CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
MSA Training and Professional Development have teamed up with some of our local Childcare Centres to create a course structure that will give you the best skills possible to start or further your career in the Childhood Education sector.
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide care for groups and individual children.
This course 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 in a range of childcare facilities as a Early Childhood Educator.
Students will gain experience throughout the course including a work placement component of a minimum 320 hours in a licensed and registered early childhood service.
People with a disability are encouraged to apply
Upon Successful Completion of this Qualification you can seek job roles as a:
• Out of School Hours Care Educator
• Family Day Care Educator
• Group/Team Coordinator
• Childcare Educator
• Room Leader
• Centre Manager
Already working in childcare?
Click here to find out how you can complete the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care through your workplace
RTO Number: 21526
These fees are inclusive of all learning materials and assessments.
Course fees must be made prior to course commencement. Up to $1000 will be taken as a deposit for upfront payments, with the balance to be paid via a payment plan or Request for Invoice/purchase order (eg. If your employer is paying).
All enrolments are subject to our Refund/Transfer Policy, please click here for the relevant details.
To be eligible for the concession price for short courses and Certificate & Diploma (Non-Funded only), you must be one of the following:
Monash and other students
Health Care Card and Pension Card holders
The Victorian Government has partnered with the Commonwealth Government to create a JobTrainer Fund. This will provide additional funding to increase access to training for Victorians who have been most impacted by COVID – 19.
If you are aged between 17-24 or a job seeker you may be eligible to benefit from free or low fee training places in the below courses.
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
If you are a job seeker you must provide evidence of one of the below documents.
– A current and valid Commonwealth Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Veteran’s Gold Card
– A separation certificate from your employer
– A letter from their employer or company receiver stating that you have been made redundant or will be retrenched.
There is only a limited number of funded spots under the Job Trainer Initiative. Please contact us if you would like further information or if you would like to find out if you are eligible for the funding.
A Debitsuccess Establishment Fee of $12.00 will be collected along with your first payment.
A Payment Dishonour Fee of $14.95 will be charged for each dishonoured payment.
If you have already completed the Certificate III please contact the office to discuss your options.
To view the 2021 Indicative Government Subsidised Student Tuition Fees for all our courses please click here. All course fees include manuals throughout the course.
Please note you will need a Police Check to work in this industry. Use the code ACPETNCC to get the student discount price of $25 https://acpet.nationalcrimecheck.com.au/
Government Funded positions for 2021 are yet to be confirmed. If you wish to apply for Government Funding for this course, please contact the office via email in December – firstname.lastname@example.org
MSA Training and Professional Development has partnered with OpenPay.
Using OpenPay, we are able to offer an easy payment plan, in either weekly, or fortnightly repayments, to suit your budget, and lifestyle, whilst at the same time improving your independence and freedom. All of this without the financial stress of an outright purchase. Easy Payment Terms of 1 Month – 24 Months are available, to approved purchasers. Please note, this service is offered by OpenPay, which is not connected to MSA Training and Professional Development.
If you would like to obtain further information on our payment plans, please contact us on 9905 3180 or go to www.openpay.com.au/how/
If you are between the ages of 45-70, and currently living in VIC, NSW or ACT and an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, you may be eligible for funding from VERTO.
If eligible, VERTO may pay half of your course fees, up to $2,200.
To find out more, check your eligibility or start your funding process, please visit the VERTO website here.
Students will be required to complete a minimum of 320 hours of work placement in a licenced and registered early childhood service. Practical placement will commence in week 3 of the course structure. You will not be able to complete Placement unless you have a Working with Children’s check and police check.
Please Note: If you have completed a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care previously, the minimum hours will reduce.
For students who are looking to further their career beyond completing the Diploma level qualification with us we are working closely with the Faculty of Education at Monash University to provide a pathway into the dual-sector Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Years and Primary Education for eligible students. For more information on this pathway please contact our office.
You will be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. Please see student handbook for more information on the LL&N Assessment.
You are required to have a Working with Children’s Check, and police check before enrolment into this course.
Students must be 16 years of age or older to complete the course.
To enrol into this course, please download the enrolment forms below. Once completed please email to email@example.com. You will then be contacted by the office in regards to completing the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment. Please note, the LLN assessment is a requirement for ALL students who wish to undertake this qualification. For more information click here.
Please ensure you sign the enrolment form with your actual signature – find out how to sign a PDF here.
Please do not print the enrolment forms. You can use Adobe PDF viewer/reader to edit the forms and return via email.
You can download this software for free here: https://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/
Once you have been accepted into your course, you will receive an email roughly one week prior to course commencement. This will include student log in details and information about your Zoom classroom.
Credit Transfer is a process used to recognise qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other RTO or TAFE. If you have successfully completed any of the units in the course in which you are enrolling, or their equivalent, you may be eligible for credit transfer. Where credit transfer is granted you will be considered to have already successfully completed the unit(s), and will not have to participate in training or assessment activities for that unit(s). In determining where credit transfer may be granted, MSA Training and Professional Development must be confident of the currency of the applicant’s knowledge. In fields where practice/technology is changing rapidly, credit transfer may not be granted where knowledge of unit(s) has dated.
MSA Training and Professional Development will recognise AQF qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any RTO.
To apply for a credit transfer, please complete the Application for credit transfer form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
RPL is an assessment process that gives an individual (you) an opportunity to gain formal recognition—i.e. a qualification or statement of attainment— for knowledge and skills you have attained through informal learning, work and life experiences. If you think you may be able to gain RPL for any of the units for this qualification, please speak to us to request and RPL Information Handout.
Belinda has over 28 years in both the Child care and Vocational Education Sector. She has been a Centre Director, Classroom trainer, and delivered Early Childhood training via the Workplace, Distance and Traineeships . Belinda has also worked with Centre Directors to design and deliver Professional Development training to the staff. Belinda has excellent communication and organisational skills which are applied to assist her students with their studies.
Enrolling into this course (classroom based only) will entitle you to a temporary public transport tertiary concession card.
PTV Tertiary Student ID holders receive a 50 per cent discount on travel.
To obtain a PTV Tertiary Student ID you must be:
- attending a normal course of full-time study at an Institution registered with the Victorian Department of Education and Training as shown in the PTV Register of Approved Courses in Tertiary Institutions; and
- a citizen or permanent resident of Australia (Special Category Visa holders excluded); student with refugee status; student studying as part of an approved overseas exchange program; or student holding an Australia Awards Scholarship.
Unfortunately, you’re not eligible for a PTV Tertiary Student ID if you are:
- enrolled in a Masters, Doctorate, or other postgraduate course
- an overseas full-fee paying student (primary, secondary or tertiary)
- enrolled in a tertiary course which is less than 10 weeks duration
- enrolled in an apprenticeship course
- enrolled in an off-campus course
- not studying full time
To assess the type of concession, select ‘Monash Student Association’ in the Institution drop down box, this will bring up a list of MTPD courses.
Applying for a PTV Tertiary ID
Complete the PTV Tertiary Student ID form below and attach to your enrolment application:
- 2020 PTV Tertiary Student ID application form (PDF) 791 KB
- 2020 PTV Tertiary Student ID application form – accessible version (DOCX) 36 KB
For more information go to https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/concessions-and-free-travel/children-and-students/tertiary-students/