Early Childhood Education Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

Early Childhood Education & Care

Overview

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be effective in a range of complex childcare roles, including:

• Caring for babies, toddlers and children
• Facilitating children’s play and learning
• Developing positive bonds with children
• Embracing diversity and inclusivity
• Ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of children.

This entry-level course will kickstart your career in the childcare industry.

Course Duration and Delivery

The 12 month program is delivered in shorter, more manageable terms of learning.

This allows participants to focus on specific sections of the program at one time.

These terms also provide the perfect ‘check point’ over the duration of the program to monitor and support participant progress.

Each term, the participant enjoys an innovative 360 degree learning experience.

After a program orientation session, you will engage in online group workshops and tutorials, online activities, and have access to on-demand support as required.

You will also gain hands-on experience from your industry work placement which includes a check-in visit from your trainer

Job Outcomes

• Early Childhood Educator
• Family Day Care Worker
• Nanny
• Childhood Educator Assistant

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Ready to take the next step? Then book a free demo session with our team. You will be able to see first-hand the type of learning activities and course materials you will enjoy as part of your course.

Program Details

This is an entry-level course, and no previous skills or experience are necessary.

While there are no specific entry requirements, participants are required to take the language, literacy, and numeracy skills (LLN) assessment. It will help us understand how we can assist you in any areas where you may need help while studying with us.

Computer with access to the Internet and with the ability to conduct video interviews. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or later or Mac OS X or above
    • Microsoft Office 
    • Up-to-date internet browser
    • You may also need access to a printer and the following applications
      • Adobe Acrobat reader (free download)
      • Adobe Flash player (free download)

Mobile video recording device i.e., a mobile phone that can record short video at a workplace with a supervisor

The learners’ physical attributes may influence their ability to complete the training and assessment. Assessment and training require students to be physically capable of performing personal childcare for children, lifting and cleaning. They must be able to sit on the floor or on small chairs and be able to squat or bend to get down to a child’s level.

You MUST provide the below before commencement of work placement:

  • Police check
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons (WWVP)
  • Meet the Department of Health requirement which is to have a COVID-19 vaccine for all residential aged care workers and students

*Evidence of vaccination can easily be provided by a downloadable certificate from “MyHealth” record

Total number of units = 17

  • 15 core units
  • 2 elective units
CodeTitleStatus
CHCECE030Support inclusion and diversityCore
CHCECE031Support children’s health, safety and wellbeingCore
CHCECE032Nurture babies and toddlersCore
CHCECE033Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCore
CHCECE034Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCore
CHCECE035Support the holistic learning and development of childrenCore
CHCECE036Provide experiences to support children’s play and learningCore
CHCECE037Support children to connect with the natural environmentCore
CHCECE038Observe children to inform practiceCore
CHCECE054Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ culturesCore
CHCECE055Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and careCore
CHCECE056Work effectively in children’s education and careCore
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCore
HLTAID012Provide First Aid in an education and care settingCore
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safetyCore
BSBSTR401Promote innovation in team environmentsElective
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleElective

Funding is available for eligible participants. Complete the “Enquire Now” section below, and one of our representatives will be in touch.

Course overview

Innovative 360 degree learning experience

12 Month duration. Regular intakes throughout the year

CHC30121 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Graduates will have a pathway to the CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at AETS.

Overview

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

This qualification will take you to the next level of your early childhood career. You will develop a variety of skills and understanding, including:

  • Leading an effective work team with confidence
  • Supporting children’s well-being, creativity, learning and development
  • Designing and implementing childcare curriculum
  • Maintaining compliance and professional practice
  • Working with families to provide education and care for children.

Course Duration and Delivery

The 12 month program is delivered in shorter, more manageable terms of learning. This allows participants to focus on specific sections of the program at one time. These terms also provide the perfect ‘check point’ over the duration of the program to monitor and support participant progress. Each term, the participant enjoys an innovative 360 degree learning experience.

After a program orientation session, you will engage in online group workshops and tutorials, online activities, and have access to on-demand support as required. You will also gain hands-on experience from your industry work placement which includes a check-in visit from your trainer.

Pre-requisites

The pre-requisite for this program is either a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Job Outcomes

• Early Childhood Educator (Diploma level)
• Family Day Care Coordinator
• Early Childhood Education Coordinator

Request a free demo

Ready to take the next step?

Then book a free demo session with our team.

You will be able to see first-hand the type of learning activities and course materials you will enjoy as part of your course.

Program Details

This is an entry-level course, and no previous skills or experience are necessary.

While there are no specific entry requirements, participants are required to take the language, literacy, and numeracy skills (LLN) assessment. It will help us understand how we can assist you in any areas where you may need help while studying with us.

Computer with access to the Internet and with the ability to conduct video interviews. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or later or Mac OS X or above
    • Microsoft Office 
    • Up-to-date internet browser
    • You may also need access to a printer and the following applications
      • Adobe Acrobat reader (free download)
      • Adobe Flash player (free download)

Mobile video recording device i.e., a mobile phone that can record short video at a workplace with a supervisor

The learners’ physical attributes may influence their ability to complete the training and assessment. Assessment and training require students to be physically capable of performing personal childcare for children, lifting and cleaning. They must be able to sit on the floor or on small chairs and be able to squat or bend to get down to a child’s level.

You MUST provide the below before commencement of work placement:

  • Police check
  • Working with Vulnerable Persons (WWVP)
  • Meet the Department of Health requirement which is to have a COVID-19 vaccine for all residential aged care workers and students

*Evidence of vaccination can easily be provided by a downloadable certificate from “MyHealth” record

Total number of units = 15

  • 12 core units
  • 3 elective units
CodeTitleStatus
BSBTWK502Manage team effectivenessCore
CHCECE041Maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenCore
CHCECE042Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeingCore
CHCECE043Nurture creativity in childrenCore
CHCECE044Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care serviceCore
CHCECE045Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in childrenCore
CHCECE046Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenCore
CHCECE047Analyse information to inform children’s learningCore
CHCECE048Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculumCore
CHCECE049Embed environmental responsibility in service operationsCore
CHCECE050Work in partnership with children’s familiesCore
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCore
BSBHRM413Support the learning and development of teams and individualsElective
CHCECE052Plan service and supports for children and familiesElective
CHCECE053Respond to grievances and complaints about the serviceElective

Funding is available for eligible participants. Complete the “Enquire Now” section below, and one of our representatives will be in touch.

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Course overview

Innovative 360 degree learning experience

12 Month duration. Regular intakes throughout the year

CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care