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Early Childhood Education and Care - Diploma (CHC50113-01V04)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Study area: Children’s Services 
National code: CHC50113  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Flex E - Training (Online)  Online  1 Year 13-Feb-2017  Mon, Thu 
Goulburn  Flexible  18 Months 31-Jan-2017  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Shellharbour  Full Time  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Shellharbour  Full Time  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Wollongong  Full Time  1 Year 8-Feb-2017  Wed, Fri 
Wollongong  Full Time  1 Year 6-Feb-2017  Mon, Fri 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: 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.
They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Childrens Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency. 
Other requirements: WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Learning pathways: Credit for Prior Learning If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university 
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children�s centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Flex E - Training (Online)
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Flex E - Training (Online) Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 17IOL-012 
Attendance mode: Online 
Study mode: Course-Online Corr 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday to Thursday Time: 6:00pm and 10.00pm Room: Facilitated Online webinar sessions 
Hours per week: 24 
Starting from: 13 February 2017 
Times: 6:00pm to 10:00pm
About: Students attend two sessions per week. Specific days and times will be given to students at the Getting Started Workshop.

Two textbooks (approximate cost $180) will need to be purchased: The early childhood Educator for Certificate III (2016) (2nd ed) by L Walker, S Miller (McGraw Hill) and The early childhood Educator for Diploma (2016) (2nd Ed) by L Walker (McGraw Hill) . A First Aid Text book is also be required (Approx $20), available through the ITSA Bookshop.
If you are seeking work while you are studying we recommend that you obtain a Working with Children Check for Paid Workers (Approximately $80)

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 1405 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support
Learner Support:

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Required student skills:

This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

This program offers facilitated online study from any location. This course is not self-paced. Learners will follow a set study program, involving twice weekly webinars. This course is designed for learners wishing to study flexibly and is best suited to those already working in the early childhood industry. The course is delivered online and it is expected that learners will have basic computer skills, access to a reliable internet connection and suitable computer equipment. This course requires 240 hours of practical work to be undertaken. We will assist learners to find suitable regulated child care environments for the purpose of on the job skill development and assessment in their local area wherever possible.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,970
Fee explanatory text: The Unit of Study fees below, apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition

UOS VSL 1/6 CHC50113-01V04, 17IOL-012 17IOL-001 $829
Start: Monday, 13 February 2017 Census Date: Monday, 3 April 2017

UOS VSL 2/6 CHC50113-01V04, 17IOL-012 17IOL-002 $829
Start: Monday, 8 May 2017 Census Date: Monday, 5 June 2017

UOS VSL 3/6 CHC50113-01V04, 17IOL-012 17IOL-003 $829
Start: Monday, 31 July 2017 Census Date: Monday, 4 September 2017

UOS VSL 4/6 CHC50113-01V04, 17IOL-012 17IOL-004 $829
Start: Monday, 23 October 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 November 2017

UOS VSL 5/6 CHC50113-01V04, 17IOL-012 18IOL-001 $829
Start: Monday, 15 January 2018 Census Date: Monday, 5 February 2018

UOS VSL 6/6 CHC50113-01V04, 17IOL-012 18IOL-002 $825
Start: Monday, 9 April 2018 Census Date: Monday, 7 May 2018
Other information: A compulsory ”Getting Started Workshop” will be held on Saturday, 4 March, at Shellharbour TAFE campus, 10:00am to 03:30pm and on Saturday 11 March at Moruya TAFE Campus 10:00am to 03:30pm for ALL new students. Please attend at one location. The course is delivered online and it is expected that learners will have basic computer skills, access to a reliable internet connection and suitable computer equipment. This course requires 240 hours of practical work to be undertaken. We will assist learners to find suitable regulated child care environments for the purpose of on the job skill development and assessment in their local area wherever possible. 
Comments: A compulsory ”Getting Started Workshop” will be held on Saturday, 4 March, at Shellharbour TAFE campus, 10:00am to 03:30pm and on Saturday 11 March at Moruya TAFE Campus 10:00am to 03:30pm for ALL new students. Please attend at one location.
Online webinar sessions commence on Monday 13 March, 2016.
Online webinar sessions operate between 07:00pm and 10:00pm Monday to Thursday.
Students will attend two (2) online sessions per week; days/times to be confirmed at Getting Started Workshop.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Goulburn
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Goulburn Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 17GLB-011 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Time: 9:00am Block: F Floor: G Room: 05 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 31 January 2017 
About: This course is offered as a mix of face to face classes on campus, with some online and practical components. Students are required to undertake work placement in the early childhood industry.

Attendance will be over 2 and a half days per week for Semester 1, 9:00am-4:00pm. Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm and Wednesday 9:00am-12 noon. Three units are done on Saturday workshops in Semester 1. Semester 2 and 3 will combine one night a week and one Saturday a month for delivery of units.

Two textbooks (approximate cost $85 & $95) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat. This will be used on work placement. Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 1405 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Required student skills:
This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

This is a flexible course with face-to-face delivery on Goulburn Campus. Course duration is 18 months. Delivery in the first semester is part time day as the class joins with the Certificate III class. In Semester 2 and 3 we are looking at delivering one night a week and one Saturday a month so that educators in the workplace might be able to update their qualification to the Diploma.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,970
Fee explanatory text: The Unit of Study fees below, apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition

CHC50113, 17GLB-011 17GLB-001 S&S VSL UOS 1 $829
Start: Monday,6 February 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 March 2017

CHC50113, 17GLB-011 17GLB-002 S&S VSL UOS 2 $829
Start: Monday,24 April 2017 Census Date: Monday, 5 June 2017

CHC50113, 17GLB-011 17GLB-003 S&S VSL UOS 3 $829
Start: Monday,17 July 2017 Census Date: Monday, 7 August 2017

CHC50113, 17GLB-011 17GLB-004 S&S VSL UOS 4 $829
Start: Monday, 9 October 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 November 2017

CHC50113, 17GLB-011 18GLB-001 S&S VSL UOS 5 $829
Start: Monday, 29 January 2018, Census Date: Monday, 5 March 2018

CHC50113, 17GLB-011 18GLB-002 S&S VSL UOS 6 $825
Start: Monday, 23 April 2018 , Census Date: Monday, 4 June 2018
Other information: Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection 
Comments: Classes commence on Tuesday 31 January at 9am.
Attendance will be 2 and a half days per week, 9:00 to 4:00 during Semester 1 as classes for Certificate III and Diploma combine. In Semester 2 and 3 attendance will possibly be one night a week and one Saturday a month.This course requires 240 hours of work placement and this will be arranged for you. Please bring a notebook and pen to class on 31st January.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 17SHB-222 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Time: 09:00am Block: F Floor: G Room: 01. 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
About: Learners will be required to purchase a number of related package documents to enable learners to complete the theory component of our course in a timely manner.

The cost of each package is approximately $30:00. You will be required to purchase approximately 14 of these over a period of 36 weeks. Packages can be purchased through the following URL: https://aspireir.com.au/

This course is offered as a mix of face to face classes on campus, with some online and practical components. Our campus has a well appointed Professional Practice Centre for practical skill development and students are also required to undertake work placement in the early childhood industry.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of THIS IS TAKEN FROM THE NOMINAL HOURS ON THE OFFERING TAB supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Required student skills:
This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling

Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps.

Pending the passage of legislation, a VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be made available closer to your enrolment. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Fee explanatory text: Pending the passage of legislation, a VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be made available closer to your enrolment.
Comments: Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 17SHB-013 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Time: 09:00am Block: F Floor: G Room: 01 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 3:50pm
About: Learners will be required to purchase a number of related package documents to enable learners to complete the theory component of our course in a timely manner.
The cost of each package is approximately $30:00. You will be required to purchase approximately 14 of these over a period of 36 weeks. Packages can be purchased through the following URL: https://aspireir.com.au/.

This course is offered as a mix of face to face classes on campus, with some online and practical components. Our campus has a well appointed Professional Practice Centre for practical skill development and students are also required to undertake work placement in the early childhood industry.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of THIS IS TAKEN FROM THE NOMINAL HOURS ON THE OFFERING TAB supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Required student skills:
This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

Learners will be required to have a current Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care to be eligible to gain entry to the course. If Certificate III is not the current version, then the learner will be required to update some units during the period of the course.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,970
Fee explanatory text: UOS VSL 1/4 CHC50113-01V04, 17SHB-013 17SHB-001 $1243
Start: Monday, 30 January 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 March 2017

UOS VSL 2/4 CHC50113-01V04, 17SHB-013 17SHB-002 $1243
Start: Monday, 24 April 2017 Census Date: Monday, 5 June 2017

UOS VSL 3/4 CHC50113-01V04, 17SHB-013 17SHB-003 $1243
Start: Monday, 17 July 2017 Census Date: Monday, 7 August 2017

UOS VSL 4/4 CHC50113-01V04, 17SHB-013 17SHB-004 $1241
Start: Monday, 9 October 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 November 2017
Comments: Classes commence on Monday 3 January 2017 at 09:00am. Building F, Ground Floor, Room 01.
Attendance will be over 3 days per week, 09.00 am to 03.30pm. This course requires 240 hours of work placement and this will be arranged for you. Please bring a notebook and pen. Learners will be required to purchase a number of related package documents to enable learners to complete the theory component of our course in a timely manner.The cost of each package is approximately $30:00. You will be required to purchase approximately 14 of these over a period of 36 weeks. Packages can be purchased through the following url:
https://aspirelr.com.au/. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
Youa are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 17WLG-021 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Wednesday to Friday Time: 9:00am Block: G Floor: 1 Room: 22 
Hours per week: 24 
Starting from: 8 February 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: This course is offered as a mix of face to face classes on campus, with some online and practical components. Our campus has a well appointed Professional Practice Centre for practical skill development and students are also required to undertake work placement in the early childhood industry. One textbook (approximate cost $85) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat. This will be used on work placement and professional Practice Centre. Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 1405 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Required student skills:
This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

This course is for students who already hold a Certificate III in early childhood education and care and are wishing to continue their studies and complete the Diploma of Early childhood education and care qualification. Candidates for this program MUST already hold an early childhood Cert III level qualification. Course duration is 1 year. Please bring a copy of your completed Certificate III qualification with you on the first day.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,970
Fee explanatory text: The Unit of Study fees below, apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition

UOS VSL 1/4 CHC50113-01V04, 17WLG-021 17WLG-001 $1243
Start: Monday, 6 February 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 March 2017

UOS VSL 2/4 CHC50113-01V04, 17WLG-021 17WLG-002 $1243
Start: Monday, 24 April 2017 Census Date: Monday, 5 June 2017

UOS VSL 3/4 CHC50113-01V04, 17WLG-021 17WLG-003 $1243
Start: Monday, 17 July 2017 Census Date: Monday, 7 August 2017

UOS VSL 4/4 CHC50113-01V04, 17WLG-021 17WLG-004 $1241
Start: Monday, 9 October 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 November 2017
Other information: Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection 
Comments: Classes commence with on Wednesday 8 February at 9am. Building G, Ground floor, Room G 1.22. Please bring a copy of your completed Certificate III qualification with you on the first day.
Attendance will be across 3 days per week, between 09:00 and 3:30. Timetables will be available on the first day. This qualification requires 240 hours of work placement and this will be arranged for you. Please bring a notebook and pen to class on 6 February.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
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Offering name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 17WLG-022 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday to Friday Time: 9:00am Block: G Floor: G Room: 30 
Hours per week: 24 
Starting from: 6 February 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: This course is offered as a mix of face to face classes on campus, with some online and practical components. Our campus has a well appointed Professional Practice Centre for practical skill development and students are also required to undertake work placement in the early childhood industry.

Two textbooks (approximate cost $85 & $95) will need to be purchased.
A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat. This will be used on work placement and professional Practice Centre. Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 1405 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Required student skills:
This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

This is a full time course with face-to-face delivery on Wollongong Campus. Course duration is 18 months.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,970
Fee explanatory text: The Unit of Study fees below, apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition

CHC50113, 17WLG-022 17WLG-005 S&S VSL UOS 1 $829
Start: Monday,6 February 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 March 2017

CHC50113, 17WLG-022 17WLG-006 S&S VSL UOS 2 $829
Start: Monday, 1 May 2017 Census Date: Monday, 5 June 2017

CCHC50113, 17WLG-022 17WLG-007 S&S VSL UOS 3 $829
Start: Monday, 31 July 2017 Census Date: Monday, 4 September 2017

CHC50113, 17WLG-022 17WLG-008 S&S VSL UOS 4 $829
Start: Monday,23 October 2017 Census Date: Monday, 6 November 2017

CHC50113, 17WLG-022 18WLG-001 S&S VSL UOS 5 $829
Start: Monday, 15 January 2018, Census Date: Monday, 5 February 2018

CHC50113, 17WLG-022 18WLG-002 S&S VSL UOS 6 $825
Start: Monday, 9 April 2018 , Census Date: Monday, 7 May 2018
Comments: Classes commence with an Monday 6 February at 10:00am. Building G, Floor Ground Room 30
Attendance will be 5 days per week, 09:00am to 3:30pm. This course requires 240 hours of work placement and this will be arranged for you. Please bring a notebook and pen to class on 6 February.
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123