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Early Childhood – Diploma

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Are you passionate about offering children the best opportunities for their individual development?

 

Our CHC50113 – Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care course is designed to train students in all aspects of childcare, from providing for care to babies, toddlers and children including assisting with routines, facilitating play to planning and implementing programs that support children’s development. Some of the advanced skills you will learn in this course is how to make sure a facility follows the regulations of the National Quality Framework , management and leadership, health and safety management and  develop and implement curriculum and programs for children including those with additional needs. The course has an ideal balance of theory and practical skills to ensure your confidence to advance in the workplace.

SESSIONS

46 face to face sessions – 1 x 5 hour class per week

FEES

GOVERNMENT FUNDED: $0 Tuition Fee and $260 Material Fee = $260 total

*To check eligibility for funding under Skills First, click here

FULL FEE STUDENT $8995 Tuition Fee and $260 Material Fee = $9255 total

VET Student Loans available if eligible. Click  here for further information.

Our graduates have said that our course had a positive impact on their future career and study

Our Diploma level qualification is best for people who are wanting a higher level of responsibility in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector and will allow you to potentially take on a supervisor, room leader, family day care coordinator or a management role in child care. It is also a pathway into completing a Bachelor of Education – Early Childhood.

Module Overview

Certificate MCFE Diploma ECEC

Become certified in Early Childhood Education and Care

 

Gaining our Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care certification will assure you have the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel in today’s childcare profession. We employ trainers that are current in the industry, either running their own businesses or working as authorised supervisors and mentors in childcare centres, Trainers who are able to give you insight into the industry and daily demands and are current on best practice in the industry.

I learnt so much in my Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course with MCFE that I completed the Diploma here too. I’ve been working for over 2 years at a long day care centre and I love it!
Anna Chen

After completing my Certificate III in Early Childhood with MCFE, which I loved, I recently became room leader of the babies’ room at my centre so have started my Diploma here too as I know the skills I’ll learn will be invaluable

LOUISE CARSON

I’ve been working in the industry full time since the day after I finished my course. Without MCFE I wouldn’t be working in my dream career

CRYSTELLE O’TOOLE

I loved the flexibility of the course and having classes on Saturday made sure it didn’t interfere with my business in family day care and my family commitments. Our tutor was very knowledgeable and always ready to help

KASHMERE RATU

Got Questions?

Practical placement is on the job training that you undertake during your course. This is a fantastic opportunity to practice the skills you are learning in the classroom in a supported manner.

MCFE requires you to complete 250 hours in the workplace in total and your trainer will visit you in the workplace to discuss any questions you have or go over training, and to observe and assess competency in skills towards the end of your placement hours.

The course is delivered over 46 face-to-face sessions with 1 session held each week. In addition to face-to-face classes you will be required to undertake self paced learning, which is approximately 15 hours on average per week.

It is expected that the course could take you 15 months to complete, though this can vary from person to person.

The VET Student Loans program is an income contingent loan offered by the Australian Government that helps eligible students pay for some vocational education and training (VET) diploma level or above courses.

For further information and details of eligiblity, please call our office on 1300 368 883 or visit studyassist.gov.au

You could become an authorised supervisor, centre manager, family day care coordinator, room leader or program manager. Further study is available to become an Early Childhood teacher or Kindergarten teacher.

Successful completion of the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is recognised by most Universities, and some units of the Bachelor of Early Childhood (including primary teaching) are awarded automatically.

Your first aid statement of attainment will be issued within a week of competently completing the units, providing any fees have been paid in full.