Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Swinburne University

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Overview

Diploma
Melbourne
1.0 year Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is for those who are interested in working in the early childhood services sector, or who are already working in the field and are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services. At this level, workers have responsibility for the supervision of staff and volunteers.

In most states this is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for early childhood service centre-based care.

Work in the early childhood services sector is both demanding and extremely rewarding. Desirable qualities for this work are patience, understanding, imagination, cheerfulness, energy, adaptability, physical fitness and a willingness to take responsibility.
Careers

Employment may be found as a fully qualified professional in early childhood services with responsibilities for education and care for children under six years of...

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Additional Information
The course includes on-campus and online classes, as well as multiple work placements. Current work placement is 360 hours over the course duration.

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