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CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

If you thrive in giving the next generation the best possible start, then get in really early with this entry-level qualification in early childhood education and care. This course is your start in a thoroughly rewarding career where children will amaze, delight and exhaust you all in the same day!

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

Bundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Online

FULL COURSE COST

$4,338 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$756 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$288 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

18 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Pathways: On completion of CHC30113 Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care, opportunities to access higher level degree qualifications exist within CQUniversity. Credits from this Certificate are recognised and embedded in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Occupations include but are not limited to: Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, School Aged Care Educator, Nanny.

Studying a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will learn how to work within organisational policies and procedures, develop an understanding of how to use individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care and education to children, as well as the skills needed to facilitate leisure and play. Upon completion you will be qualified to work within the requirements of the Education and Care National Quality Framework.

On Campus

Duration:

This qualification is delivered over a 45 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Cluster 1 - Safety and Wellbeing
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
Cluster 2 - Children’s Health and Safety
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
Cluster 4 - Play and Development
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
Cluster 5 - Physical and emotional Wellbeing
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
Online Only - Cluster 6 – Culture and Community
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people

Online

Duration:

This qualification is delivered over a 64 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Cluster 1 - Safety and Wellbeing
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
Cluster 2 - Children’s Health and Safety
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
Cluster 4 - Play and Development
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
Cluster 5 - Physical and Emotional Wellbeing
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
Cluster 6 - Culture and Community
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence

Start TAFE Now (STN) - On Campus

Duration:

This qualification is delivered over a 45 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Cluster 1 - Safety and Wellbeing
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
Cluster 2 - Children’s Health and Safety
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
Cluster 4 - Play and Development
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
Cluster 5 - Physical and emotional Wellbeing
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE003Provide care for children
Online Only - Cluster 6 – Culture and Community
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence

Start TAFE Now (STN) - Online

Duration:

This qualification is delivered over a 64 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Cluster 1 - Safety and Wellbeing
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
Cluster 2 - Children’s Health and Safety
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Cluster 4 - Play and Development
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
Cluster 5 - Physical and Emotional Wellbeing
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
Cluster 6 - Culture and Community
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people

Trainees (User Choice)

Duration:

This qualification is delivered over a 64 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Cluster 1 - Safety and Wellbeing
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
Cluster 2 - Children’s Health and Safety
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Cluster 4 - Play and Development
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
Cluster 5 - Physical and Emotional Wellbeing
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE003Provide care for children
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence

The MaraWay QLD

Duration:

This qualification is delivered over a 45 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Cluster 1 - Safety and Wellbeing
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
Cluster 2 - Children’s Health and Safety
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Cluster 4 - Play and Development
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
Cluster 5 - Physical and emotional Wellbeing
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
Online Only - Cluster 6 – Culture and Community
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people

The MaraWay QLD - Online

Duration:

This qualification is delivered over a 64 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

Cluster 1 - Safety and Wellbeing
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
Cluster 2 - Children’s Health and Safety
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Cluster 4 - Play and Development
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
Cluster 5 - Physical and Emotional Wellbeing
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE003Provide care for children
Cluster 6 - Culture and Community
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Online

2020 JanuaryOnline Available
2020 FebruaryOnline Available
2020 MarchOnline Available
2020 AprilOnline Available
2020 MayOnline Available
2020 JuneOnline Available
2020 JulyOnline Available
2020 AugustOnline Available
2020 SeptemberOnline Available
2020 OctoberOnline Available
2020 NovemberOnline Available
2020 DecemberOnline Available

On Campus

2020 FebruaryBundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton
2020 AprilBundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton
2020 JulyBundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton
2020 OctoberBundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton

Start TAFE Now (STN) - On Campus

2020 FebruaryBundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton
2020 AprilBundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton
2020 JulyBundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton
2020 OctoberBundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton
Vocational Placement is required for each unit within each cluster of qualification CHC30113. Vocational Placement Tasks form part of the assessment requirements. Completion of Vocational Placement Process and relevant documents prior to student attending vocational placement.
This course has no residential schools.

Required: Completion of bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course. 

Ability to complete vocational placement component for the duration of the qualification with a minimum of 120 hours.

Ability to obtain a Suitability Card (Blue Card).

Recommended: Access to a Computer, Internet and intermediate computer skills.

Pathways: On completion of CHC30113 Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care, opportunities to access higher level degree qualifications exist within CQUniversity. Credits from this Certificate are recognised and embedded in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Occupations include but are not limited to: Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, School Aged Care Educator, Nanny.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$4,338 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$756 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$288 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$241 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$42 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$16 (2020)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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