Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care Program

Course OverviewRequirementsUnits / Course Program


Course Program


Unit Code

Unit Name

Promoting Wellbeing

CHCECE016 (core)

 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

HLTWHS003 (core)

Maintain work health and safety

CHCECE025 (core)

 Embed sustainable practices in service operations

Fostering Development

CHCECE017 (core)

Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

CHCECE018 (core)

Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE020 (core)

Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour

CHCECE021 (core)

Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children


CHCECE022 (core)

Promote children's agency

CHCECE023 (core)

Analyse information to inform learning

CHCECE024 (core)

Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development

CHCECE026 (core)

Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

Becoming a Leader


CHCECE019 (core)Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCMGT003 (elective)Lead the work team
CHCPRP003 (elective)Reflect on and improve own professional practice

RPL or Credit Transfer offered to students who have completed CHC30113 or earlier version of Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

 Core Units from CHC30113

CHCPRT001 (core)#Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCLEG001 (core)#Work legally and ethically
CHCECE001 (core)#Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 (core)#Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 (core)#Provide care for children
CHCECE004 (core)#Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 (core)#Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 (core)# Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 (core)#Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCDIV002 (core)#Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanrer cultural safety
HLTAID004 (core)#**Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Elective Units from CHC30113

CHCECE013 (elective)#Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE006 (elective)#Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE010 (elective)#Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

Clustering of units may be subject to change


**HLTAID004 - RT&C does not deliver this unit but has arrangements with “First Aid Darwin” for its delivery.

Please refer to website  http://firstaidcoursesdarwin.com.au/

P: (08) 8382 4677

E: info@firstaidcoursesdarwin.com.au

The HTLAID004 qualification satisfies all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training (ACECQA; Qualifications List).www.acecqa.gov.au/Qualifications.aspx 


***Units marked with a # can also be found in the Certificate III course, dependent upon prior work and study you may apply for RPL for these units. You should discuss with your trainer during the enrolment process.


****240hrs compulsory ‘on the job’ component (30 hours of which needs to be completed working with babies & toddlers)