Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Australian Technical and Management College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093517A

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


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.

Possible pathways for further study

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Units of Competency:


CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence

CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE003 Provide care for children

CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services

CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour

CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency

CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning

CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development

CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations

CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety


BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals

BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCMGT003 Lead the work team

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
7,450 Per Year
Read moreOnshore Tuition fee: 14,900 for the entire course; Administration fee: 200; Material Fee: 450; Entire course fee: 15,800 (Offshore international)
Dec 2022
Feb 2023
Mar 2023
104 weeks
Full time
Australian Technical and Management College
Melbourne Campus
601 Bourke Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

• Completion of year 11 or equivalent (Subject to the assessment and approval of ATMC Admission team.)

• Applicants must be 18 years of age and above

• Successful completion of Pre-training review (PTR)

• English Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent with no band under 5

• English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) skills appropriate to the course requirements.


Australian Technical and Management College
Melbourne Campus
601 Bourke Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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