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CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

DESCRIPTION

The CHC30121 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.

Nationally Recognised

Yes

Practical Placement

Minimum of 160 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)

Delivery Mode

Classroom based, Workplace, Virtual/Blended

Location

Due to COVID – 19 pandemic our Williams Landing campus is currently closed and most of our classes are running virtually. Please call our office for more information.

Entry Requirements

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.

Career Opportunities

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:

Funding Eligibility

Victorian residents who undertake training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!

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Fees Schedule

Qualification Code and Name Units Estimated Duration Administration Charges (Non Refundable) Skills First Tuition Fee *Skills First Concession Tuition Fee Fee For Service
CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Non-Traineeship and Traineeship) 17 52 Weeks $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2500.00

This qualification is funded (under Skills First Program) for eligible candidates only for Non Traineeship and Traineeship.

*Concession fee is applicable to eligible students only, as per the latest Skills First Fee Guidelines. Contact AET to check fee concession eligibility.
Please be aware that if your course is being subsidised by the Victorian Government under the Skills First program that enrolling in the above course may affect your future training options and eligibility for further government subsidised training under the Skills First program.

For more information on government subsidised training use the following link: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/skillsfirst/Pages/default.aspx

The tuition fees are indicative and may be varied subject to individual circumstances on enrolment.

UNITS

This course has 17 units of competency:

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care Core
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children’s education and care Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCECE031 Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing Core
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers Core
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity Core
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures Core
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children Core
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning Core
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment Core
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice Core
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Elective