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. This course will provide students with the skills and practical knowledge to design and implement early childhood programs, by understanding the emotional, physical, cognitive and social needs of young children. TAFE Queensland’s highly-experienced team of industry professionals will provide students with the support needed to succeed throughout your studies. Successful completion of this course will qualify graduates to design and implement early childhood education and care programs. Students will be equipped with the skills needed to plan, implement and evaluate programs in line with approved learning frameworks and regulatory requirements. Graduates will also have a solid foundation to continue with further study.
Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. Fee subsidies and VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants for study in the diploma, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/course/17/17801/diploma-of-early-childhood-education-and-care for more information.
For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.
A Suitability Card may be required. Students studying this course externally may be required to undertake a workplace observation. Contact the relevant TAFE Queensland campus for more information regarding Vocational Placement requirements.
Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age
Successful applicants must successfully complete CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care before progressing to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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Early childhood educator, early childhood centre director.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
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1-11/2 years On campus