• Early Childhood Education

  • School Age Care

  • Playgroup Supervision

  • Family Daycare

Study this course for a career in:

CHC30113 Early Childhood Education and Care


CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

This course will provide you with the skills necessary to become an effective room leader within a Early Learning Childcare Centre and will give you the skills and knowledge to assist other educators in implementing sound curriculums, allowing the children in your care to grown and learn.


This certificate will also make you eligible to coordinate an Early Learning Childcare Centre.

recognition of prior learning

If you currently hold a CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you are able to apply for mutual recognition and recognition of prior learning. You will therefore only be required to complete the additional units in this course in order to be awarded the CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

course details

This course runs for a period of between 12-24 months.

  • Classes are run monthly, one day per month, at the Greenhouse Education Training Centre in Clarkson.

  • You are also able to attend our Diploma Workshops, for added industry specific content and learning assistance, held once a month on a Tuesday.

  • You will be allocated a highly experienced and qualified Trainer / Assessor who, in addition to delivering your monthly class and Study Workshop, will also provide support over the phone, via email or face-to-face as required.

  • During your enrolment process you will be guided through all training and assessments, in detail, to ascertain what units are most suitable to your needs and what support strategies are necessary to assist you in completing your qualification.

  • You will be required to complete a work placement, of a minimum 240-hours, in an allocated professional environment. If  you are already employed within an Early Learning service, your normal work hours are counted towards the 240-hours.


Theoretical course work and training will be delivered at:

Greenhouse Education

Unit 15, 61 Ocean Keys Boulevard


This area is accessible via Public Transportation. To plan your Journey, click on the button below.

delivery schedule


This course consists of 28 units and your delivery Schedules will be based on your individual circumstances and enrolment date but to receive an indicative schedule please contact one of our friendly staff.


Greenhouse Education is able to offer this Course via a Traineeship pathway. To see if you or your staff qualify, please contact us for more information.

fees and payment

The total cost of this course via our fee for service, face-to-face classroom based delivery method is:

  • $7,860 if paying upfront via our Rapid Payment Plan

  • $7,980 if using our EziDebit Payment Plan (Weekly or Fortnightly)


We require an initial payment of  $500 at the time of your Enrolment Interview. We explain the Enrolment Process a little further down the page in more detail.



If you select our Payment Plan option, payments will be made via EziDebit (a direct debit system) and due in either weekly or fortnightly installments. A copy of the Weekly and Fortnightly Payment Schedules are available to download at the button below.

The total cost of this course for the Traineeship based delivery method:

The current fees for this course are based on the West Australian Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current VET Fees and Charges Policy. To view the VET Fees and Charges policy, visit the Department of Training and Workforce Development website at http://www.dtwd.wa.gov.au

  • Course/Tuition Fee:     $7860          

  • Concession Rate Course/Tuition Fee*:     $3045

*Concession Rate: applies where proof of eligibility is provided on application. 

Payment plan options are available for students, for more information regarding your options please contact one of our Staff Members.

Please note: The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

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We take great care in our Enrolment Process as we want to make sure that Greenhouse Education is a good fit for you and vice versa. Therefore, after you complete the simple 'enquire now' form below, we ask you to come in and meet with one of our Trainers for an Enrolment Interview. We'll be in touch to arrange this.



  • Complete your Enrolment Application Form

  • Sit a short Literacy and Numeracy Test

  • Pay your $500 initial payment to secure your position in the course and decide on your Payment Plan option 

  • Receive your formal acceptance to Greenhouse, Student Handbook and Student Portal log-in

You are also required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) by the time of your Enrolment Interview. Click on the button below and follow the instructions to obtain your USI.


Click on the button below to download our Enrolment Process Flow-chart and FAQ document for more information.

enquire now

Ready to progress you career in childcare?

Simply complete the form below and one of our Greenhouse Team will be in touch to schedule your Enrolment Interview.


Thank you for enquiring we will be in contact shortly!


important info

Our student's happiness and success is very important to us. Please see below for some important information should you have a complaint about Greenhouse Education or wish to appeal an assessment / course grade you have received.

In addition to these processes, you are always welcome to discuss your concerns with any of the Greenhouse Team by contacting us on any of the details at the bottom of this website.