Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

TAFE Queensland - QLD

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12 Weeks Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Take the next step in your child care career with this advanced qualification. This course is perfect for people who are already working in early childhood education and care, and want to progress their career as an educator or centre director. The demand for diploma-trained early childhood staff has risen strongly over the past decade, and the number of higher-level vacancies is expected to continue to increase with an estimated 25,000 new workers required in Australia by the end of 2018.

This course will give you the skills and practical knowledge to design and implement early childhood programs, by understanding the emotional, physical, cognitive and social needs of young children. Our highly-experienced team of industry professionals will give you the support you need to succeed throughout the course of your studies.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to design and implement early childhood education and care programs. You will be equipped with the skills you need to plan, implement and evaluate programs in line with approved learning frameworks and regulatory requirements. You will also have a solid foundation to continue with further study.

Early Childhood Educator
Out of School Hours Care Coordinator
Early Childhood Centre Director

Additional Information

Study is structured into fixed intakes that have set durations of 12 weeks from the study commencement date. You will be able to access your lear...

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