Diploma Of Early Childhood Education And Care
Course Code: CHC50121 | CRICOS Code: 111822E


Children Services

Delivery Mode



64 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: CHC50121 | CRICOS Code: 111822E


This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. Educators at this level are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved learning framework and for maintaining compliance in other areas of service operations. They use specialised knowledge and analyse and apply theoretical concepts to diverse work situations. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other educators.

Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education And Care throws light on the dedication and work put in by the educators of Australia who work in regulated children’s education and care services, The course is designed, structured and implemented with a curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved effective learning framework which in turn maintains the complains in other areas of service and operation.

Use of modern methods and real life examples from various work situations and given to analyse, so that students apply the same into the theoretical concepts for better understanding

Early Childhood Educators spend their time in day care centres, family day care centres, pre-schools and kindergartens.

Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration : 64 Weeks

Tuition Fee : $AUD 24,000

Material Fees : $AUD 3,500

Total Course Fee: $AUD 27,500

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Next Intake
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
21st August, 2023 29th January, 2024
09th October, 2023 04th March, 2024
13th November 2023 22th April, 2024
27th May, 2024
15th July, 2024
19th August, 2024
07th October, 2024
11th November 2024
Entry Requirement

The following are the admission requirements:

Eligibility: –

  • The candidate must complete 18yrs of age or older at the time of course commencement.
  • Potential candidates may be asked to undertake an LLN Assessment/Enrolment Interview prior to acceptance to the course.
  • The candidate needs to ensure that they have completed anyone of the following: –
  • CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • OR
  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

IELTS Requirements: –

  • The candidate needs to secure the English level of IELTS 6.0, with no band less than 5.5 OR

    Equivalent such as;

    IBT – 60

    CAE – 169

    OET – Pass

    Duolingo – 100

    General English Advanced MOI Certificate Or

    Certificate IV OR

    Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution.

  • The candidate must have the ability to undertake a work placement at a regulated child care centre.

Assessments may include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, role play, presentation, work-based project, research projects, and workplace observations/evidences.

Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent. It is mandatory to complete work placement hours to be eligible for attainment of this qualification.

Students receive their certificate of completion in CHC50121- Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care on completion of all required units of the course.

Students who partially complete the course will receive a “Statement of Attainment” for the units deemed competent by the candidate. Work placement hours are to be completed on a mandatory basis for the attainment of this qualification.

Career Pathway

On completion of this course the candidate is opened to opportunities to seek employment as;

  • Childcare Assistant
  • Room Leader
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Coordinator
Vocational Placement

This qualification requires that the learner completes a total of at least 280 hours of work placement in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia.

Essential Information

ISMT College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. At the same time, accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also consider and grant Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

ISMT College will discuss with the candidate the process and the options for RPL, during the entry process and interview stage. The suitability of the candidate is often determined on how much experience one had in certain areas, their work history and previous training.

If RPL is determined that as a candidate you have a possibility, then you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.


It has been made mandatory for all students studying VET coursed in Australia to use a USI.

The USI is available online and free of cost to the student. The USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed.

The candidate is required to visit the official USI website: – https://www.usi.gov.au/students/international-offshore”> for more information


A USI can only be created after you have arrived in Australia and the information on how to do this will be included in your orientation.


ISMT College ensures all candidates that, relevant resources are available. So that, the candidates may settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our dedicated staff puts in their efforts to assist in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.


ISMT College provides orientation to assist students through culturally appropriate programs. Candidates are requested to refer Pre-enrolment information pack at www.ismt.edu.au Candidates will only be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled course.

Pathway From Qualification
After completing this course CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care the candidates may progress to higher education courses.
Units Of Competency
The CHC50121 Diploma Of Early Childhood Education And Care requires the completion of the following 15 Units (including 12 core and 3 electives).
Core units
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
CHCECE041 Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
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
CHCECE047 Analyse information to inform children’s learning
CHCECE048 Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum
CHCECE049 Embed environmental responsibility in service operations
CHCECE050 Work in partnership with children’s families
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Elective units
BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.

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