Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113.
  • Provide experiences to support children's play and learning (CHCECE011)
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice (CHCECE009)
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk (CHCPRT001)
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (CHCDIV002)
  • Provide care for babies and toddlers (CHCECE005)
  • Participate in workplace health and safety (HLTWHS001)
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children (CHCECE007)
  • Support the holistic development of children in early childhood (CHCECE010)
  • Provide care for children (CHCECE003)
  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting (HLTAID004)
  • Develop cultural competence (CHCECE001)
  • Promote and provide healthy food and drinks (CHCECE004)
  • Ensure the health and safety of children (CHCECE002)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Use information about children to inform practice (CHCECE013)
  • Organise personal work priorities and development (BSBWOR301)
  • Support children to connect with their world (CHCECE012)
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003)
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

<p>Looking for a fun and rewarding career? CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the current national qualification for child care educators and will prepare you to enter

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Looking for a fun and rewarding career? CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the current national qualification for child care educators and will prepare you to enter work in the child care sector such as day-care centres, playgroups and family day-care.

About

This course covers interesting aspects of child development, play support, behaviour management, nutrition and health and safety, legal considerations are also covered. Students will complete work experience of 120 hours during the course in education care facility as part of completing this course.
Successful students can work as an Early Childhood Educator Assistant, Family Day Care Educator or Nanny.

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience or knowledge is required
  • Students must be at least 17 years of age to enrol

Course Duration & Hours

  • Two days a week in class sessions: 9.00 am – 4.00pm
  • Additional: One day of home study and work placement
  • This course requires you to undertake at least 120 hours mandatory work experience in a Child Care Facility. We will assist you to arrange your work experience.
  • Held at the Mullumbimby Campus

Course Fees

  • Smart & Skilled Full Fee: $1,600
  • Smart & Skilled Concession: $240
  • Smart & Skilled Scholarship: $0
  • Standard Full fee: $3,200
  • Standard Concession fee: $3,000
  • Early Bird $2,750 (deposit of $500 received by Wednesday 20th December 2017)

This course is Austudy Approved. Full time workload would be 28 hours per week for 30 weeks.
Smart and Skilled funded places may be available for these qualifications – please call the college for more information on 02 6684 3374

Subsidised Training under Smart and Skilled

This course is being offered as a subsidised* course to eligible students under the Smart and Skilled program. Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. It’s helping people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers. Many of our full qualifications have full or part fee subsidies available for eligible students.

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarship place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales
  • Be aged between 15-30 years of age
  • Provide evidence of your concession-eligibility

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Concession (S&S Concession) place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales
  • Provide evidence of your concession-eligibility

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Full Fee (S&S Full Fee) place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales

Applications for these subsidised* places are limited so a funded place cannot be guaranteed.

*This training is subsidised by the NSW government

You Will Learn

  • Young children’s health, safety and care needs including nappy changing, toileting, manual handling
  • Supporting play and learning
  • Developmental needs
  • Maintaining a clean and hygienic environment
  • Interactions with parents and professionals

Career and Employment Opportunities Include:

  • Child Care Assistant
  • Child Care Educator
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Recreation Assistant

Student Policies and Procedures

See Student Handbook

USI

From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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