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What will I learn?

TheCHC50113Diplomaof Early Childhood Education and Care is a nationally accredited course that 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 frame work with in the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality eymay have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff. Training is conducted face-to-face in a classroom based (theoretical) environment and in the workplace.


Training sessions are trainer led in group sizes of no more than 25 students. Sessions will include practicum, projects, demonstration, role plays and cases studies. In addition to face-to-face learning and work-placement, students will also complete self-paced online study to assist them in building their professional knowledge and undertake work toward their assignments. Students will typically attend formal training sessions two days per week. and one day online. Each day has scheduled training over 7 hours resulting in 21 contact hours per week. Students will also attend practicum one day per week, for 30 weeks.


Students in the CHC50113Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care are required to participate in a minimum of 240 hours practical placement within an accredited early childhood education and care service. Itis critical that the student participates in regular work placement over the entire is necessary to allow for a workplace context in the assessment and workplace observation which is a requirement for every unit. All students are required to maintain a work placement log book in order to record their worked hours and the age groups care was provided for. ACBC will also assist students to establish a work placement using its network in the early childhood sector. In all cases, ACBC will engage with the nominated workplace to ensure that it will provide a suitable environment to gather practical experience across all tasks outlined in the units of competency. ACBC will need to establish a formal Work Placement Agreement with the nominated workplace. ACBC also require a minimum level of supervision for students, a safe working environment and will need to undertake regular visits to the workplace to undertake practical assessment of the student performing education and care tasks. Students should note that unless they have established other arrangements with their employer, practical placement is performed as unpaid work.



Study options

Full Time (44 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$11,300.00 (US$ 8,048) per year
This fee is for 2021 and it may, subject to change in the coming year
Start date

Expected February 2023


Australian Careers Business College

Liverpool Campus,

28 Memorial Avenue,


New South Wales,

2170, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Be over the age of 18

Demonstrate good command of written and spoken English Verified evidence of IELTS Level 5.5

Have completed an equivalent secondary schooling level of a School Certificate or can demonstrate suitable work or life experience.


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