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Early Childhood Education and Care, Advanced Diploma

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Sydney, Australia
Students of Early Childhood Education and Care at Academies Australasia assist in caring for the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings. Early childhood Educators can have a profound influence on a child’s wellbeing and development especially in the years of 0-5.
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Qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care focus on the core skills, knowledge and experience required to effectively assess the strengths and interests of children designing meaningful experiences that facilitate the child’s growth and development.

Delivery and assessment

The program in Early Childhood Education and Care at Academies Australasia  is delivered over 945 hours face to face for 63 college weeks, 5 hours online learning for 5 college weeks and work placement of 7.6 hours per week for 58 college weeks. Direct entry into CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be considered if applicants have elevant qualification and/or vocational experience. Please contact the College for more information. Assessment methodology may include but is not limited to: Question and Answers, Case Studies, Work Placement Tasks, Project, Skills Based Log, Third Party Evidence, and Observational Assessment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • WHS
  • Childhood development and creativity
  • Understand & support child development
  • Becoming a leader

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 085435C
  • Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education. 
  • Recommended English Level: IELTS 5.5 (If the level of English is insufficient, a suitable course can be organised.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2500 AUD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 AUD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2500 AUD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 AUD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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2500 AUD per term

Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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