The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care runs for 20 weeks fulltime, including practical placement in a child care centre. Essential knowledge and skills will be assessed through written work, simulated exercises, workshops and industry placement.
In addition to training, students from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds will be able to receive language support (if required) to enable them to work through their notes and prepare for assessment.
This course is nationally recognised.
- Assistant in a Childcare Centre,
- Playgroup Supervisor,
- Family Day Care Worker, or
- Mobile Assistant.
Students aspiring to continue with further study can upgrade to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Basic English language, literacy & numeracy skills.
Full-time on campus classes and mandatory industry placement (minimum 120 hours).
UNIT OF COMPETENCY (15 COMPULSORY UNITS and 3 ELECTIVES)
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|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 an education and care setting|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world|
|FSKLRG06||Participate in work placement|
- Payment Option 1: Certificate 3 Guarantee Program funded by the Queensland Government, with student contribution fee payable. Please click here for more information.
- Payment Option 2: Skilling Queenslanders for Work (in partnership with Multicultural Community Centre). Please click here for more information. Subject to availability.
- Payment Option 3: $3,500.00 Self-Funded
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