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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • ID:UPC610002
  • Level:Certificate III
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

Successfully completed year 12 of the 12-year school system. Year 11 students with high results will be considered.

English  Requirement

 IELTS overall score equals to 5.5 or equivalent

Course Information

This qualification provides students intending to work with children in a supervised or unsupervised capacity. It equips them with the understanding of child-centred approaches, knowledge about learning and development, and how to utilize organization policies and procedures and individual children profiles to plan activities and provide care to children so as to facilitate their leisure and play, and enable them to achieve their physical and mental development.

Undertaking this qualification will prepare you for work in early childhood education settings that meet the requirements of Australia Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

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Course Structure

To achieve the CHC30113 qualification you have successfully completed

  • 15 core units;

  • 3 elective units and

  • A mandatory minimum 120 hours of work placement.

15 core units of competency

  1. CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

  2. CHCECE001 – Develop cultural competence

  3. CHCECE002  – Ensure the health and safety of children

  4. CHCECE003 – Provide care for children

  5. CHCECE004 – Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

  6. CHCECE005 – Provide care for babies and toddlers

  7. CHCECE007 – Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

  8. CHCECE009 – Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

  9. CHCECE010 – Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

  10. CHCECE011 – Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

  11. CHCECE013 – Use information about children to inform practice

  12. CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically

  13. CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

  14. HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

  15. HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety

3 elective units of competency

  1. BSBWOR301 – Organise personal work priorities and development

  2. CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people

  3. CHCPRT003 – Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Course Pathways

Certificate Iii In Early Childhood Education And Care -> Diploma Of Early Childhood Education And Care  -> Advanced Diploma Of Leadership And Management -> Graduate Diploma Of Management (Learning)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Occupational titles suited to this qualification include:

  • Kindergarten Assistant

  • Nanny

  • Playgroup Supervisor

  • Child Care Worker

  • Family Day Care

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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