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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
(CHC30113)

An entry pathway to becoming an early childhood educator.

CRICOS COURSE CODE: 094908M
DURATION: 48 weeks (including term breaks)
STUDY PERIODS: 4 terms (10 weeks per term)
TOTAL HOURS OF STUDY: 1200 hours
CAMPUS: Canberra

TUITION FEE: $12,850 (includes application & material fees)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at course commencement
  • International learners must demonstrate they hold an IELTS 5.5 with no skills band less than 5 or equivalent
  • Learners must demonstrate ability to undertake training and complete the course at this level
  • Learners must undergo a Working with Vulnerable People / Children Check before work placement commencement

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Do you love working with children? Is your dream career working in early childhood education and care? If you answered yes, then our Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the perfect course for you.

This qualification is the legal minimum requirement for every childcare worker in Australia. This is an industry sector currently experiencing a skills shortage, especially in NSW and Queensland, with nearly 70% of child care centres finding it hard to find qualified staff.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • Early Childhood Educator / Assistant
  • Family Day Care Educator / Assistant
  • Out of School Hours Care Educator / Assistant

COURSE UNITS

CHCDIV002:

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

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

HLTWHS001:

Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCLEG001:

Work legally and ethically

CHCPRT001:

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004:

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

CHCECE012:

Support children to connect with their world

CHCECE014:

Comply with family day care administration requirements

CHCPRP003:

Reflect on and improve own professional practice