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CHC50113 DIPLOMA OF
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE
This qualification 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 framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.
Preferred pathways into this qualification include:
- CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care OR
- with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.
OCCUPATIONAL NAMES/EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES/CAREER
At the completion of this qualification, individuals will be able to manage in a wide range of organisational and industry contexts. Some job titles may include:
- Child Care Site Manager
- Child Care Worker
- Team Leader in Child Care
- Child Care Site Supervisor
- Office Manager Child Care
- Administrator in Child Care
If you already have some training, work or life experience in management, team leader role or coordinator, you may be eligible to have your existing skills and knowledge recognised and apply for advanced standing for one or more units.
Processes for recognition include:
- Credit transfer
- Mutual recognition
- Recognition by assessment
Gain the skills required to:
- Clearly communicate workplace information to others and communicate sensitively in a cross-cultural context
- Use business technology such as software programs for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and scheduling
- Apply knowledge of own role to complete activities efficiently to support team activities and tasks
- Write to audience needs
- Read and interpret workplace related information
- Be proactive and creative in responding to workplace problems, changes and challenges
- Interpret the needs of clients and communicate with people who speak languages other than English
- Communicate with colleagues and clients to handle verbal enquiries such as clarifying instructions and responding to information requests.
- Work with a team of diverse individuals and groups to provide office administration services
- Take action to resolve concerns
- Adapt to new emerging situations in the workplace
- Organise meeting schedules for clients and colleagues and negotiate alternative arrangements