This qualification 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.
RTO ID: 3900
2021 intake dates
With prior Cert III – Rolling intakes
This qualification consists of a combination of theory-based training and practical implementation in the workplace. Learners who are not employed in the early childhood sector (working with children) will be required to complete a minimum of 280 hours of work placement. Placement is organised by Gowrie Victoria and supported by regular visits by a Gowrie Victoria trainer.
Units of competency:
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||70|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||55|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||40|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||63|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||35|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||20|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||25|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||70|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children||70|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||60|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||70|
|CHCECE017||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood||240|
|CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children||80|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children||50|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations||60|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety||40|
|BSBSUS501||Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability||50|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care service||120|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy||90|
|CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour||50|
|CHCECE021||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children||50|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning||70|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children||70|
|BSBLED401||Develop teams and individuals||40|
|CHCMGT003||Lead the work team||100|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||120|
|CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency||80|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development||170|
Tuition Fees Current as at 18 November 2019
|Skills First eligible tuition fee||Skills First concession tuition fee||Non-funded tuition fee|
Note: Tuition Fees quoted above are the maximum fees payable. Fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. ^ Concession fees are applicable to all Skills First Program eligible individuals enrolling into a Diploma who self-identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent only.
Additional Fees (for detailed information refer to learner handbook found on Studying with us page)
|Assessment visit cancellation fee||$75.00|
|Cluster re-enrolment fee||$200.00|
|Certificate re-issuance fee||$25.00|
- Learners must meet the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills standards for Diploma of ECEC level study.
- Learners must obtain a Working with Children (WWC) Check.
- Learners must be at least 15 years of age and be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
- If you are currently employed you may be eligible for a traineeship.
- Gowrie Victoria encourages people with disabilities to apply. Approval will be subject to the person being able to undertake all tasks and requirements of the course.
- Authorised Supervisor
- Children’s Services Coordinator
- Centre Manager
- Group/Team Coordinator/Leader
- Children’s Adviser
- Program Leader