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Level III in Early Childhood Education and Care

ISECE0055 – Meet Legal and Ethical Obligations in Children’s Education & Care

  • Amount of Training

    48 Hours
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This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care. This includes the ability to recognise potential and actual examples of non-compliance with regulatory requirements and contribute to the continuous improvement of practice.

Unit Overview

What is this module all about?

The legal and moral issues in the education and care of children are mostly covered in this subject. The unit outlines the tasks and obligations of the teacher. According to service rules and procedures and scope of duty, this unit describes how to follow legal and ethical requirements in work practice.

Who could attend the course?

This unit applies to educators who work according to established policies and procedures in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

IHNA (Institute of Health and Nursing Australia) is trusted by more than 14𝟎𝟎𝟎+ students and has been committed to providing excellence in education and training to meet the needs of the community since 2007.

General skills outcomes

By the end of this module, students should be able to:

  • Identify legal and ethical obligations.
  • Meet legal and ethical obligations.
  • Contribute to workplace improvements.

IHNA Online Admission requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however, applicants should demonstrate ability to perform tasks as required by the industry. Also, you will need to have sufficient English language skills to complete the competency based first aid training.


No prerequisites units required.


Theory based assessment which includes multiple choice questions.

Career Opportunity

After the successful completion of the course the candidates may gain employment as Early childhood educators in various places such as:

  • Day care center’s
  • Family day care
  • Pre-schools
  • kindergartens

“A convenient way to build your employability skills and advance your career”

What will I study?

  • ISDIV0001

    Work with diverse people

  • ISECE0030

    Support Inclusion & Diversity

  • ISECE0054

    Encourage understanding of Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ cultures

  • ISWHS0001

    Participate in Workplace Health and Safety

  • ISECE0031

    Support Children’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing

  • ISPRT0001

    Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk

  • ISAID0012

    Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

  • ISECE0055

    Meet Legal and Ethical Obligations in Children’s Education & Care

  • ISECE0056

    Work Effectively in Children’s Education & Care

  • ISECE0038

    Observe Children to Inform Practice

  • ISPRP0003

    Reflect and improve own professional practice

  • ISECE0034

    Use an approved Learning Framework to guide practice

  • ISECE0032

    Nurture Babies and Toddlers

  • ISECE0037

    Support children to connect with the natural environment

  • ISECE0033

    Develop Positive and Respectful Relationships with Children

  • ISECE0035

    Support the holistic learning and development of children

  • ISECE0036

    Provide Experiences to Support Children’s Play and Learning

  • CHCDIV001

    Work with diverse people

  • CHCPRP003

    Reflect and improve own professional practice

Course Module

Successful completion of this course requires you to complete a total 17 Units –

  • 15 core units
  • 2 elective units
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* Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

Why IHNA Online ?

  • Competency based training underpinned by adult learning principles
  • Scholarships are available
  • Access to 24*7 Online Library
  • Experienced educators with industry
  • Easy Payment Options
  • Finalist and Winner of national and international training award
  • Networking Opportunities with peak bodies and industries
  • IHNA Online Alumnus Status
  • Dedicated Student Support Team
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) – learn as you practice

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There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course.

Pathways to this Course Level III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Diploma of Early childhood Education and Care
  • Diploma of School Aged Children and Care


Any other questions in your mind – let us give you some more clarity with the following FAQs:

To become an early childhood educator the starting requirement will be to complete a 4-years Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) or similar Course from a recognised institution. On the other hand, you also have a choice to complete a 2 to 3 years Diploma or certificate course of Early Childhood Education. For more details you can check @


You learn a plethora of concepts and skills in a certified childhood educator course some of the skills include

  • Developing curriculum and study material
  • Teaching healthy and safety habits in a proper manner
  • Using principles of child psychology
  • Human overall development
  • Helping young children with language development who has difficulty in speaking

Though there are no fixed numbers but the average educators in Australia is paid around $60,000 per year