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DIPLOMA OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

Cover Leaders Guide 2017 Page 01Empower your leadership and Early Childhood Career 

In choosing to study Leadership and Management with First Door, you are empowering your career as a highly regarded leader in the Early Childhood profession, with a Nationally recognised qualification designed specifically for Early Childhood. 

First Door creates learning experiences and resources to provide you with the confidence, knowledge and skills to successfully lead a team and to competently manage an Early Childhood service. You'll have access to personal mentoring for each unit, resources and video tutorials, and workplace projects to put your learning into action.

Download our LEADERS GUIDE for more information.

 

Flexible eLearning throughout Australia

We partner with you to be your best professionally, no matter where you live in Australia, with:

  • inspiring and helpful resources and assessment guides for each unit of study
  • interactions and collaboration with students completing the same unit
  • zoom meetings with your personal mentor to share information
  • study support
  • practical assessments so you can put your learning into practice as you complete each assessment workbook

Flourish in Management: Flexible eLearning short course

Flourish in Management eLearning course covers essential Early Childhood management skills to:
- recruit the best people that fit your team/organisation's vision
- develop growth focused educators and leaders with purpose and role clarity
- enable your team to work together in quality improvement, aligned with the NQS.

This course supports your professional learning in three management units from the Diploma of Leadership and Management full course, to achieve quality outcomes in Early Childhood teams. You'll receive:

  • access to our eLearning portal, with practical resources designed to guide your learning into practice
  • an assessment workbook with workplace projects for each management unit 
  • a personal mentoring meeting for each unit, and study support
  • a transcipt of completed units on successful completion. All completed units are able to be credit transferred towards the full course qualification.

Flourish in Management short course investment: pay $275 on commencing each unit, OR short course fee total: $765.

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Where can the Diploma of Leadership and Management take you?

The Diploma of Leadership and Management is a Nationally recognised qualification and the units relate to the leadership and management skills required in the National Quality Standard Quality Area 7: Governance and Leadership. You will be equipped to step up your career with opportunities, such as:

  • Senior leadership role within the Early Childhood sector
  • Outside School Hours Care Coordinator
  • Early Childhood Centre Director or Manager
  • Operations Manager or Senior management role within the Early Childhood sector
  • Owning or managing your own Early Childhood service

 

What will you learn?

Students studying the Diploma of Leadership and Management with First Door will:
  • be equipped with skills to effectively recruit, select and induct staff
  • gain skills and knowledge to develop your workplace into a learning environment
  • gain competence in mentoring, leading and developing teams and individuals
  • be equipped with skills to manage operational plans, budgets and financial plans
  • develop skills to plan marketing activities
  • gain the ability to manage people performance and inspire others to deliver quality and professional practice
  • be inspired to plan and monitor continuous improvement 
     

Our student approach

Download our Student Handbook and find our more about our student approach:

  • A personal mentoring meeting for each unit (by way of workplace meetings, zoom/facetime and/or phone meetings depending on location)
  • Flexible eLearning supported with online resources, video tutorials and a personal mentor
  • Structured or flexi training plan, designed to suit your work/life commitment
  • Face to face training with an interactive workshop for each unit at our North Brisbane venue
  • Timely and constructive assessment feedback

Our Course Structure

At First Door, the twelve units that form the Diploma of Leadership and Management course are groupes into three related parts:

  • Leading
  • Organising and monitoring 
  • Planning

First Door has rolling enrolment for when it suits you to get started in your course, at any point in the year from January to November. Students get started on the relevant unit that commences following enrolment, and your training plan is built from your start date. You have up to two years to complete this course, but most students complete the course within 12 months. 

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To enrol in the Diploma of Leadership and Management

You need to be employed in a leadership role so you are able to complete the assessment tasks. We look forward to supporting you through the enrolment and study process. Download an enrolment form here to complete and return to us.

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