Course Description

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 you work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. You may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Entry Requirements


Admission Requirements

Students must satisfy the following age, English and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 18 years or over
  • Undertake an LLN test: Learning (ACSF Level 4), reading (ACSF Level 3), wring (ACSF Level 3), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to parcipate in the course.
  • National police check and working with children check.

Pathways from the Qualification:

    • CHC62015 Advanced Diploma OF Community Sector Management

    • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care

Career Opportunities:

    • Early Childhood Coordinator

    • Family Day Care Coordinator

    • Team Leader

    • Play Group Coordiantor

Placement Requirement:

To achieve this qualification the candidate must have completed at least 240 hours of work placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency if a student is unable to find appropriate work placement, Hammond Institute will assist in finding the work placements.


Assessment method may include:

  • Knowledge Question
  • Written Assignments and Case studies
  • Workplace Assessment
  • Log Book
  • Projects/Research Reviews

Delivery mode:

  • Classroom( Blended)
  • Blended

For more information please refer student handbook.


For further details refer to our Course Fees page.

Qualification Structure:

Total number of units = 28

    • 23 core units

    • 5 elective units

Core units

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

Industry Suggested Electives:

CHCMGT001 Develop,implement and review quality framework
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.

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