CHC30113

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

(CHC30113) Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is an entry qualification for someone who wants to work in the Early Childhood industry.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

  • Course Details

    Course Code: CRICOS Code:
    CHC30113 090063F

  • Qualifications

    Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Delivery Mode

    Classroom: Duration:
    (Face to face) 58 weeks

  • Nationally Recognized

    YES

  • Course Fee

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In order to attain the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, students are required to satisfactorily complete 18 units of competency, consisting of 15 core units and 3 elective units of competency.

Core Units

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCECE0101 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
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children Core
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks 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
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE003 Provide care for children Core
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers Core
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core

ELECTIVE Units

CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements Elective
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world Elective
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development Elective

To be eligible to enrol in CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Entry into the course at ETI requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations.
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification is required for entry into this course.
  • All students must be of the age 18 years or over at the time of the scheduled course commencement.
  • Learners must meet English language requirements of the qualification.
  • No gap in the study. If there is a gap in the study, it needs to be justified by providing the evidences (such as pay slips, job offer in case the student started working after he/she left study).
  • All learners will be required to demonstrate their LLN (Language, Literacy, Numeracy) level on enrolling into this course.

Training Pathway

Students who complete Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care may like to undertake:

  • CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and care

Upon completion of Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, student can undertake followings;

  • CHC62015 – Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management*
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education*

*Not offered by ETI.

Employment Pathways

Students who complete this course can expect to work as an Educator, kinder teacher assistant in an early childhood education and care setting.

This program is classroom-based delivery combined with work placement requirements.

Students are required to attend classroom sessions for a 58-weeks period. Students enrolled in the CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care are required to complete at least 120 hours of work placement in a regulated early childhood education and care setting.

Classroom training locations:

  • 20 Otter St, Collingwood, VIC 3066
  • 7 Clunies Ross Court Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113

Credit Transfer

Acknowledges nationally recognise qualification or unit of competencies that students might have successfully completed from other RTO. Your course credit application will be assessed by a qualified assessor.

If you wish to apply for Course Credit, please notify Elite Training Institute

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognises gained credits towards a qualification by having your skills and experiences from a formal or informal learning assessed if it meets the course unit requirements. Supporting documents will be required to support your RPL application.

If you wish to apply for RPL, please notify Elite Training Institute

Practical Placement

  • It is a requirement those who are working in the Early Childhood industry to secure and hold a current Working With Children Check)
  • Please consider time that department may take to issue you the Working with childrencheck card