Early Childhood Education and Care Package includes

*Excludes resources and enrollment fees. Full time students only.





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-based training in a regulated child care environment with children aged 0-6 years.

Modes of delivery for this course are face-to-face class and online learning.

Instalment Plan:

11 Direct Debit Monthly Instalments


20 hours/week
Specific days will be advised during orientation

Inclusive of 240 hours of work-based training at an approved Child Care Centre

Resource Fees:


Tuition Fees:


Entry Requirements:

  • Completion of Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent) or obtain RPL or credit transfer for required units
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent with no band score less than 5.0

Matured Aged students are assessed on case by case basis on their eligibility to enrol to the respective course based on their working experience if they do not have evidence of previous required academic qualifications.

Students will also be required to undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test at the time of enrolment and at any time if the college believes that their levels are not up to standards. Even if student has the appropriate IELTS score, they are still required to do the LLN test at time of enrolment.


Total: 54 weeks
(46 study weeks + 8 weeks 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
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and Improve Own Professional Practice
CHCPOL003 – Research and Apply Evidence to Practice
CHCMGT003 – Lead the Work Team
CHCPOL002 – Develop and Implement Policy
BSBMGT605 – Provide leadership across the organisation

*The unit will be delivered by a third party provider; Perth CBD College

Assessment Methods:

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

Work-Based Training 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
  • Coordinator
  • Room Leader

Further Education:

  • BSB50215 Diploma of Business (087812M)
  • BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management (099341E)

Intake Dates 2021

10/01/2021 - Term 1 (CLOSED)
12/04/2021 - Term 2 (CLOSED)
12/07/2021 - Term 3 (CLOSED)
11/10/2021 - Term 4

Intake Dates 2022

31/01/2022 - Term 1
25/04/2022 - Term 2
18/7/2022 - Term 3
10/10/2022 - Term 4