This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. Educators at this level are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved learning framework and for maintaining compliance in other areas of service operations.
The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 15 units comprising of twelve (12) core units and three (3) elective units, consisting of: 2 units from the electives listed below, up to 1 unit from the list below, elsewhere in the CHC Community Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course. The selection of electives chosen must be guided by the job outcome sought, local sector requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
For a full list of units, please download the course guide here.
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold either
CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Students must complete Practical Placement which requires a police check. Students must also hold a Working with Children’s Check (WWC).
Units in this Qualification
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|BSBTWK502||Manage team effectiveness||Core|
|CHCECE041||Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children||Core|
|CHCECE041||Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing||Core|
|CHCECE043||Nurture creativity in children||Core|
|CHCECE044||Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service||Core|
|CHCECE045||Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children||Core|
|CHCECE046||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children||Core|
|CHCECE047||Analyse information to inform children’s learning||Core|
|CHCECE048||Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum||Core|
|CHCECE049||Embed environmental responsibility in service operations||Core|
|CHCECE050||Work in partnership with children’s families||Core|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Core|
|CHCDIV003||Manage and promote diversity||Elective|
|CHCECE053||Respond to grievances and complaints about the service||Elective|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy||Elective|