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.
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.
This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:
Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.
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.
The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. 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.
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.
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.
Enquire with a course provider to find out more.