Early Childhood Education

The role of educators in this sector involves working with either children in early childhood in a range of education and care settings, or with school aged children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. Educators may work under supervision or autonomously, or may have the responsibility of supervising volunteers and other staff. Job roles vary from support, supporting the implementation of an approved learning framework and the wellbeing, learning and development of children, to one of implementing and managing programs, designing and implementing curriculum and running the day-to-day functions of the education and care service.

National Code
Title Description Government Funded
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 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. Yes
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care  This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Yes

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