Early childhood education and care


CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

(For Enrolment  please contact the college)


Duration: 3 – 7 months approximately for Classroom Based Training and Maximum 1 Year for online learning
Training Venue for Classroom Based Training: All across Melbourne
Tuition Fee: $1,400
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 wellbeing, 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 here: www.acecqa.gov.au
Job Roles:
The role of educators in this sector involves working with either children in early childhood in a range of education and care settings, or with school aged children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. Educators may work under supervision or autonomously, or may have the responsibility of supervising volunteers and other staff. Job roles vary from support, supporting the implementation of an approved learning framework and the wellbeing, learning and development of children, to one of implementing and managing programs, designing and implementing curriculum and running the day-to-day functions of the education and care service.

Pathways: Training Pathways from the qualification: CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Entry Requirements:
There are no required entry requirements. However, it is recommended participants have adequate LLN skills and are 18 years and over. It is recommended that participants complete an LLN test.
Additional Requirement:
Participants must undertake National Police and Working with Children checks before commencing work placement.
Course Contents/ Units of Competency
CHCCS400C: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCECE001: Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002: Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003: Provide care for children
CHCECE004: Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005: Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007: Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009: Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010: Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011: Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013: Use information about children to inform practice
CHCPRT001: Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004: Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001: Participate in work health and safety
HLTHIR404D: Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
CHCECE006: Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012: Support children to connect with their world
HLTHIR403: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
Delivery and Assessment Methods:
Delivery methods include classroom based training sessions based on workbook, discussions, projects, group work, role-play and self-paced learning activities through online learning. Assessment methods include written test, observation, case study, project and practicum book. There is a component of work placement where students will be assessed by the College’s assessors.
Future Career College will assist students to find work placement, however students are encouraged to find work placement by themselves.
Computer Requirements:
For online course, students will need access to a computer and the internet. For detailed requirements please contact the College.