Diploma of Early Childhood Education
Study Mode: On-Campus
Campus Locations: Melbourne, Sydney
Attendance Mode: Full-time, Part-time
CRICOS Code: 102714F
This higher education diploma is your pathway to an exciting career as an early childhood educator where you will gain a contemporary body of knowledge and skills to educate children from birth to five years across a variety of settings and professional roles. Central to the course design is the significance of the learning and development that occurs between birth and starting school for every child.
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education is for anyone who has a genuine interest in understanding and supporting children’s learning and development in early childhood settings
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education is your pathway to an exciting career as an early childhood educator. In this higher education diploma, you will study the significance of the learning and development that occurs between birth and starting school for every child.
Throughout the two years, you will be provided with the opportunity to develop skills in play pedagogy; safety, health and wellbeing; documentation, planning and assessment; sustainability education; working with families and communities; understanding and guiding children’s behaviour; diversity and inclusion; and curriculum approaches and teaching strategies.
As part of the course, you will also actively engage in two professional experience placements with babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers in a variety of early childhood education settings.
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education will prepare you to be a highly competent, skilled, and transformative early childhood educator.
This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework.
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education prepares graduates for an exciting career as an early childhood educator with the skills to educate children from birth to five years in early childhood settings. Graduates will also be eligible for further education to become an early childhood teacher.
The course is recognised by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) as an approved early childhood qualification for Diploma Educators under the National Quality Framework.