National Provider Code: 91798

Student Entry Requirements

To do this course a student must possess or do the following:

  • Completion of year 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years old or over
  • Must complete an LLN Assessment with a minimum result of Exit Level 3 or higher. Your assessment result will be kept on file for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Able to provide a Police check with no disclosure
  • Able to provide a Working with Children check
  • Able to complete a First Aid Course (HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting before the students commence the required work placement).
  • Able to complete 435 hours of work placement

Must have access to computers with internet access

First Aid Certificate (HTLAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting)

A prospective student may complete their HLTAID004 with another RTO provider or may opt to do it with H and A Training, RTO90871.

Price: $12,998

Mode of Payment

Students have the option of:
  • Upfront Payment
  • An installment arrangement
  • VET LOAN Scheme Assistance
Note: Prospective students must seek financial advice if seeking to obtain a VET LOAN Scheme.

Mode Of Study

Face to face


1 year for full time studies, 2 years for part-time studies

Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

For any Credit Transfer or RPL, please contact us at

Pathways into this qualification

A prospective student has completed a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, working in the child care industry, or has completed Year 12 or equivalent.

To present qualification obtained overseas, prospective students  must submit an official acknowledgement of equivalent qualification from a relevant organisation, please click here for more information.

Pathways into Future qualification

Merage Global Institute Of Technology – 91798 has approved articulation arrangements with Southern Cross University (SCU), recognising the learning students complete within CHC50113 Diploma Of Early Childhood Education And Care for entry into the first or second year of a related SCU course, with maximum credit for prior learning. Read more here.

Core/Elective  Units Of Competency

23 Core Units of Competency

5 Elective Units of Competency

Units of Competency

Students will need to satisfactorily complete the following units to achieve the CHC50113 Diploma Of Early Childhood Education And Care.

  • 23 Core Units of Competency
  • 5 Elective Units of Competency
  • Total of 28 Units of Comptency
Unit Code Unit Title
Core Units
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
*HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
Elective Units
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCINM002 Meet community information needs
CHCECE014 Comply with family daycare administration requirement
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Assessment Method

 Sample assessment method that may be used but not limited to;

  • Workplace assessment task
  • Practical task
  • Written assessment task
  • Project/Report
  • Role Play/Demonstration

Vocational Outcomes/Job Roles

The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Early childhood educator
  • Day care educator
  • School age care coordinator
  • Family day care coordinator
  • Nanny

Third Party Agent*

HLTAID004 is delivered by H and A Training, RTO 90871


With a VET LOAN Scheme you can defer the payment of your course, until you’re earning over the minimum income amount of $54,869 per annum.

For further VET LOAN Scheme information for domestic students, please Click Here; Fill the online application form for an appointment with one of our course advisers or email us at: