Course Description: 

Students will learn how to implement an approved learning framework within the confines of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Students will also be given the responsibility to design and implement a curriculum for early childhood education and care services. As part of this course, students will also be required to gain a minimum of 240 hours of work experience in a regulated child care environment with children aged 0-6 years.

Instalment Plan: 

4 Instalments (Every 10 weeks) 

Resource Fees: 

$440 

Tuition Fees: 

$10,000 

Entry Requirements: 

Completion of Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent) or obtain RPL or credit transfer for required units

Duration: 

Total: 54 weeks
(46 study weeks + 8 week break)
Two Semesters

Course Content:

CHCLEG001 – Work Legally and Ethically
CHCECE001 – Develop Cultural Competence
CHCECE002 – Ensure the Health and Safety of Children
CHCECE003 – Provide Care for Children
CHCECE004 – Promote and Provide Healthy Food and Drinks
CHCECE005 – Provide Care for Babies and Toddlers
CHCECE007 – Develop Positive and Respectful Relationships with Children
CHCECE009 – Use an Approved Learning Framework to Guide Practice
CHCECE016 – Establish and Maintain a Safe and Healthy Environment for Children
CHCECE017 – Foster the Holistic Development and Wellbeing of the Child in Early Childhood
CHCECE018 – Nurture Creativity in Children
CHCECE019 – Facilitate Compliance in an Education and Care Service
CHCECE020 – Establish and Implement Plans for Developing Cooperative Behaviour
CHCECE021 – Implement Strategies for the Inclusion of All Children
CHCECE022 – Promote Children’s Agency
CHCECE023 – Analyse Information to Inform Learning
CHCECE024 – Design and Implement the Curriculum to Foster Children’s Learning and Development
CHCECE025 – Embed Sustainable Practices in Service Operations
CHCECE026 – Work in Partnership with Families to Provide Appropriate Education and Care for Children
CHCPRT001 – Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk
HLTAID004 – Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting*
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Safety
HLTWHS003 – Maintain Work Health and Safety
CHCINM002 – Meet Community Information Needs
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and Improve Own Professional Practice
CHCDIV001 – Work with Diverse People
CHCMGT003 – Lead the Work Team
CHCPOL002 – Develop and Implement Policy

*Will be administered by Response Plus (operating under RTO No. 90909) or a suitably qualified alternative

Assessment Methods:

  • Reports
  • Exams
  • Interviews
  • Role playing
  • Case studies
  • Group projects
  • Observations
  • Presentations
  • Problem solving
  • Work-based training

Work Experience Arrangement:

Practical experience at a local child care centre and successful completion of the placement is part of the course assessment. Kingston works closely with a range of local child care centres that provide work placement opportunities to our students. Before undertaking work placement, students must have Working With Children (WWC) clearance and a valid Australian First Aid Certificate. After enrolling with Kingston, students should apply for Working With Children (WWC) clearance at any Post Office.

Employment Opportunities:

  • Centre Director
  • Assistant Centre Director
  • Educational Leader
  • Qualified Educator

Intake Dates

25-09-2017
22-01-2018
16-04-2018
16-07-2018
15-10-2018