Alana Kaye College

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Alana Kaye College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 108125A

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Units of Study

CHCECE041 Maintain a safe and healthy environment of children

CHCECE048 Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum

CHCECE042 Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing

CHCECE043 Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE044 Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service

CHCECE045 Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children

CHCECE046 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE049 Embed environmental responsibility in service operations

CHCECE050 Work in partnership with children’s families

CHCECE047 Analyse information to inform children’s learning

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Elective Units

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

CHCMGT003 Lead the work team

CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity

Career Outcomes

This qualification is for those early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing programs in early childhood education and care services. In most states and territories, it is the qualification required at Director or Service Manager level.

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Course opportunities

Start date: 03 October 2022
Duration: 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Gold Coast Campus

3 Suter Street
Gold Coast Queensland 4215

Entry criteria

Students must be aged 18 years and above

Evidence of acceptable English language test course as below:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), internet-based test 46
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) 162
  • Pearson Test of English Academic 42

In addition, students are asked to identify if they would like to participate in an LLN assessment as part of the enrolment process in the areas of reading, writing, oral communication, and numeracy. This ensures the course is at an appropriate level for students and educational support is provided.

All students must be willing to participate in mandatory work placement of a minimum of 280 hours, and this will require a working with children clearance.


Alana Kaye College
Darwin City Campus
2 Shepherd Street Darwin Northern Territory 0800