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CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care | International Students

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

Sydney (Parramatta)

Face to Face

Apr 6, 2020

Perth (SGT)

Face to Face

Feb 10, 2020

Fees and Funding

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

For more information please Click here or contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au or call 1800 22 52 83

Campus Location

Perth Campus
Level 4, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia

Course Delivery

FACE TO FACE/ CLASSROOM:

The course is provided through teacher led classroom mode delivery. It would be delivered over 850 hours including theory (20 contact hours per week at an IHNA campus), self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training (120 hours) and at least 160 hours of work based training / professional experience placement (PEP) in two blocks of 2 weeks each after each semester.

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

The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.

Course Content

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

Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

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.

Offshore International students who wish to apply for this course must meet the following requirements.

  • Applicants are required to be 18 years old 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

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enroll for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

It is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS (PEP)

Professional Experience Placements (PEP) is a compulsory component of this course and 100% attendance is mandatory. Students must complete all theory and simulation components satisfactorily prior to attending placements.

The Professional Experience Placements will be 5 days a week. Students may be allocated a morning (AM) or afternoon (PM) shifts. Morning shifts usually start at 7 am and evening shifts can finish at 10.30pm. Each shift is 8.5 hours long (including 30 mins meal break).

PEPs are undertaken in partnership with a wide range of placement providers. These providers are located throughout metropolitan, regional and rural areas, and in some cases interstate. Students must consider that they may be required to travel or relocate for the duration of the placement to the facility location. Students must attend as per schedule; no special arrangements or changes will be made on the allocated placements. PEPs may be cancelled without prior notice by the facility.

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement.

  • A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate(AFP) / NCC will be required for all practical placements.
  • A satisfactory Working with Children Clearance is required.
  • Achieve competency in the unit HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.
  • IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunization process before the Professional Experience Placement start date as some facilities will not provide placement to student without Immunisation.

Please note that care provided in someone’s home/FDC will only be considered if the following requirements are met/fulfilled by the student and the FDC scheme:

  • FDC service management/supervisor signs and agrees to work along with the RTO ECEC trainer to ensure the student is assessed as per the RTO’s training requirements.
  • FDC service and the student agree for more visiting arrangements from the RTO approved trainer to assess the student for different units of competency.
  • In situations where the student working as an FDC educator has not got an access of all appropriate age group of children attending their care, the student is required to undertake allocated extra placement hours in a childcare centre to verify and meet the requirements of particular unit of competency.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While IHNA will work with you to make “reasonable adjustments” in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA’s control.

The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable adjustments. Our courses cater to a range of candidates. The candidates are required to be physically fit to manage tasks.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

  • Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
  • Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
  • Hearing: Sufficient 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: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
  • Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability or disorder or on any longer medications that will require reasonable adjustments to fulfil these requirements, then please declare in your course application.

Learning Resources

IHNA requires all enrolling students to have the below learning resources that will support their learning process.

Mandatory Textbook

Students must purchase this prescribed textbook as mentioned below.

  • Big Picture
  • Birth to Big School

Computers

IHNA has a computer lab with computers that can be accessed during working hours. Students must have a personal computer and access to internet to access all learning resources, online library, assessments, communicate with educators, fellow students, support services etc.

All students must have a basic computer knowledge and skills.

How Is The Course Assessed?

Assessment strategies are implemented for collecting evidence and making judgements about whether competency has been achieved by the learner.

The assessments confirm whether an individual can perform to the standards expected in the workplace, as expressed in the relevant endorsed unit of competency.

Assessment tools used include :
  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP) Book

Pathways & Career Outcomes

This course leads to the following study pathways, among others:

  • Diploma of ECEC
  • Advanced Diploma of ECEC
  • Bachelor Degree of Education (Early childhood)
  • Graduate Diploma of ECEC
  • Master of Education

Students who have successfully completed this course can work as a Childhood Education Assistant or an Outside School Hours Coordinator within an early childhood sector.

Some other potential jobs the graduates can obtain employment in are:

  • Early childhood educator assistant
  • Family day care educator assistant
  • Outside School Hours Care Programme Assistant
  • Preschool assistant.

Job prospects in this sector are very promising. 149,600 people in Australia 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 Practice Managers visit Job Outlook

EMPLOYMENT LEVEL AND GROWTH

  • In the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Child Carers is expected to be greater than 50,000.
  • Employment prospects for this occupation have risen very strongly in the past five years. Looking forward to November 2020, employment for Child Carers is expected to grow very rapidly.
  • This is a very large occupation (149,600 in November 2015) suggesting that opportunities should be available in most regions.
  • It has been found that the most common level of educational attainment for Child Carers is Certificate III/IV (33.6 per cent).
  • At present, 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.

Apply Now

INTERESTED IN THIS COURSE?

Do apply for the CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with IHNA.

Before applying for the course, please check the entry requirements for this course.

If you require any assistance, please feel free to contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au or call us on: 1800 2252 83

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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Duration  : 42 Weeks
Volume of Learning  : 1 year
Amount of Training  : 850 hours
AQF Level : 3
CRICOS Code : 093192F
Course Delivery : Face-to-Face
Campuses : 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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