The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the entry level qualification for anyone who wants to work in childcare.
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 that promote children’s learning through play. These experiences will help you contribute in the development of children into confident and competent learners during their time spent at their early learning centres. With a qualification of AET’s Early Childhood course, you will be ready to kick-start a rewarding and fulfilling career as an Early Childhood Educator, a Family Day Care Educator or Nanny.
Minimum of 120 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)
Classroom based, Workplace, Virtual/Blended
Various locations across Qld
There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review.
This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
Working with Children Check required before undertaking Work Placement.
Learners who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:
This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:
This Course is subsidised under the 2021-2022 Queensland VET Investment Plan administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).
To be eligible to enrol in the Certificate 3 Guarantee, prospective participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
(In addition to the standard eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply for 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.)
|QUALIFICATION CODE AND NAME||NON – CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS||CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS|
|CHC30113 CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE||$2.00 PER UNIT,
|$1.00 PER UNIT,
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
This course has 18 units of competency:
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Core|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||Core|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||Core|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children||Core|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||Core|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||Core|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||Core|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||Core|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood||Core|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||Core|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice||Core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Core|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||Core|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||Core|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world||Elective|
|CHCECE014||Comply with family day care administration requirements||Elective|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development||Elective|