Our CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will teach you the skills required to effectively communicate and work collaboratively with educators and colleagues, as well as to support the wellbeing, health and safety of all children. You will learn to work as an effective team member who provides quality education in a range of classroom or community environments.
Upon successful completion of our course, you will hold the ability to help children learn and inspire them to become confident and involved learners. The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education is the minimum qualification required to work in the childcare industry and can serve as your first step towards a rewarding career in childcare services.
Minimum of 120 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)
There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
Working with Children Check required before undertaking Work Placement
Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!
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This course has 18 units of competency:
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Core|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||Core|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||Core|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children||Core|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||Core|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||Core|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||Core|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||Core|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood||Core|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||Core|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice||Core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Core|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||Core|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||Core|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world||Elective|
|CHCECE014||Comply with family day care administration requirements||Elective|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development||Elective|