Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (VIC only)

Great early childhood educators play an incredible role in the lives of young children. They introduce them to the exciting world of learning, nurture their wellbeing and help them establish a foundation for their successful future. 

If you love working with cvhildren and want to make a real difference in helping shape their world for the better, why not choose a career in early childhood education? The CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and from Nepean Industry Edge Training will give you skills in the fundamental areas of early childhood learning including:

  • Designing and implementing curriculum
  • Fostering the holistic development and wellbeing of children
  • Nurturing children's creativity
  • Establishing partnerships with families
  • Positive interactions with children

This qualification will open the doors to a wide range of opportunities in the early childhood education sector for career success.

This course involves 2 days of classes per week a the Frankston campus, or flexible delivery of 6 to 8 hours of study per week. Plus you'll be able to put your new skills to the test with 280 hours of practical work placement. Please note, there is no fully self-paced online version of this course.

Government funding available: this course is subsidised through Victorian Government's Skills First program, and eligible students can have a large portion of their fees covered through the program. Please enquire to see if you qualify.

CHC50121 Nepean Industry Edge Training
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Nepean Industry Edge Training (RTO: 22214)

  • Qualification

    VET, Diploma

  • Study mode

    On Campus

  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront paymentVIC Skills First Funding

  • Duration

    12 to 24 months

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location


  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.