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Units of Competency - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113

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Unit titleElements

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Identify and respond to legal requirements
  2. Identify and meet ethical responsibilities
  3. Contribute to workplace improvements

CHCECE001

Develop cultural competence

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Reflect on own cultural identity and biases
  2. Identify and develop cultural competency
  3. Research Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities
  4. Support individual cultural identities
  5. Create environments to support children’s cross-cultural understanding and relationships
  6. Support the implementation of inclusive learning experiences
  7. Support children in developing confidence and strength in personal and cultural identity

CHCECE002

Ensure the health and safety of children

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Support each child’s health needs
  2. Provide opportunities to meet each child’s need for sleep, rest and relaxation
  3. Implement effective hygiene and health practices
  4. Supervise children to ensure safety
  5. Minimise risks
  6. Contribute to the ongoing management of allergies
  7. Contribute to the ongoing management of asthma

CHCECE003

Provide care for children

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Provide physical care
  2. Promote physical activity
  3. Adapt facilities to ensure access and participation
  4. Help children with change
  5. Settle new arrivals

CHCECE004

Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Promote healthy eating
  2. Plan food and drinks that are nutritious and appropriate for each child
  3. Maintain food safety while carrying out food-handling activities

CHCECE005

Provide care for babies and toddlers

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Promote safe sleep
  2. Provide positive nappy-changing and toileting experiences
  3. Promote quality mealtime environments
  4. Create a healthy and safe supporting environment
  5. Develop relationships with babies and toddlers
  6. Develop relationships with families

CHCECE007

Develop positive and respectful

relationships with children

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Communicate positively with children
  2. Interact positively with children
  3. Support and respect children
  4. Maintain the dignity and rights of children

CHCECE009

Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Identify learning frameworks
  2. Apply the learning framework

 

CHCECE016

Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Support each child’s health needs
  2. Provide for each child’s comfort
  3. Promote and implement effective hygiene practices
  4. Take steps to control the spread of infectious diseases
  5. Ensure adequate supervision of children
  6. Take precaution to protect children from harm
  7. Develop plans to effectively manage incidents and emergencies

CHCECE017

Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Foster physical development
  2. Foster social development
  3. Foster emotional development
  4. Foster cognitive development
  5. Foster communication development
  6. Foster an environment for holistic learning and development

CHCECE018

Nurture creativity in children

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Foster creativity through the physical environment
  2. Foster creativity through the human environment
  3. Foster creativity through a learning framework
  4. Provide experiences
  5. Evaluate experiences

CHCECE019

Facilitate compliance in an education and care services

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Interpret the National Quality Framework
  2. Facilitate an organisation self- assessment
  3. Facilitate the development of a quality improvement plan
  4. Coordinate the service for a site visit

CHCECE020

Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Establish and apply limits and guidelines for behaviour
  2. Identify and review behaviour as required
  3. Develop a plan to guide a particular child’s behaviour where required
  4. Implement and monitor behaviour plan

CHCECE021

Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Promote inclusion
  2. Respect diversity
  3. Identify children with barriers to learning
  4. Develop a plan for support and inclusion
  5. Implement strategies to meet the child’s additional needs
  6. Monitor and review strategies

CHCECE022

Promote children’s agency

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Establish a learning environment that reflects children’s interests
  2. Provide opportunities that stimulate learning and development
  3. Design, implement and evaluate learning experiences for children
  4. Support children to participate

CHCECE023

Analyse information to inform learning

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Gather and document information about children
  2. Monitor children’s learning and development
  3. Use evidence to inform practice
  4. Share information appropriately

CHCECE024

Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Develop appropriate settings and environments
  2. Design and implement curriculum in consultation with others
  3. Design learning experiences to foster children’s learning and development
  4. Implement learning experiences to foster children’s learning and development
  5. Assess and evaluate planned and unplanned teaching and learning

CHCECE025

Embed sustainable practices in service operations

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Develop a sustainability management plan
  2. Support children to develop an understanding and respect for the natural environment
  3. Support others in implementing sustainable practice
  4. Embed sustainability into service policies and procedures

CHCECE026

Work  in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Provide families with opportunities to be involved in the service
  2. Provide information to families about their child
  3. Provide information to families about the service
  4. Provide information about community services and resources

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Implement work practices which support the protection of children and young people
  2. Report indications of possible risk of harm
  3. Apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people

HLTAID004

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

  1. Respond to an emergency situation
  2. Apply appropriate emergency first aid procedures
  3. Communicate details of the incident
  4. Reflect on incident and own performance

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Identify cultural safety issues in the workplace
  2. Model cultural safety in own work
  3. Develop strategies for improved cultural safety
  4. Evaluate cultural safety strategies

CHCCOM002

Use communication to build relationships

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Communicate with clients and co-workers
  2. Address communication needs
  3. Facilitate meetings

HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Contribute to workplace procedures for identifying hazards and controlling risks
  2. Implement policies and procedures into work team processes
  3. Support consultation, cooperation and communication

CHCINM002

Meet community information needs

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Identify information requirements
  2. Address information requirements
  3. Evaluate and maintain quality information

CHCPRP003

Reflect and improve own professional practice

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Reflect on own practice
  2. Enhance own practice
  3. Facilitate ongoing professional development

CHCMGT003

Lead the work team

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Reflect on own practice
  2. Enhance own practice
  3. Facilitate ongoing professional development

CHCEDS031

Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder

UNIT
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Research autism spectrum disorder
  2. Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  3. Provide support to teachers of students with autism spectrum disorder