Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care- CHC50113


Want to develop skills for a high-level career in children’s services? Get qualified by opting for the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care- CHC50113. Individuals completing this course will be able to work in the early childhood services sector and will be responsible for planning, implementation and management of programs related to early childhood education and care.

On completion of this course with AHO Training, you will be a qualified early childhood educator with skills and knowledge and will secure a high-level supervisory post in:

  • Childhood development (aesthetic, creative, physical)
  • Planning for children with additional needs
  • Social networking and family partnerships
  • First aid, health and safety.

Workplace Experience at Specialized facilities

At AHO Training you can develop practical skills through the experience you gain with the supportive workplace learning model so that you are ready for the job when you complete the course and graduate.

Study Support

AHO Training provides its students a supportive and encouraging place of study. We offer a range of academic support programs that can aid students that are struggling with their education.  AHO Training equips students with assessment tasks, assignments math skills, English reading and writing support and more along with training them to effectively manage their time for studies and preparation. Our study support programs include:

  • Interactive study groups and workshops
  • Better learning with Mentors and Peers
  • Math and writing skill training
  • Disability and counselling support services

Library and Computer facilities

AHO Training also provides its students with added facilities such as libraries equipped with photocopying, computing and printing facilities.

AHO Training also provides consistent internet access to its students that will aid their training and learning through online resources such as:

  • Course Related Databases
  • Online learning content for courses
  • Student Email Ids for Communication
  • Student Software Packages and IT Support
  • Social Media Tools That Aid Enhanced learning

Careers in Early Childhood Education

AHO Training offers industry-focused courses that prepare students for a fulfilling career in children’s education and care. Graduates from our training institute find employment in organizations such as:

  • Children’s homes
  • Daycare centers
  • Childcare Community services
  • Children’s Education programs.

Potential Career options include:

  • Children’s Services Coordinator
  • Daycare Coordinator
  • Team leader or room leader in a service
  • Early-Childhood Educator
  • Playgroup Coordinator
  • Assistant Director of Early Childhood services
  • Early-Childhood Educator – Team leader
  • Reliever in Early-Childhood programs

Course Structure

To complete the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care- CHC50113 at AHO Training, a student must successfully complete a total of twenty eight (28) units of competency, consisting of:

  • Twenty Three (23) core units
  • Five (5) elective units

All electives chosen must support the overall integrity of the AQF level of this qualification and contribute to a valid, industry-supported work or career outcome as well as be approved by the Australian Educational Standard.

Core Units

  • CHCECE002 – Ensure the health and safety of children
  • CHCECE004 – Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • CHCECE016 – Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
  • CHCECE019 – Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
  • HLTWHS003- Maintain workplace health and safety
  • CHCECE017 – Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
  • CHCECE018 – Nurture creativity in children
  • CHCECE022 – Promote children’s agency
  • CHCECE023 – Analyze information to inform learning
  • CHCECE024 – Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
  • 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
  • CHCECE009 – Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE007 – Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • CHCECE003 – Provide care for children
  • CHCECE005 – Provide care for babies and toddlers
  • CHCECE001 – Develop cultural competence
  • CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCECE025 – Embed sustainable practices in service organizations
  • CHCECE020 – Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behavior
  • CHCECE021 – Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

Elective Units

  • BSBLED401 – Develop teams and individuals
  • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
  • CHCMGT003 – Lead the work team
  • CHCPOL002  – Develop and implement policy
  • CHCPRP003  – Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Study Method:                    Online, On-Campus

Institution:                           AHO Training

Recognition:                        Nationally Recognized Training

Start Date:                            Enroll anytime

Total Course Duration:   52 weeks full time


For admissions, a set of entry requirements need to be met. In case of an overwhelming number of applicants, only those meeting all requirements may be admitted to the course. The approval for admission is completely at the discretion of the RTO i.e. AHO Training Institute.

Enquiries pertaining to Admission can be sent at info@ahotraining.edu.au

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Year 11 or equivalent.
  • Students will be required to demonstrate they have the capacity to work with children and families in the highly demanding field of early childhood as set out by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations by attending an interview. This may be conducted individually or as a group, at the discretion of AHO Training Institute. Further information can be found: https://www.acecqa.gov.au/
  • IELTS: Overall score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0).
  • Find out if you meet the entry requirements, including English language and academic requirements.
  • Current and Satisfactory Police Record Check
  • Current and Satisfactory Working with Children Check

Recognition of Prior Learning

Prior to enrolment, all applicants will be required to qualify in a literacy and numeracy assessment to help determine their eligibility and for custom provision of learning support needs.



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