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CHC30113

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is for students seeking roles in a range of early childhood education settings, working within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Students gain a range of knowledge and skills including caring for children, developing relationships with babies and toddlers, keeping children safe as well as supporting children’s play and learning.

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Delivery mode:
Distance / On Campus / Online / Workplace

Average duration:
12 months

Accreditation:
Nationally recognised training

Work Placement

Students will need to complete work placement supervised by qualified staff. Students will attain real-world understandings of the expectations and skills required to work in this field to prepare you for the workforce.

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Monitoring

Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job Title
Average Salary
$960 weekly pay
$1,050 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,350 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Units of Competency

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
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
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Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

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Foundation Education
Online
Practical Outcomes
Distance
Selmar Institute of Education
Distance / Online
Selmar Institute of Education
Workplace
Australia-International Institute of Workplace Training
On Campus
Phillips Institute
Online / On Campus
Melbourne College of Further Education
On Campus
Melbourne City College Australia
On Campus
TMG College Australia
Online / On Campus
Hammond Institute
Online / On Campus
bestchance Training
On Campus
Macquarie Community College
Online / On Campus
Southern Cross Education Institute
On Campus
EQUALS International
On Campus