Course Overview

A Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care prepares Participants for a career in early childhood education.

Key skills include the planning and implementation of learning frameworks, compliant with the Education and Care Services National Regulations, National Quality frameworks and the National Quality Standards. 

Participants will learn how to support children’s learning, development and wellbeing.  

Qualification NameCertificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)
Course Duration12 Months
Course DeliveryClassroom Based
Work PlacementParticipants must complete 120 hours
Course FeeEnquire Now for further information

What you will learn

Job Prospects

Study Pathways

Entry Requirements

Participants are required to be competent in English and will undertake a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Assessment (LLN) prior to commencing the training.

Course Structure

This is a nationally recognised qualification.

Participants need to complete 18 units of competency.
• 15 Core Units
• 3 Elective Units

UnitsCore / ElectiveDescription
CHCLEG001 CoreWork legally and ethically
CHCECE001 CoreDevelop cultural competence
CHCECE002  CoreEnsure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 CoreProvide care for children
CHCECE004 CorePromote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 CoreProvide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007   CoreDevelop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 CoreUse an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 CoreSupport the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 CoreProvide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 CoreUse information about children to inform practice
CHCPRT001 CoreIdentify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004  CoreProvide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 CoreParticipate in workplace health and safety
CHCDIV002  CorePromote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006 ElectiveSupport behaviour of children and young people
CHCDIV001 ElectiveWork with diverse people
CHCECE025 ElectiveEmbed sustainable practices in service operations

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required for Participants undertaking nationally recognised training (qualifications, accredited courses, skill sets and units of competency) unless exempt.

This includes international Participants studying in Australia. If you don’t have a USI you will not receive your qualification or statement of attainment.

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