This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.
They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
This qualification pathways to Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113).
This course is offered as either face-to-face or distance.
Face-to-face training is delivered two days per week (5.5 hours per day) for 18 weeks or two nights per week (2.75 hours per night) for 36 weeks.
It is suggested that a new entrant into the industry do 13 hours of independent study per week plus an additional 1 day per week of LLN support if required (over 9-12 months); whereas a skilled learner is suggested to do 10 hours of independent study per week (over 9-12 months).
Distance training is self-paced, which means students are welcome to complete the course as fast as they like. However, we recommend completing one to two units per month to complete within the 12 month time limit. No classroom training or attendance is required. It is suggested that students allow at least 20 hours per week of independent study to complete the course.
Cairns and surrounding regions.
Courses are subject to availability.
It is a requirement of this qualification that you complete 120 hours of work placement, which we organise for you with one of our partner organisations.
It is mandatory that you are able to gain a Working With Children Check (e.g. a Queensland Blue Card) and complete first aid training (HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting) before commencing work placement.
Contact IJC for Further details on 07 4040 2035