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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 education and care services national regulations and national quality standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development.


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Delivery options :

  • Classroom   
  • Blended online 
  • Work based delivery     
  • Recognised Prior Learning 

Duration :

 52 weeks, 2 days a week

Enrolment dates:

 Any time throughout the year in any delivery modes 

To quality for CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, students must successfully complete a total of eighteen units of competency, comprising of fifteen(15) core units and three(3) elective units

Training Resources : Course materials, learning resources and templates, workplace documentation, ongoing trainer support and student messaging system are all included in the price.

Student support : Every student will have unlimited access to their trainer through phone, email and instant messaging. All our trainers are industry experienced and will be a valuable support throughout the course.

Course completion : Once the learner has completed all the course requirements the learner will be issued with a Nationality Recognised CHC30113 Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care qualification. All students completing their studies will be required to complete a student survey.

Cost : Standard full fee $2250

Payment plans can be arranged

Included Courses

Unit Code Unit Name
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCPRT001Identify/ respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE014Comply with family day care administration requirements
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIVO02Promote Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007Develop positive/respectful relationships with children
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play/ learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE012Support children to connect with their world


Practical Placement :

All students are required to complete 120 hours of practical placement. This can be in their workplace, long day care centres, family day care centres, family day care, kindergardens, outside school hour care and occasional care centres.

Career options:

  • Early childhood educator/childhood educator assistant
  • Outside school hours care assistant
  • Playgroup supervisor, recreation assistant
  • Nanny, childhood educator, reliever
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Trainer / assessor

Randy Susosn

Vicky Suson

Theo Gragiotis

Helen Dwyer

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