This qualification covers workers who use organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
Examples of indicative job roles for students seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:
- Early childhood Educator
- Outside School Hours Care Assistant
- Playgroup Supervisor
- Recreation Assistant
- Family Day Care Worker
The students are required to be assessed as “competent” in all eighteen (18) units in order to obtain certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
You will be required to complete the following assessments:
- Written Question and Answer
- Practical Assessments – Demonstration of Skills
- Written Projects/Case Studies
- Work placement in regulated care setting environment
Total number of units = 18
15 core units
3 elective units
at least 1 must be selected from the electives listed below up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses.
these units must be relevant to the work outcome.
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and Torres Straight 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 work health and safety
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012 – Support children to connect with their world
CHCECE014 – Comply with family day care administration requirements
CHCECE015 – Attend to daily functions in home based child care
CHCECE017 – Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCPRT003 – Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
CHCSAC004 – Support the holistic development of children in school aged care
BSBINN301 – Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBSUS301 – Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR301 – Organise personal work priorities and development
SRCCRO008B – Interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents in a recreation environment
We can help you with the selection of other electives that can contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Part-time: 2 days per week for 26 weeks. Total 312 hours.
Self-paced learning 68 hours (about 2-3 hours per week)
Work placement 120 hours
- Students need to bring some form of identification
- Students need to fill out an enrolment
- Students may be required to do Literacy and Numeracy test to assess level of support required
- Course initial fees will be required to be paid
Course Delivery Location
The Course will be delivered in the classroom and a simulated work environment. The class room address is shown below
Suite 2, Level 1, 100 – 103 Rawson Street, Auburn NSW 2144
Deliver Mode: face to face
Course Fees: $1500.00
Deposit: $500 to secure a place into the course, this includes a $150 Administration Fee, which is non-refundable.
Payments can be made either by Cheque, Cash or Direct Deposit. Once you have completed and submitted an Enrolment Form to our office, we will provide an invoice detailing all payment options.
Deposit, to be paid prior to course commencement: $500
Progress Payment, to be paid following commencing: 50%
Midway Payment, to be paid at the halfway point of the course: 25%
Final Payment, to be paid prior to course completion: 25%
It is preferred that Students should:
• Be currently working in the Child Care Industry
• Possess basic oral communication, reading and writing skills.
Please speak to us prior or at enrollment if you have any concerns about meeting these standards
RPL(Recognition of Prior Learning)
Where learners have developed competencies in a workplace or community setting these competencies may be recognized through a formal assessment process. If students believe that they already hold relevant competencies they can discuss this at enrollment with our staff or at any time with your trainer or assessor.
Requirements for Completion
You must attend 85% of the training program, attend 240 hours work experience and satisfactorily complete all of the assessment tasks.
On successful completion of all units you will be issued with a Nationally Accredited Certificate in CHC50113 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
Once students have commenced a training program, we guarantee to complete all training and assessment as advertised
You can access or download the course brochure here: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care borchure