CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Course Information

    International Student

    CRICOS Course Code080764D
    Delivery Mode- Face to Face (include 1/3 Online component)
    - Online/Distance
    - Industry work placement
    Course Duration39 Weeks
    18 Weeks Tuition Delivery
    180 Hours Work Placement
    Material Fee$100.00/term
    (includes text books, arts and crafts, T-shirt and materials)
    Non-Refundable Enrolment Fee$250.00

    Domestic Student

    Duration 8 to 9 Months
    Delivery Mode- Online via Learning Management System (MOODLE)
    - Industry Workplacement
    Tuition Fee$4,500.00 (Upfront) or $5,500.00 (Payment Plan)
    Material Fee$200.00
    (includes text books, arts and crafts, T-shirt and materials)
    Non-Refundable Enrolment Fee$200

  • Course Structure

    Students are required to complete all of the following units:

    Unit CodeUnit TitleCore/Elective
    HLTWHS001Participate in work health and safetyC
    CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of childrenC
    CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinksC
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyC
    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskC
    CHCECE001Develop cultural competenceC
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyC
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleE
    CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practiceC
    CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceC
    CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children’s play and learningC
    CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenC
    CHCECE003Provide care for childrenC
    CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlersC
    CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodC
    CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operationsE
    CHCECE026Workin partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for childrenE
    HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingC

  • Pre-requisites


  • Course Credit

    Students wishing to apply for course credit must refer to Student Handbook

  • Course Outcomes

    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
    • Nanny

  • Training Arrangements

    • 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

  • Additional Support

    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 and Attendance Monitoring Policy

  • Assessment Arrangements

    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)

  • Placement Requirements

    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.

  • Education Pathways

    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

  • Entry Requirements

      • All students entering this course must have completed Year 10 or equivalent qualification. Students with no formal qualifications are required to successfully complete the LLN test and meet with the Training Manager to be admitted.
      • Overseas students must demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
      • Overseas students can only enrol face to face 20 hours per week. Student must possess & bring their own laptop/notebook to class fully charged.
      • Online students must possess their own laptop/notebook and have access to internet

    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.

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