TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.
About this course
If you want to help kids thrive by providing a safe, fun, caring and stimulating environment for them to learn and grow then the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is the perfect course for you. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a childcare centre to ensure that you provide a service to meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings.
You will develop the skills to be able to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. You will also learn about ethical work practices, the legal requirements of the industry, staff supervision and the requirements to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.
During this course, you will gain extensive knowledge in advanced care routines including working with families from culturally diverse ethical backgrounds and observing and recording children's behaviour. You will also undertake a supervised work placement where you will apply all these skills and knowledge so that when you finish your studies, you will have the experience to develop strategies that will provide a healthy, safe and caring environment for children.
After completing this course, you can continue your education at University.
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Admission Requirements for your country of origin.
Students must obtain a police clearance from their home country and undergo a Working with Children Check; prior to commencing work placement.
- Childcare Assistant
- Creche Carer
- Family and Long Day Carer
- Playgroup Assistant