Commencing:

Location: TBA,

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

This course will give you the knowledge, skills and experience for employment in the Childcare industry.

Through the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will be provided with opportunities to gain an understanding of child development and confidence in working with young children, from babies to five year olds.

Practical Placement

Includes 120 hours of industry placement to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and further develop your skills in a workplace setting.

Course Information

Dates:

TBA

Days:
3 days per week plus work placement

Time:
9:30am – 3:00pm

Fees:

CHC30113 - Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care

Minimum course fees are*:Tuition Fee Material FeeAmenities FeeApprox. Government Contribution Total
Full Fee Non-Subsidised Tuition Fee$2,500 $150$200$2,670
Full Fee Non-Subsidised Tuition Fee Concession$2,000 $150$100$2,160

*Government subsidised fees are no longer available for 2018.

How will you benefit?

With a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will be able to work as a professional in contexts such as:

Childcare AssistantOutside School Hours Care Assistant
Playgroup SupervisorRecreation Assistant
Family Day Care WorkerNanny
Childcare Worker

 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements although it is expected that students will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and moderate computer, internet and email skills. They also need to demonstrate genuine compassion and empathy towards others.

This training program includes an additional industry placement component (minimum 120 hours) and you will need to have a Working with Children Check (must be obtained by participant following acceptance into course).

Students are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to commence any accredited training in Australia.  Please see staff if you need any advice on this matter.

Delivery method

  • Face to face classroom delivery
  • Industry Involvement
  • Workplace visits
  • Specific Industry placement

Resources included

All course materials are provided.

Assessment requirements

Examples of evidence gathering techniques that will be used :

  • Written assessments
  • Performance of role plays in a simulated environment
  • Case studies
  • Portfolio – collection of documentation from each unit of competency and grouped together as a holistic assessment (This method will also validate progressive assessing of elements of competency from a variety of units or specific units of competency)
  • Group discussions
  • Trainer questions/feedback plus student feedback and questions
  • Performance and demonstration of competencies required in the workplace
  • Workplace activities and supervisor feedback

You need to have prior to placement

  • Working With Children Check

Core Units

CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in and education and care setting
HLTWHS001Participate in work, health and safety
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Elective Units

CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012Support children to connect with their world