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TAFE New South Wales

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

This course is for people who want to work as an early childhood educator in a centre-based service or family day care. This level of educator is responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood education and care services in accordance with legislative requirements and is often responsible for the supervision of others.


You will gain skills and knowledge in how to use a national learning framework, regulations and quality standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. You will be able to document, plan and evaluate children's play and learning while ensuring children's health and safety. You will be able to support the holistic development of children birth to school age and manage a children's service to address regulations and quality assurance.


Workers in this role may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.


Work placement: Workplace learning ('On-the-Job' training), is required for the achievement of competencies in the Diploma. A minimum of 240 hours of workplace learning is required, in an authorised children's service. Workplace learning is not paid. A teacher will secure a work placement for you and assist in the organisation of the workplace learning and associated workplace activities in line with TAFE NSW policy.


Additional information: In NSW you need a minimum of one year's experience, gained after the Diploma qualification, to apply for the role of an authorised supervisor of a child care centre. See the Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) requirements.

Porduct SKU : 6452055

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First Instalment 7,307.00 AUD
Total duration 18 MONTH(S)

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First Instalment 7,307.00 AUD
Total duration 18 MONTH(S)
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TAFE NSW is Australia's leading provider of vocational education and training with over 500,000 enrolments each year.

Our ambition is to be the brand in global demand to build skills for success in today's and tomorrow's world.

TAFE NSW offers the best of campus-based delivery as well as flexible, online and work-based learning.

Collaboration, diversity and the strong relationships between our locations contribute to and magnify the value of TAFE NSW and importantly, the benefits that we deliver to communities and the economy of NSW.

We are embracing the challenge of transforming TAFE NSW to be a competitive and sustainable business, while maintaining our wider economic and social role in supporting the NSW Government's goals under NSW 2021.

We're committed to our students and customers and the role we play in changing lives and opening up opportunities through learning.

TAFE NSW delivers the skills that drive a strong economy, support vibrant communities and help individuals, enterprises and industries to adapt and thrive.

We offer a range of vocational courses including short courses, and certificate to Diploma and Advanced Diploma level. TAFE NSW is also registered as a higher education provider and offers degree level programs across a range of vocations.

TAFE NSW stands apart as an educational organisation by operating as the Government's public provider of vocational education and training.

TAFE NSW fulfils its role as the public provider by:

  • providing a state-wide service
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  • providing inclusive services
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  • leading quality, innovation and customer focus in service delivery
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