Hammond Institute (RTO 90720)
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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
You're a natural with kids and you love to watch them learn. Now, turn your passion into a rewarding new career in early childhood care with this Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) course from Hammond Institute.
This practical, skills-focused course equips students with the foundation skills, knowledge and experience required to work successfully in the field of early childhood education and care. In just over one year of full-time study, you'll learn how to design and implement a tailored learning curriculum that supports children's development and adheres to industry regulations and guidance. You'll gain a sound understanding of of the contemporary ethical and compliance requirements of childcare work, and learn how to design programs that stimulate children's creativity and encourage them to thrive.
With a particular focus on workplace learning, this course includes 240 hours of hands-on work experience in a childcare or education facility. You'll complete this course with the experience and confidence required to dive immediately into work in this dynamic, growing industry.
If you enjoy working with people, like every day to be different and care about seeing kids thrive, a career in early childhood education is for you. It starts with this course.
To be eligible to study this course, students must meet the following requirements:
There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into this course. Students may enrol directly in the diploma level course without completing lower ranked qualifications.
Students will need to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test with scores of learning (ACSF level 4), reading (ACSF level 3), writing (ACSF level 3), oral communication (ACSF level 3) and numeracy (ACSF level 3) is desirable to participate in this course.
In this early childhood education course, the subjects you may study include:
Please note: HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting unit may be completed at an additional cost through an external provider if the student is unable to attend an ACCCO training location.
Hammond Institute prides themselves on offering their students a supportive and positive study experience. To abide by their motto of “Where the student comes first”, Hammond has put in place a team of trainers and assessors to assist with questions, concerns and offer study tips, available to students 24/7.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) from Hammond Institute.
This industry-focused course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in the diverse and growing early childhood education and care sector. Upon successful completion of this course, you may choose to seek work as an early childcare centre coordinator, a playgroup leader, or as a team leader in a children's education facility.
This course also acts as a pathway to further study and qualification. After completing this diploma course you may choose to enhance your career opportunities with an Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management course or a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Regardless of the employment path you choose, this course will equip you with the insights, abilities, experience and confidence required to work to see children learn, develop and thrive.
Wondering where a career in early childhood education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Early Childhood Teacher, Primary Teacher, Child Care Coordinator, Early Learning Coordinator, Kindergarten Teacher, Professional Development Educator, Child and Family Services Manager, Community Worker, Family Day Care Educator, Mobile Service Educator, Occasional Care Educator.
The full fee for this course is $10,000.
Hammond Institute offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.
Government-subsidised training may be available to eligible students -enquire now for more information.
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