CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

VFA Learning

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095425M

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will equip you with the skills to be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services. In most states it is the highest level for children’s services centre-based care, and you’ll graduate with the skills required to work as a Childcare Assistant or Centre Manager.

We also assist with organizing practical placements where required and on-the-job training is supported by regular workplace visits by a qualified Early Childhood Assessor.

Key Study Areas Include

This course was designed after a thorough consultation process with the childcare industry. The curriculum allows for the practical skills development essential for success in the childcare workplace. You can be assured that when you leave the course and enter a childcare career, you will have the skills necessary to make an instant impact.

Workplace Management
Planning and Programming
Observation Skill Development
Working with Families
Reflection Skills

Assessment Methods

  • Observation
  • Practical assessments
  • Case studies
  • Projects – Assignments
  • Oral questioning
  • Written questions

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Course Fee: 15,150; Application Fee: 250 (non-refundable) Jan 2023 69 weeks
Full time
VFA Learning
78 Yarra Street
Geelong Victoria 3220

Entry criteria

Successful completion of Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Satisfactory completion of Year 12 level studies or the overseas equivalent
A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5
Applicants must be 18 years of age by course commencement


VFA Learning
78 Yarra Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
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