Australian Learning Group

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Australian Learning Group

Course details

CRICOS course code: 107419F

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is for students who would like to take the next step in their Early Childhood Education career. This nationally recognised qualification is the perfect opportunity to build on the existing skills and knowledge acquired in Certificate III.

In this course, students will learn to implement an approved learning framework, and support children’s well-being, learning and development.

You will develop extensive skills and understanding of pedagogical practices and in-depth knowledge to design and implement an approved curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved learning framework and for maintaining compliance in other areas of service operations.

Furthermore, you will gain the confidence to lead a team working in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

Course Outcomes

The program outcomes for this course are:

Workers qualified at a Diploma level are primarily employed child care educators in an Early Learning Centre or Occasional Day centres in a room leader or management role. They could also be employed as a Nanny.
Preparation for further study and vocational skills with development of study and research skills, language and literacy skills, communication skills, time management, planning and managing projects, interpersonal skills and the development of techniques.
A study pathway to a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and/or a Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching.


Early Childhood Educator
Family Day Care Educator
Occasional Care Educator
Centre Director
Educational Leader
Room Leader
Nominated Supervisor
Second in Charge/ Certified Supervisor

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 9,160 Per Year Read more2,290 per term
Start date: 30 January 2023
24 April 2023
17 July 2023
Duration: 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane Campus

Level 4, 243 Edward Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12.

IELTS - 6.0 (with no individual band under 5.5); TOEFL - Internet Based 60; Cambridge English - CAE 169; PTE Academic - 50; OET - B.


Australian Learning Group
Sydney Campus
Building 5B, Level 3, 1-59 Quay Street Sydney New South Wales 2000