Queensland Academy of Technology

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Queensland Academy of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 082222G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

A Diploma further enables you to implement, and manage education and care programs, and supervise staff and volunteers. You'll also gain entry level management knowledge and skills that let you oversee the early childhood education and care service.

Course Description

Through your study time here at Queensland Academy of Technology, you will engage with our professional teachers, and learn about the development of the whole child. The holistic development covers intellectual, social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children under six years old. This qualification will empower you with the knowledge and practical experience required to work with children, to support their learning, development, wellbeing, rights and safety. This course will build on your skills in curriculum planning care routines and understanding children’s cognitive development. As an educator you will be qualified to supervise staff and students and volunteers, implement programs for the children in an early years setting.

As an educator you will be qualified to supervise staff and students and volunteers, implement programs for the children in an early years setting.

Course Duration and Study Options

58 Weeks (2 days per week; Minimum 240 hours industry placement)
44 Weeks (Certificate III ECEC graduate )

Assessments

Skills and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you study at the Queensland Academy of Technology, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback.

Credit transfer is available for students who have successfully completed units of competency through a nationally recognised provided. Evidence of transcript will be requested prior to commencing the course.

Employment Opportunities

Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:

  • Before and After School Care Coordinator
  • Lead Educator
  • Long Day Care Service Centre Manager
  • Family Day Care Coordinator
  • Centre Administrator

Further Study

Students can pursue further studies from our wide range of university pathways. Pathways include a Bachelor degree in:

  • Education (Early Childhood)
  • Human Service and Social Science. Students can have up to 8 units credit (1 year) transferred.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 13,000 for the entire course
Start date: 19 October 2021
02 November 2021
16 November 2021
Duration: 92 weeks
Study mode: Self study / online (with attendance)
Address

Queensland Academy of Technology

Ground Floor, 333 Adelaide Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

IELTS 5.5 (no band below 5.0)* or equivalent

Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent in the student’s home country).

Students who have not completed high school must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicate a likely success of course completion.

Address

Queensland Academy of Technology
Ground Floor, 333 Adelaide Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia