Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National code: CHC50113 Diploma (TAFE) Hawthorn, Wantirna Send me a link to this course
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is for those who are interested in working in the children’s services sector or who are already working in the field and are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services.
In most states this is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children’s service centre-based care.

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18 months full-time or up to 3 years part-time; 12 months for the industry (fast-track) model and for students who have completed the Certificate III (CHC30113). Note: Fast-track has March intake only.


Hawthorn (March, August)
Wantirna (March, August) - View application and start dates

Study modes

  • Full-time,
  • Part-time (day),
  • Workplace Training,
  • Fast-track

VTAC course codes

  • 3400278054
    Hawthorn (fee type determined by provider)
  • 3401078054
    Wantirna (fee type determined by provider)
This course allows you to pathway to another qualification.