CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood and Education and Care. This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here:www.acecqa.gov.au


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by educators working with babies and toddlers to ensure that the children’s physical and emotional wellbeing is maintained. It is an important unit as it applies to people who work with babies and toddlers from birth to 24 months in a range of early education and care contexts.


This unit describes the skills and knowledge to ensure the health and safety of children. It is an important unit as it applies to educators working in a variety of education and care services.


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support both individual and group plans for developing cooperative behaviour. It is an important unit as it applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility. It is an important unit as it applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health contexts.


CHCECE018 Nurture Creativity in Children

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to nurture creativity in children. It is an important unit as it applies to educators who work with children in a variety of education and care services.

CHCECE022 Promote Children's Agency

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote and encourage children’s agency. It is an important unit as it applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.