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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

Workplace training:

There is a mandatory work placement requirement of 120 hours (minimum) to complete this course. Students are provided with a Professional Development (PD) Manual for the work placement to complete.

The work placement hours must be in an Australian regulated education and care service, which would include long day care, family day care, preschools/kindergartens, occasional care and mobile.

Students will be required to complete:

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

You will need to undertake the first aid course unit externally, in your area (additional cost) and submit a copy of your certification to the College.

 
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Course summary

Course code
CHC30113
Qualification gained
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Nationally recognised
Yes
Study mode
Online, workplace, and/or flexible delivery
Flexible duration
Up to 12 months
Study load
Self-paced
Start date
Start anytime
Delivery Methods
Online Delivery - E-Learning with structured and unstructured video conferencing and work based training
Assessment method
Multiple Choice, Short Answer Questions, Case Study Questions, Professional Development Manual, Work Placement
Career Opportunities
  • Childcare Worker
 
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Course units

CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
HLTWHS001
Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCPRT001
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE002
Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE004
Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
HLTAID004*
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCECE010
Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE003
Provide care for children
CHCECE005
Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE011
Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013
Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE012
Support children to connect with their world
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCECE001
Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice

*You will need to undertake the first aid course unit externally, in your area and submit a copy of your certification to Australian College.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Australian College requires:

  • Competent in spoken and written English
  • Successful completion of an LLN review prior to commencement
  • At least 16 years of age*
  • Access to a PC/laptop or similar, email address, internet
  • Additional reading materials and textbooks may be used throughout the course.

*Students under 18 year of age will need to provide parent/guardian consent.

Students enrolled in all early childhood courses will also need to demonstrate evidence of the following prior to their work placement. Failure to produce evidence of this will mean the student is unable to commence or complete their mandatory work placement and therefore, unable to complete their course:

  • Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Health checks (where required by the childcare centre)
  • Immunisation records are up to date

Overseas Students Policy

As defined in the ESOS Act 2000, 'Overseas students' are not eligible to enrol in this nationally recognised course, nor are they eligible for certification. Please refer to the Enrolment Terms and Conditions.

Qualification pathways

  • Complete the required training and the assessment requirements
  • Have you studied a related course? Apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Are you currently working in a related industry? Apply for Recognition of Current Competency (RCC)
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