The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care runs for 23 weeks fulltime, including practical placement in a child care centre. Essential knowledge and skills will be assessed through written work, simulated exercises, workshops and mandatory 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
- Mobile Assistant
Students aspiring to continue with further study can progress to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Basic English language, literacy & numeracy skills.
Mixed on campus and online classes, with mandatory industry placement (minimum 160 hours).
UNIT OF COMPETENCY (15 COMPULSORY UNITS and 2 ELECTIVES)
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|CHCECE055||Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care|
|CHCECE030||Support inclusion and diversity|
|CHCECE031||Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing|
|CHCECE032||Nurture babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE033||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE034||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE035||Support the holistic learning and development of children|
|CHCECE036||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE037||Support children to connect with the natural environment|
|CHCECE038||Observe children to inform practice|
|CHCECE054||Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ culture|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
|HLTAID001||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety|
|CHCECE056||Work effectively in children’s education and care setting|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
- Payment Option 1: Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (with student co-contribution fee payable). Please click here for more information.
- Payment Option 2: $3,800.00 Self-Funded
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