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CHC30121 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care | AHMI
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CRICOS Course Code: 108234G
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:

  • Face to Face, Online and Self Study* Total of 20 hours per week.
  • Self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion-Approximately 10 hours per week
  • 160 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.

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care consists of seventeen (17) units of competency, comprising 15 core units and 2 elective units, in accordance with the packaging rules.

Core Units

  CHCECE030 

  Support inclusion and diversity

  CHCECE031 

  Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing

  CHCECE032 

  Nurture babies and toddlers

  CHCECE033 

  Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

  CHCECE034 

  Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

  CHCECE035 

  Support the holistic learning and development of children

  CHCECE036 

  Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

  CHCECE037 

  Support children to connect with the natural environment

  CHCECE038 

  Observe children to inform practice

  CHCECE054 

  Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures

  CHCECE055 

  Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care

  CHCECE056 

  Work effectively in children’s education and care

  CHCPRT001 

  Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

  HLTAID012 

  Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

  HLTWHS001 

  Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units

CHCDIV001 

Work with diverse people

CHCPRP003 

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

International Students must be 18 years of age at the time of enrolment.

Academic Entry Requirements: Year 12 or equivalent of Australian HSC.

English Language Entry Requirements: IELTS score 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent Pearson Test of English (PTE).

English Language Entry Requirements: IELTS score 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent Pearson Test of English (PTE)

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 CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, candidates may undertake CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Students that successfully complete all 17 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with CHC30121 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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