CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals
The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 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. The qualification addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide care for individuals and groups of children, and to plan activities facilitating their leisure and play, enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes.
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 Nation-al 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.
Qualification will be delivered for 52 weeks. Students will generally need to spend 12 hours per week on self-studies, completing assessment and undertaking workplace activates.
To be eligible for this course, Learners must demonstrate that they have sound literacy and numeracy skills to a standard of at least Australian Year 12 school or an equiva-lent. Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
Learning (ACSF Level 3), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 3), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Level 2) are desirable to participate in the course.
There is a mandatory requirement for students to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in a regulated education and care service. Students will be assisted by the Work Placement Officers to find suitable work placement opportunities in reputable establishments. Students may be required to do more hours in order to demonstrate competency . Police check and working with children check will be required when undertaking the practical placement.
Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this qualification may include the following roles:
• Early childhood educator
• Family day care educator
• Outside school hours care assistant
To be awarded the qualification of CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Educa-tion and Care, learners must successfully complete a total of Eighteen (18) units of competency, consisting of:
• Fifteen (15) Core Units, and;
• Three (3) Elective Units,
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Methods of assessment may include
• Written assessment tasks
• Workplace Activities
• Class Activities
• Workplace Observation
• Third party Report
The learner is required to achieve competency in
Eighteen (18) units in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.
In some cases, prior learning and experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on (03) 8714 1222.
Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted.
Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $5,500
Government Funding **Tuition Fee: $0
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment
**Government Funding is available for Eligible individuals. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Please contact (03) 87141222 for more information.
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|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|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|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 workplace health and safety|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practices|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy|