Changes in Early Childhood Education and Care Qualifications - A chance to give Feedback

Draft 2 of the updated Early Childhood Education and Care Package

Issues addressed in Draft 2

  • Certificate III as an Entry Requirement for the Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • The needs of regional and remote communities
  • Strengthening alignment and pathways with job outcomes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Updating of terminology to align to current language, frameworks and social changes
  • The scope of work roles, particularly in the Education Support area
  • Family Day Care and Outside of School Hours roles
  • The role of an Educational Leader
  • Consideration of recommendations from the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence and the Federal Royal Commission into Institutional   Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

The following six Qualifications and associated 65 Units of Competency in the Children’s Education and Care Sector are currently under review: 

  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
  • CHC50213 Diploma of School Aged Education and Care
  • CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support
  • CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.

Provide Feedback on the new Diploma here

Provide Feedback on the new Certificate III here