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Description

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.

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Nationally Recognised

Yes

Practical Placement

Minimum of 120 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)

Delivery Mode
  • Classroom Based
  • Workplace
  • Distance Learning
  • Virtual/Blended
Course Duration

12 months

Entry Requirement

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

Career Opportunities
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Director
  • Family Day Care Provider
  • Nanny
Funding, Eligibility and Course Fee

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!

For more information, refer to the Course fee.

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UNITS

This course has 18 units of competency:

  • 15 core units
  • 3 elective units
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