National Provider Code No. 51259 | CRICOS Code 02543G

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

(Pathway)(CRICOS Course Code: 108151K)

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. They use specialised knowledge and analyse and apply theoretical concepts to diverse work situations. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other educators.
Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.
To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 280 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.

AQF stands for Australian Qualification Framework while KIC stands for Kingston International College.

Description Amount
Application $250.00
Commitment $1,000.00
Tuition $8,800.00
Resource $450.00
Total course amount $10,500.00
  • All fees advertised are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

52 weeks (40 academic weeks + 12 weeks of study breaks)
Mandatory scheduled classes: 2 days weekly.
Academic support day: 1 day weekly, on Fridays.
20 hours academic contact weekly.

  • Must meet IELTS 6.0, PTE 50, TOEFL 64, CEA 169, OET B overall test result or equivalent (KIC pathway student exempted) and
  • KIC’s Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Digital (LLND) test (KIC pathway student exempted) and
  • Successful completion of CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
UNIT NO UNIT CODE UNIT TITLE UNIT PREREQUISITE/S
Units marked with an *asterisk have one or more prerequisites.
UNIT DURATION
(Weeks)
12 CORE UNITS
1 BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness Nil 2
2 CHCECE041 Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
(This unit will be partly delivered /Assessed in a specific 3rd party venue)
Nil 2
3 CHCECE042 Foster holistic early childhood learning, development, and wellbeing
(Work based training session of at least 280 hours in a 3rd party venue)
Nil 2
4 CHCECE043 Nurture creativity in children
(This unit will be partly delivered /Assessed in a specific 3rd party venue)
Nil 3
5 CHCECE044 Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service
(This unit will be partly delivered /Assessed in a specific 3rd party venue)
Nil 3
6 CHCECE045 Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children
(This unit will be partly delivered /Assessed in a specific 3rd party venue)
Nil 3
7 CHCECE046 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
(This unit will be partly delivered /Assessed in a specific 3rd party venue)
Nil 3
8 CHCECE047 Analyse information to inform children’s learning
(This unit will be partly delivered /Assessed in a specific 3rd party venue)
Nil 3
9 CHCECE048 Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum
(Work based training session of at least 280 hours in a 3rd party venue)
Nil 3
10 CHCECE049 Embed environmental responsibility in service operations
(This unit will be partly delivered /Assessed in a specific 3rd party venue)
Nil 3
11 CHCECE050 Work in partnership with children’s families
(This unit will be partly delivered /Assessed in a specific 3rd party venue)
Nil 3
12 CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Nil 3
3 ELECTIVE UNITS (3 Elective units selected from listed training.gov.au CHC50121 package)
13 BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments Nil 3
14 CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity Nil 2
15 BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence Nil 2
Academic weeks 40 weeks
Course study breaks 12 weeks
Total course duration for 15 units of competency 52 weeks
YEAR 2024

STUDY TERMS (T) ACADEMIC DATES STUDY BREAKS
Jan 2024 (T1), 12 weeks 22 Jan 2024 to 31 Mar 2024 (10 weeks) 1 Apr 2024 to 14 Apr 2024 (2 weeks)
Apr 2024 (T2), 13 weeks 15 Apr 2024 to 23 June 2024 (10 weeks) 24 June 2024 to 14 July 2024 (3 weeks)
July 2024 (T3), 12 weeks 15 July 2024 to 22 Sep 2024 (10 weeks) 23 Sep 2024 to 6 Oct 2024 (2 weeks)
Sep 2024 (T4), 15 weeks 7 Oct 2024 to 15 Dec 2024 (10 weeks) 16 Dec 2024 to 19 Jan 2025 (5 weeks)

YEAR 2025

STUDY TERMS (T) ACADEMIC DATES STUDY BREAKS
Jan 2025 (T1), 12 weeks 20 Jan 2025 to 30 Mar 2025 (10 weeks) 31 Mar 2025 to 13 Apr 2025 (2 weeks)
Apr 2025 (T2), 13 weeks 14 Apr 2025 to 22 June 2025 (10 weeks) 23 June 2025 to 13 July 2025 (3 weeks)
July 2025 (T3), 12 weeks 14 July 2025 to 21 Sep 2025 (10 weeks) 22 Sep 2025 to 5 Oct 2025 (2 weeks)
Sep 2025 (T4), 15 weeks 6 Oct 2025 to 14 Dec 2025 (10 weeks) 15 Dec 2025 to 18 Jan 2026 (5 weeks)

YEAR 2026

STUDY TERMS (T) ACADEMIC DATES STUDY BREAKS
Jan 2026 (T1), 12 weeks 19 Jan 2026 to 29 Mar 2026 (10 weeks) 30 Mar 2026 to 12 Apr 2026 (2 weeks)
Apr 2026 (T2), 13 weeks 13 Apr 2026 to 21 June 2026 (10 weeks) 22 June 2026 to 12 July 2026 (3 weeks)
July 2026 (T3), 12 weeks 13 July 2026 to 20 Sep 2026 (10 weeks) 21 Sep 2026 to 4 Oct 2026 (2 weeks)
Sep 2026 (T4), 15 weeks 5 Oct 2026 to 13 Dec 2026 (10 weeks) 14 Dec 2026 to 17 Jan 2027 (5 weeks)

YEAR 2027

STUDY TERMS (T) ACADEMIC DATES STUDY BREAKS
Jan 2027 (T1), 12 weeks 18 Jan 2027 to 28 Mar 2027 (10 weeks) 29 Mar 2027 to 11 Apr 2027 (2 weeks)
Apr 2027 (T2), 13 weeks 12 Apr 2027 to 20 June 2027 (10 weeks) 21 June 2027 to 11 July 2027 (3 weeks)
July 2027 (T3), 12 weeks 12 July 2027 to 19 Sep 2027 (10 weeks) 20 Sep 2027 to 3 Oct 2027 (2 weeks)
Sep 2027 (T4), 15 weeks 4 Oct 2027 to 12 Dec 2027 (10 weeks) 13 Dec 2027 to 16 Jan 2028 (5 weeks)

YEAR 2028

STUDY TERMS (T) ACADEMIC DATES STUDY BREAKS
Jan 2028 (T1), 12 weeks 17 Jan 2028 to 26 Mar 2028 (10 weeks) 27 Mar 2028 to 9 Apr 2028 (2 weeks)
Apr 2028 (T2), 13 weeks 10 Apr 2028 to 18 June 2028 (10 weeks) 19 June 2028 to 9 July 2028 (3 weeks)
July 2028 (T3), 12 weeks 10 July 2028 to 17 Sep 2028 (10 weeks) 18 Sep 2028 to 1 Oct 2028 (2 weeks)
Sep 2028 (T4), 15 weeks 2 Oct 2028 to 10 Dec 2028 (10 weeks) 11 Dec 2028 to 14 Jan 2029 (5 weeks)

YEAR 2029

STUDY TERMS (T) ACADEMIC DATES STUDY BREAKS
Jan 2029 (T1), 12 weeks 15 Jan 2029 to 25 Mar 2029 (10 weeks) 26 Mar 2029 to 8 Apr 2029 (2 weeks)
Apr 2029 (T2), 13 weeks 9 Apr 2029 to 17 June 2029 (10 weeks) 18 June 2029 to 8 July 2029 (3 weeks)
July 2029 (T3), 12 weeks 9 July 2029 to 16 Sep 2029 (10 weeks) 17 Sep 2029 to 30 Sep 2029 (2 weeks)
Sep 2029 (T4), 15 weeks 1 Oct 2029 to 9 Dec 2029 (10 weeks) 10 Dec 2029 to 13 Jan 2030 (5 weeks)