If you are wanting to further your career in Early Childhood Education and Care, then look no further than Kirana Colleges Australia and our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Our course will provide you with the skills you need to encourage a child’s development and take care of their emotional, physical and social wellbeing.

Some of the most important stages of growth take place in the early years of our lives. This makes a child care worker’s role crucial to a child’s development, as it impacts their entire life. You will be able to see their development and learning and watch as they grow and learn under your care.

If you are looking to help children get the best start to life, then our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is the perfect opportunity for you.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to pursue a career as a;

  • Childhood Education Manager
  • Centre Manager
  • Nominated Supervisor
  • Children’s Services Director or Manager
  • Children’s Services Coordinator
  • Group or Team Coordinator
  • Program Leader

Course Code: CHC50113

CRICOS Code: 094464A

Fee: $17,748

Includes a $250 non-refundable enrolment fee and a $500 material and resources fee.

Duration: 78 Weeks (60 study weeks and up to 18 break weeks)

Entry Requirements:

  • International students must be at least 18 years of age
  • Students must demonstrate English language proficiency at IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Students must have an Australian Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Students must pass Working With Children/Vulnerable People Check (including Police Clearance) in the state or territory you are planning to work in, prior to work placement

Intakes: January, April, July and October.

Timetable: 20 hours per week, including classroom, online learning and work placement.

Work Placement: This course requires 360 hours of supervised work placement in a regulated child care service between the ages of 0-6. A minimum 120 hours is to be completed with babies 0-2 years of age.
Please note: If you have completed CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you will only be required to complete 240 hours of work placement. Within those 240 hours, you are still required to complete at least 120 hours with babies 0-2 years of age.

Assessment: Our courses involve a combination of classroom and online learning, practical sessions, research and project work, plus work placement in a registered education and care organisation. Students are required to attend classroom-based face-to-face training and to study online in their own time. We utilise a range of assessment methods, including role plays, written assessments, skills demonstration, projects, presentations, training records and work samples for the assessment of competency.

Recognition of prior learning:
You may apply to have previous courses, formal qualifications, knowledge, work experience and/or life experiences assessed for credit or exemption towards this course. Please contact us for more information.

Ready to enrol? Go to our CONTACT page to get in touch with one of our international team members. Alternatively, you can email our International Admissions team at admissions@kca.edu.au.