Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National code: CHC50121 Diploma (TAFE) Croydon, Hawthorn, Wantirna Send me a link to this course

Become an inspiring early childhood educational leader with a Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care.

Develop the knowledge and skills to work across a range of early childhood settings and ignite children’s imaginations by planning and implementing engaging, developmentally appropriate curriculums.

You’ll learn how to communicate effectively with children and families, understand legal and regulatory compliance as well as how to best manage teams and care environments.

Grow your confidence through 546 hours of work placement across the duration of your course.

Upon completing this Diploma you could seek employment as a Team Leader and/or Educational Leader in Long Day Care environments, or in other childhood services such as Family Day Care, Kindergartens or Out of School Care.


12 months


Croydon (July)
Hawthorn (February, July)
Wantirna (July) - View application and start dates

Study mode

  • Full-time
This course allows you to pathway to another qualification.