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This advanced level of study reflects the role of Early Childhood Educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

Early Childhood is a fast moving industry sector, if you are ready to take on more responsibility and higher level roles this Diploma is exactly the right choice to help you achieve your career goals. Talk to our Customer Care Team about RPL [recognition of prior learning]. The recognition gained may considerably reduce the study time needed to complete a qualification.


  • 24 months maximum duration
  • 28 Units
  • Weekly class based mentoring sessions
  • Monthly trainer visits to your Centre
  • 12 hours per Unit of directed home studies
  • 4 hours per Unit of research
  • This course requires the support of your workplace and 240 hours of employment/job tasks, OR will be achieved throughout the course or end of the course.


CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a pathway to Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Education (Primary Education), and Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education).

Successful completion of this program may assist students to gain entry into further study and/or may contribute towards study credits. Go here to see your Education career pathway map and begin.


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This course is nationally recoginsed training

Available in Burleigh Waters, Lismore. see below for details

NSW Fees
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First Qualification
Second Qualification
Non-subsidised Fee
Full Fee
Queensland Fees
Subsidised Fee
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$420 ($15 per unit)
Co-Contribution Fee
$560 ($20 per unit)
Non-subsidised Fee
Full Fee

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Location: Burleigh Waters
Start Dates: 5 October 2021, 1 November 2021, 6 December 2021, 10 January 2022, 7 February 2022, 7 March 2022, 4 April 2022, 9 May 2022, 6 June 2022
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Duration: 24 months
Training mode: Online
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