Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)

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Course Description

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.

Average Course Fee

$3500

Average Duration

12 months

Study Mode

Online

Number of Providers

Nationally Recognised Training

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

64.3% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Assistant Early Childhood Educator$1,050 weekly pay
Child Care Assisstant$1,050 weekly pay
Child Carer$1,150 weekly pay
Nanny$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Early Childhood Teacher$1,530 weekly pay
Child Care Centre Manager$1,530 weekly pay
Child Care Centre Manager$1,530 weekly pay
Child Care Worker$1,340 weekly pay
Early Childhood Teacher$1,530 weekly pay

Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course and details about what it involves and who is eligible.

ACT Funding - Skilled Capital

Skilled Capital is the funding program in the ACT to help students undertake Vocational Education and Training (VET). Skilled Capital gives students in the ACT access to high quality training to maximise employment opportunities.

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ACT Funding - User Choice

User Choice Funding is a national funding scheme that subsidises the cost of an Australian Apprenticeship. The level of funding varies by state, and in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) the subsidies are paid directly to the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who delivers the training.

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QLD Funding - Certificate III Guarantee

The Certificate 3 Guarantee is a subsidised training program for eligible students living in Queensland. The Queensland Government provides funding for a range of Certificate III qualifications as well as foundation skills training.

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SA Funding - Work Ready

WorkReady is the funding and incentive program in South Australia for Vocational Education and Training (VET). WorkReady provides training and employment opportunities for disadvantaged groups, strategic industries and regional locations.

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WA Funding - Jobs and Skills

Jobs and Skills WA is the funding program in Western Australia for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Students can enrol in subsidised training across a broad range of industries including equity courses and foundation skills.

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Course Providers

The following institutions provide this course. You can filter by their eligibility for state and loan programs:

ACT Skilled Capital
ACT User Choice
QLD Certificate III Guarantee
SA Work Ready
WA Jobs and Skills