Course Code CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CRICOS Course Code 080764D Delivery Mode Face to Face (include 25% online component) Online/Distance Course Duration 39 weeks total Duration
18 weeks tuition delivery
180 hours work placement
Number of units 18 Core units 15 Electives 3
Students wishing to apply for course credit must refer to Student Handbook
On successful completion of the course, students will receive Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification.Graduates from this course will be able to perform the duties of Early Childhood Educator.
Employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification in:
- Early childhood educator
Students are required to complete all of the following units:
Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety C CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children C CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks C CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically C CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk C CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence C CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety C CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people E CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice C CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice C CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support childrens play and learning C CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children C CHCECE003 Provide care for children C CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers C CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood C CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations E CHCECE026 Workin partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children E HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting C
- Face to Face classes will be conducted at Level 4, 11-15 Deane Street, Burwood
- Learning Resources are available on Learning Management System (Moodle)
- Students will be given access to Moodle
Classes/Workplace Visits/Online Components
- Class room delivery
- Online via Learning Management System (MOODLE)
- Industry work placement
The following learning support will be available to learners:
- Access to well qualified and experienced trainers from multicultural backgrounds.
- Additional support for students with language barriers from the ELICOS arm of SSBT.
The following processes will be applied for students considered to be ”at risk”:
Please refer to the ‘Course Progress Policy’ located on SSBT website by following the link given below –
Evidence gathering technique used for this course:
- Direct observation, role-plays written/verbal questioning, interviews and self-evaluations, case studies, projects, assignments are used to assess required knowledge and skills
- Structured Activities (Simulation exercises/role-plays, Projects, Presentations, Activity sheets)
- Third Party Feedback (Reports from employers/supervisors, Evidence of training, Authenticated prior achievements, Interviews with employers, supervisors or peers)
All students enrolled in this course must undertake 180 hours work placement in an accredited early childhood education and care service. Work placement must be completed successfully in order to gain this qualification.
All students must satisfy the Working with Children Check (WWCC) requirements prior to starting their work placement.
The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:
- Learning pathway to CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education andCare which would support career progression
Tuition: $ 7,500
Material Fee: $ 300.00 (includes text books, artsand crafts, T-shirtand materials) Non-Refundable Enrolment Fee:$200
Entry Requirements and Selection Process
- All students entering this course must have completed Year 10 or equivalent qualification.
- Overseas students must demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
- Students with no formal qualifications are required to successfully complete the LLN test and meet withthe Training Manager to be admitted.
- Student must possess & bring their own laptop/notebook to class fully charged. Overseas students can only enroll face toface 20 hours per week.
Note: this information should be provided to a person seeking to enrol in a course, in conjunction with the information in the Student Handbook provided on this website.