CHC30113 Certificate III in
Early Childhood Education
and Care


CHC30113 Certificate III in
Early Childhood Education
and Care


Get started in your childcare career with this Certificate, the minimum required to work in early childhood centres (including long day care).

Your trainer will help to find a childcare centre for your work placement, where you can work with children and extend your all-round skills. Extend yourself further with our Learning pathway to CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Potential roles on completion include:

Out of School Hours assistant, Family Day Care provider (from home), Early Childhood Care and Education Assistant

Course Information


International Student

- CRICOS Course Code:080764D
- Delivery Mode:- Face to Face (include 1/3 Online component)
- Online/Distance
- Industry work placement
- Course Duration:39 Weeks
                                  18 Weeks Tuition Delivery
                                  180 Hours Work Placement
 - Volume of Learning: Total Hours:720
                                          Face to Face:360
                                          Individual Studies:180
                                          Work Placement:180
- Material Fee: $ 100.00/term
(includes text books, arts and crafts, T-shirt and materials)
- Non-Refundable Enrolment Fee: $ 250.00
- Tuition: $ 7,500.00

Domestic Student

- Duration: 8 to 9 Months
- Delivery Mode: - Online via Learning Management System (MOODLE)
- Industry Workplacement
- Tuition Fee: $ 1,500.00 (Upfront) and remaining balance $5,000.00 (Payment Plan)
- Material Fee: $ 200.00
(includes text books, arts and crafts, T-shirt and materials)
- Non-Refundable Enrolment Fee: $ 250



Students are required to complete all of the following units:

Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety C
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children C
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks C
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically C
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk C
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence C
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety C
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people E
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice C
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice C
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning C
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children C
CHCECE003 Provide care for children C
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers C
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood C
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations E
CHCECE026 Workin partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children E
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting C




Students wishing to apply for course credit must refer to Student Handbook



On successful completion of the course, students will receive Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification.Graduates from this course will be able to perform the duties of Early Childhood Educator.

Employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification in:

• Early childhood educator

• Nanny



• Face to Face classes will be conducted at any of our campuses as specified on your confirmation of enrolment
• Learning Resources are available on Learning Management System (Moodle)
• Students will be given access to Moodle



The following learning support will be available to learners:

- Access to well qualified and experienced trainers from multicultural backgrounds.
- Additional support for students with language barriers from the ELICOS arm of SSBT. The following processes will be applied for students considered to be ”at risk”:

Please refer to the ‘Course Progress and Attendance Monitoring Policy’



Evidence gathering technique used for this course:

• Direct observation, role-plays written/verbal questioning, interviews and self-evaluations, case studies, projects, assignments are used to assess required knowledge and skills
• Structured Activities (Simulation exercises/role-plays, Projects, Presentations, Activity sheets)
• Third Party Feedback (Reports from employers/supervisors, Evidence of training, Authenticated prior achievements, Interviews with employers, supervisors or peers)



All students enrolled in this course must undertake 180 hours work placement in an accredited early childhood education and care service. Work placement must be completed successfully in order to gain this qualification.

All students must satisfy the Working with Children Check (WWCC) requirements prior to starting their work placement.



The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:

                    Learning pathway to CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education andCare which would support career progression



All students entering this course must have completed Year 10 or equivalent qualification.

Overseas students must demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Students with no formal qualifications are required to successfully complete the LLN test and meet with the Training Manager to be admitted.

Student must possess & bring their own laptop/notebook to class fully charged.

Overseas students can only enroll face to face 20 hours per week.

Note: this information should be provided to a person seeking to enrol in a course, in conjunction with the information in the Student Handbook provided on this website.



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