CHC30113 CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE
This qualification 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 well-being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements.
Candidates must demonstrate a capacity to undertake study by providing the following requirements:
|Minimum Age||18 years of over at the time of commencement|
|Academic Level||Year 12 or equivalent high school certificate|
|English Language||IELTS Test Score of 5.0 or equivalent (TOEFL IBT 58 / PTE Academic 36 / Cambridge English – FCE / OET Pass Grade / TOEFL PBT 490 / TOEIC 500) English language test scores|
|LLN Assessment||Complete Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment for identifying if a prospective individual required LLN support|
|Total Duration||52 Weeks|
|Study/Tuition||40 Weeks (4 terms of 10 weeks each)|
|Breaks/Holidays||12 Weeks (4 breaks of 3 weeks each)|
|Visa Condition||A minimum of 20 contact hours per week of study to ensure student meets their student study visa condition|
FEES (Australian Dollars)
Monthly intake. Please contact Admissions Officer for more information.
The delivery methods include face-to-face classroom learning, 6 hours per week of online participation, blended learning, projects, and practical training component that requires you to undertake 240 mandatory work placement hours (12 weeks @ 20 hours per week). The students must obtain a Current Working with Childre Check prior to placement with a Work Based Training host employer.
Students will be assessed in a variety of ways that may include, written answers, quizzes, practical demonstrations and observations.
Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive a certificate. Those students who completed individual units will receive a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL OR CREDIT TRANSFER (CT)
Recognition is available to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training in related areas. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:
Early Childhood Educator
Family Day Care Educator
Child Care Centre Educator
After completing CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you may progress to CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
In order to attain the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, the student must be competent in the seventeen units of competency, consisting of fifteen core units and two elective units of competency:
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Core/Elective|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||Core|
|HLTAID012||Provide first aid in an education and care setting||Core|
|CHCECE054||Encourage an understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples||Core|
|CHCECE037||Support children to connect with the natural environment||Core|
|CHCECE030||Support inclusion and diversity||Core|
|CHCECE031||Support children’s health, safety and well-being||Core|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Core|
|CHCECE032||Nurture babies and toddlers||Core|
|CHCECE056||Work effectively in children’s education and care||Core|
|CHCECE055||Meet legal and ethical obligations in children and care||Core|
|CHCECE033||Develop positive and respectful relationships with childre||Core|
|CHCECE034||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||Core|
|CHCECE035||Support the holistic learning and development of children||Core|
|CHCECE036||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||Core|
|CHCLEG038||Observe children to inform practice||Core|
|CHCPRT039||Comply with family day care administrative requirements||Elective|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Elective|