header-images

CHC30113 Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

DESCRIPTION

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the entry level qualification for anyone who wants to work in child care.

This qualification covers the fundamentals of early childhood development, education and care. Upon completion of the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will have the skills, knowledge and experience to plan activities to promote children’s learning through play. These experiences will enable children to develop into confident and competent learners during their time spent at their Early Learning Centre. As a resultAET’s Early Childhood course, you will be ready to commence a career as an Early Childhood Educator, a Family Day Care Educator or Nanny.

Nationally Recognised

Yes

Practical Placement

Minimum of 120 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)

Delivery Mode

Classroom based, Workplace, Blended

Course Duration

12 Months

Career Opportunities

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Director
  • Family Day Care Provider
  • Nanny

Funding Eligibility

This Course is subsidised under the 2018-2019 Queensland VET Investment Plan administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training’s (DESBT)

To be eligible to enrol in the Certificate 3 Guarantee, prospective participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • be aged 15 years or older
  • be no longer at school (with the exception of school students in Years 10, 11 and 12 undertaking a VET in School (VETiS) program — see the VETiS fact sheet for more information)
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training & is not enrolled in a post-school Australian Qualifications Framework

Check My Eligibility

(In addition to the standard eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply to participation in certain subsidised qualifications. Any additional eligibility requirements will be based on industry advice or requirements under the relevant national training package and will be detailed in the Queensland Training Subsidies List).


Co-Contribution Fees (For Certificate 3 Guarantee Program)


QUALIFICATION CODE AND NAME NON – CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS
CHC30113 CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE $ 8.00 PER UNIT,
$144.00 TOTAL
$ 7.00 PER UNIT,
$126.00 TOTAL

Co-contribution Fee represents the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to undertake the qualification. This fee includes total cost to the student to enrol, undertake training and be awarded the qualification

UNITS

Unit Code Unit Name
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
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
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
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 workplace health and safety
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world
CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development