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.
Includes 120 hours of industry placement to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and further develop your skills in a workplace setting.
September 2020 (exact date to be confirmed)
Monday, Tuesday & Friday, plus work placement (Melton)
9:30am – 3:00pm
Expression of Interest
We are pleased to announce that we will be delivering this course in September 2020. Please contact us to register your interest or ask for further information – [email protected] or 03 8746 1000
For fee information click here
Training is delivered with the support of Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, subject to the eligibility of the individual.
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 Assistant||Outside School Hours Care Assistant|
|Playgroup Supervisor||Recreation Assistant|
|Family Day Care Worker||Nanny|
To download a printable flyer for the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care click here.
If you are interested in this course click https://djerriwarrh.org.au/contact/
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.
All course materials are provided.
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
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children's play and learning|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in and education and care setting|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work, health and safety|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|