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l1logo  CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care   Back

CRICOS Course Code: 099091G
Duration: 52 weeks (40 weeks delivery plus 12 weeks term break)

  • Mode of Study
  • Course Description
  • Course Structure
  • Entry Requirement
  • Career Opportunities
  • Education Pathways
  • Exit Point/Award

Students study full time mixed mode of delivery that integrates:

  • scheduled hours for face to face classes (15 hours per week during term time)
  • scheduled hours for on-line learning (5 hours per week during term time)
  • additional self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion
  • 120 hours mandatory work placement

The 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.

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care consists of eighteen (18) units of competency, comprising 15 core units and 3 elective units, in accordance with the packaging rules.

Core Units

CHCLEG001 

Work legally and ethically

CHCECE009 

Use an approved Learning framework to guide practice

HLTWHS001 

Participate in work health and safety

HLTAID004 

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

CHCPRT001 

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCECE002 

Ensure the health and safety of the children

CHCDIV002 

Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture safety

CHCECE001 

Develop culture competence

CHCECE003 

Provide care for children

CHCECE004 

Promote and provide healthy food drinks

CHCECE005 

Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE007 

Develop positive and respectful relationship with children

CHCECE010 

Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

CHCECE013 

Use information about children to inform practice

CHCECE011 

Provide experience to support children's play and learning

Elective Units

CHCECE006 

Support behaviour of children and young people

CHCECE016 

Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment

CHCHDIV001

Work with diverse people

Although there are no stated entry requirements in the CHC Training Package for entry into CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, international students must be 18 years of age or above and provide evidence the following published entry requirements as stated below:

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 with a pass of 60% in best four academic subjects

English Language Entry Requirements:

  • IELTS score 6.0 minimum (no lower than 5.5 in each band) or equivalent
  • No study gap

Students are required to complete 120 hours mandatory work placement to complete CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Students may request Australian Health and Management Institute to organise their work placement or they may find their own mandatory work placement. In the event the student has selected the work placement, Australian Health and Management Institute staff undertakes a work place suitability assessment prior to approval

All students are required to evidence the following documentation prior to undertaking mandatory work placement

  • Current and satisfactory police check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Graduates at this level will have skills for work. Job roles and titles may vary but can include:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care Worker
  • Nanny
  • Recreation assistant
  • Playgroup supervisor

After successfully achieving CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, candidates may undertake CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Students that successfully complete all 18 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Students that complete some but not all of the units of competency as stated in the Course Structure may be issued with a Statement of Attainment. It will identify only those units of competence that have been completed as part of the qualification and recognised nationally under the AQF.

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