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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

About the Course

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is designed for those looking to continue working in the childcare industry with long term prospects of becoming a child care centre supervisor or manager.

By undertaking this nationally accredited qualification, you will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to manage the care of children in the following ways;

Supervise and/or manage those engaged to run activities for groups of children during the day who are responsible for;

  • Positively interacting with all children, nurturing their confidence and self esteem
  • Ensuring a clean and healthy environment for all children
  • Participating in supervising indoor/outdoor environments to provide safety for the children at all times
  • Planning engaging activities, good communication skills, manage a budget, supervise employees
  • Designing and implementing curriculum and approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. 

 The Yorke Institute Experience

Yorke Institute will organize all work placement hours for you at various prestigious child care facilities.  This will be conducted in an actual operational child care facility so that you will be able to interact with skilled staff and children.  This interaction will provide you with a greater depth of understanding and knowledge of how the facility operates.  Yorke Institute has chosen facilities that have ongoing employment opportunities that may result in employment for students who successful complete their qualification. 

We provide relevant advice and learnindirection A pre-training review to assess course suitability and entry level for each individual will be conducted. This may result in a recommended learning pathway to help you meet course specific requirements. 

We offer guidancand support  Our courses are structured with due dates and a realistic number of assessments to assist you to complete the course requirements with ease.On campus learning provides you with face to face contact, and offers the opportunity to study in an inclusive and supportive environment.

Work Placement

You will be required to complete 240 hours of work placement during the course. Yorke Institute will organize the work placement at various prestigious child care facilities. Working with Children check and/or Police check required before work placement is undertaken


Theory training is conducted in Richmond. Practical training will be undertaken in an operational childcare facility in Melbourne. 

Course Description

National Code and Title

CRICOS Course Code

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care





50 weeks ( including workplacements and holidays)


Every Week

Entry Requirement

18 years old and above
IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550 or Certificate III in EAL

Pre Training Review and Proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) which is assessed by Yorke Institute

Tuition Fee

Refer to Tuition Fee

Qualification Pathways

After achieving the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification, you may wish to continue on to higher education studies at University

At any point prior to the completion of the qualification, you may request a Statement of Attainment for an individual unit or units where competence has been assessed.

At the successful completion of the qualification, CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification will be issued

Mode of Delivery 

3 days per week


Pathway from completing CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


Certificate III of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

       Career Pathway after completing CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care      

Director or Center Manager or Children’s Service Area Manager,
Group/team coordinator/leader (children's services)
Program leader (children's services)
Authorised supervisor (children's services)
Children's adviser

Employment Opportunities 


Pre-school programs
Family Day Care Centre supervisor;
Playgroup Supervisor




Unit Description 


Promote and provide healthy food and drinks


Provide care for babies and toddlers

Ensure the health and safety of children


Use an approved learning framework to guide practice  


Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting


Develop positive and respectful relationships with children


Develop cultural competence  

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety


Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

Nurture creativity in children 


Promote children’s agency


Analyse information to inform learning


Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development

CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services 
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT003 Lead the team
BSBLED401 Develop Teams and individuals
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy

 Assessment Methods

Assessments will be conducted as part of the qualification, by a qualified assessor who will ensure assessments are valid, reliable, fair and flexible. Evidence collected will comply with the rules of evidence. Where possible, assessment activities will be integrated to reflect industry application and knowledge in the workplace. 

Evidence gathering techniques

A range of assessment methods will be used based on the unit performance criteria, these may include :

  1. Case Study/Role Play
  2. Observation
  3. Written questioning
  4. Research project
  5. Third Party Evidence
  6. Portfolio
  7. RPL/RCC/CT 

 Student Enrolement Form

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