Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Are you passionate about working with children and ready to take your early childhood education and care career to the next level? If so, the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification from Phillips Institute is designed specifically for you! This nationally recognised training course provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to meet the requirements for a leading role in this exciting and challenging industry.

The course is comprised of 15 units, including 12 core units and 3 elective units, which cover a range of essential skills and knowledge. These include ensuring the health and safety of infants and young children, caring for babies and toddlers, using an approved learning framework, analysing information to inform learning, designing and implementing the curriculum to foster children's learning and development, working in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children, and developing teams and individuals.

Upon completion of the program, you will be equipped with the necessary expertise to pursue a successful career in early childhood education, making a positive impact on the lives of children and their families.

This course is delivered in-class (at Phillips Institute's campus in Carnegie, Victoria) or online and includes 280 hours practical work placement to ensure you have an opportunity to practice your skills and knowledge. 

The CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is covered by the Victorian Government's Skills First funding program and eligible students can have 100% of their tuition fees covered. Please enquire now to see if you qualify for this government funding.

CHC50121 Phillips Institute
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Phillips Institute (RTO: 21868)

  • Qualification

    Diploma, VET

  • Study mode

    On Campus

  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront paymentVIC Skills First Funding

  • Duration

    Approx. 40 weeks

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location

    Online, VIC

  • 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.