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This is 69 weeks(nominally 18 months) (or until the relevant competencies are achieved) our diploma provides the necessary qualifications required to meet the needs of the Education and Care Services, National regulations, regulation 10 which requires Family Day Care Educators to either hold a relevant nationally recognized qualification or “Be working towards” a CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, the requirement of the legislation enabling a person to be a Family Day Care Educator.
This qualification covers workers in children’s services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements.
Participants who attain this qualification typically are:
This qualification equips workers to work with children from 0-5 years of age. Typically graduates will learn to provide for the care and education of children and babies in their care under the guidance of a supervisor. This will include:
To be eligible for this qualification applicant must:
Child care workers are required by law to report to DOCS if they suspect, on reasonable grounds, that a child or young person is at risk of harm. All children’s services staff, in every type of children’s service, must be aware of their obligations as mandatory reporters and must have completed the required training.
Please note that Children’s services has come under a single set of regulations as part of the new National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care. The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) will guide implementation of the Framework. Further information is available from the ACECQA website. http://acecqa.gov.au
The format for delivery/assessment will be designed around a three day per week training program conducted over the course duration involving a combination of theory sessions in the classroom, practical workplace sessions in the workplace and a single day of home based study.
Thus, each week, the participant will:
Accordingly the participant will be allocated approximately 20 hours per week to the course.This course has three distinct entry pathways, each with a corresponding course duration:
The exact duration of the course will depend upon the electives undertaken in the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and upon the currency of the participants HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.
For a participant’s HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting to contribute to their CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care the qualification must be “Current”, ie the qualification must be less than one year old at time of completion of this Diploma course, or, if the HLTAID004 qualification is older than twelve months, but less than three years and is accompanied by a HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation qualification that is less than twelve months old. Please see the CEO if additional information is required
Participants without any prior qualifications, will undertake a course consisting of twenty eight (28) units of competency comprising:
Irrelevant of the pathway undertaken, this qualification is nationally recognised and can only be delivered by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that complies with the governing standards of quality control and quality training and assessment.