CHC30113 – Certificate III in
Early Childhood Education and Care

Introduction

The CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification is suited to the role of workers in a range of Early Childhood Educational settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Having completed this course, you can support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development.

This course teaches you the skills and knowledge to provide care to children, and to plan engaging and educational activities to maximise their development. You will be able to create individual profiles and provide appropriate education and care for the children you are working with. You may choose to work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Course Start Dates

Perth (SGT)

Face to Face

Jul 5, 2021

Course Details

You could be eligible for
RPL or CT ?RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

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Duration  : 42 weeks full time
AQF Level :3
CRICOS Code :093192F
Course Delivery : On campus and Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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Accreditation
  • 42 weeks full time
  • On campus (Melbourne, Sydney, Perth) and Blended
  • Available to domestic and international students

There are 18 Units in the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care Course:

  • 15 core units
  • 3 elective units

CORE UNITS

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
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
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
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

ELECTIVE UNITS

CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

There are a number of pathways that students can benefit from after studying the CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, such as:

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care (Diploma of ECEC)
  • Advanced Diploma of ECEC
  • Bachelor Degree of Education (Early Childhood)
  • Graduate Diploma of ECEC
  • Master of Education

Successfully completing this course will enable students to work as a Childhood Education Manager or an Outside School Hours Coordinator within an early childhood sector.

There are other potential jobs the graduates can obtain employment in such as:

  • Early childhood educator Assistant
  • Family day care educator Assistant
  • Before and after school hours’ care Assistant
  • Preschool assistant

149,600 persons were employed as Child Carers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.

149,600 persons were employed as Child Carers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Child Carers visit Job Outlook

EMPLOYMENT LEVEL AND GROWTH

  • Over the five years to November 2020, the number of job openings for Child Carers is expected to be greater than 50,000.
  • Employment for this occupation rose very strongly in the past five years and rose very strongly in ten years. Looking forward, employment for Child Carers to November 2020 is expected to grow very strongly.
  • This is a very large occupation (149,600 in November 2015) suggesting that opportunities should be available in most regions.
  • The most common level of educational attainment for Child Carers is Certificate III/IV (33.6 per cent).
  • Child Carers are mainly employed in: Health Care and Social Assistance; Education and Training; and Other Services.
  • Information for this occupation (presented as charts and tables), includes employment level and growth.

These data show past and projected (to 2020) employment levels (thousands). Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, Department of Employment trend data to November 2015 and Department of Employment projections to 2020.

The total tuition cost for the CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is AUD $12,000 for international students.

For international students: secondary course fee is $3,800

To know more about the IHNA Fees & Charges, click here.

Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia

MODE OF DELIVERY

FACE TO FACE ON-CAMPUS:

Students are required to attend 20 contact hours per week physically at the campus and professional experience placements.

BLENDED

20 contact hours will be delivered through synchronised online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The delivery mode is subject to your eligibility to access state funding requirements and other conditions, please contact our admissions consultants to know more.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

  • 18 years of age and above
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination (Academic) with a minimum total band score of 5.0 and minimum score of 5.0 in each of the four components of listening, reading, writing and speaking or meets equivalent English language proficiency requirements;
  • A National Police Clearance or Australian Federal Police (AFP) Clearance certificate
  • Immunisation (this is required for the Professional Experience Placement)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Provide a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)

Physical requirements that are necessary to pass the course objectives are:

  • Strength: To assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
  • Mobility: To bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined spaces
  • Hearing: To hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages
  • Vision: To make physical assessments of client and equipment
  • Communication: To communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors

Please declare in your application if you have a disability, disorder, or if you’re on any medication that’ll require reasonable adjustments to fulfil these requirements.

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP)

With RPL we assess your competency based on formal, non-formal, informal learning or direct work experience based on the required skills of the course.

We use CT where you’ve completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation that meet the requirements of another course. We grant credit according to the Certification, Issuing, and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. Assessing a CT is free.

If you’re eligible for RPL or CT you may be able to complete the course in a shorter duration with reduction to total course fees. Check your eligibility with us.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

Acknowledgement

HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.