CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National code: CHC50113 | WA course code: J594 | CRICOS code: 081871D

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.

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

About this course

Advance your career helping children grow and develop in the early childhood education and care industry with this qualification.

Gain 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.

Learn how to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. You will also study ethical work practices, legal requirements of the industry, staff supervision and the obligations to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

As part of this qualification you will undertake work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

​Please select a campus below and press the Download Course Flyer button to view detailed information about this course, including core and elective units; work placements; assessment methods; and learning resources, facilities and equipment.

Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (Academic) of 6.0 with no band score less than 6.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is required for entry into this course at North Metropolitan TAFE, South Metropolitan TAFE and South Regional TAFE.

  • Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 is required for entry into this course at Central Regional TAFE.

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Tuition fees

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TIWA tuition fees are reviewed annually and can be viewed in the Schedule of Fees.

If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

Resource fees are for consumables used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc. This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Students must obtain a police clearance from their home country and undergo a Working with Children Check; prior to commencing work placement.

Career opportunities

  • Childcare Assistant
  • Creche Carer
  • Family and Long Day Carer
  • Playgroup Assistant
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