“I really liked how supported I felt doing my course.”

Student Feedback

"Thanks Maddy for being so flexible and providing loads of extra support to me." Student 2015

"The class atmosphere was always positive and relaxed. It wasn't a chore coming to class." Student 2014

"My Trainers were really great. They had lots of experience that really assisted our learning. This really helped when I wentt out on placement" Student 2015

"I loved using the interactive Baby for simulated training." Student 2015

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 
On Campus and Industry Placement
12-15 Months
Government subsidies avail (NSW & Vic), FFS. See Fee Schedule
Working With Children Check      First Aid Certificate (HLTAID004)

In this course you gain advanced skills to assist in designing, implementing and evaluating learning programs for children. You will learn how to supervise staff and volunteers and implement approved learning frameworks within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards. The course covers theory and practice, programming and management, work health and safety, professional practice, routines, development, recording observations, analysing information gathered and planning for children.

The college offers two Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care courses, with the client group for these qualifications being identified through industry consultation.

Our Upskilling course is suitable for those already working as Early Childhood Educators who want to up-skill their current qualifications and have previously gained a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113), or a Certificate III in Children’s Services (CHC30712).

Our Entry Level course is suitable for those with no previous experience/qualifications wishing to enter the early childhood industry, existing early childhood industry employees with no industry qualification or those who hold a partial Early Childhood Education and Care qualification (Certificate or Diploma level) and wish to upgrade their qualification.


Semester 2 2017 - Courses Cancelled -    These courses will be run again in Semester 1 2018

Entry Level  - (New Commencement and Completion dates)

Course Start Date:                     Wednesday 12 July 2017

Course End Date:                      Wednesday 21 November 2018

Class times                               9:00 am to 3:00 pm - Wednesday weekly

Enrolments close:                      Wednesday 5 July 2017

Upskilling Level 

Course Start Date:                     Tuesday 11 July 2017

Course End Date:                      Tuesday 12 June 2018

Class times                               9:00 am to 3:00 pm - Tuesday weekly

Enrolments close:                     Tuesday 4 July 2017

NOTE: Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled

Upcoming Course Information Session:

When:                    Tuesday 31 May 2017

Where:                   AWCC, 63 High Street Wodonga - Room 4

Time:                      6:00 to 6:30 pm

There are limited places available in these courses. Refer to the Course Information Brochure for course details and an application form. Contact Di Benson by phone on 02 6043 8200 or email di@awcc.edu.au for further information and to arrange a pre-enrolment interview or to book into our Information Session.

Funded and supported by:

Training Services are provided to Eligible Individuals with Funds
made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments
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