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CHC30121 – Certificate III in
Early Childhood Education and Care

  • I am a Domestic Student

    IHNA considers you as a ‘domestic’ student if you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen, or a holder of a permanent humanitarian visa.

  • I am an International Student

    IHNA considers you an ‘International’ student if you are not a citizen or a permanent resident of Australia; not a citizen of New Zealand; or not a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

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CHC30121 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Introduction

The CHC30121 – 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.

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Course Details

CHC30121 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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RPL or CT RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

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Amount of Training :  880 Hours
AQF Level :3
CRICOS Code :108092E
Course Delivery : Face to Face 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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  • 52 Weeks full time
  • Amount of Training is 880 Hours
  • Face to Face and Blended
  • Available to domestic and international students

17 units of competency are required for this qualification.

  • 15 core units
  • 2 elective units

CORE UNITS

CHCECE056 Work Effectively in Children’s Education & Care
CHCECE055 Meet Legal and Ethical Obligations in Children’s Education & Care
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children
CHCECE034 Use an approved Learning Framework to guide practice
CHCPRT001 Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk
CHCECE032 Nurture Babies and Toddlers
CHCECE033 Develop Positive and Respectful Relationships with Children
CHCECE038 Observe Children to Inform Practice
CHCECE031 Support Children’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing
CHCECE036 Provide Experiences to Support Children’s Play and Learning
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment
CHCECE030 Support Inclusion & Diversity
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Peoples cultures
HLTWHS001 Participate in Workplace Health and Safety
HLTAID012 Provide emergency response in an education and care setting

ELECTIVE UNITS

CHCPRP003 Reflect and improve own professional practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Childhood Educator Assistant
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny
  • Outside School Hours Care Programme Assistant
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Preschool Assistant

Total tuition cost for CHC30121 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course is AUD $6,000 for international students.

For international students: secondary course fee is $3,500

(secondary course: It is possible to study two separate courses at the same time, which is known as concurrent candidature. A student may enrol as a Secondary candidate while they pursue a higher qualification, without obstructing the requirements for the primary course.)

*Speak to our team to know about current scholarships.

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 DELIVERY:

Students are required to attend 20 hours of classes per week including simulation based assessment and professional experience placements

BLENDED DELIVERY:

20 contact hours per week 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 blended delivery mode is only available to domestic students on selected campuses and subject to eligibility.

Students must meet additional requirements for Professional Experience Placements as required such as a clear police check,working with children check & immunisations.

*Please call your respective campus location for more details.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however applicants should demonstrate ability to perform task as required by the industry.

IHNA Admission requirements
  • 18 years of age and above at the time of commencement of the course
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification
  • Entry into this course requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent.Candidates from countries with student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 who do not need an IELTS score can take the LLN indicator test. Please visit the Department of Home Affairs website for more information on student visa assessment levels and evidence of English requirement https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/web-evidentiary-tool.

Apart from the above entry requirements, students are expected to have a numeracy score of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) at level 3. (Language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test will be conducted during orientation)

The course is assessed using the following 3 methods.

  • Questions
  • Projects
  • Simulations

The questions or knowledge-based assessments are made up of a series of relevant short to medium length questions and multiple-choice options for learners to respond.

The projects assessments require learners to respond to relevant scenarios, case studies and tasks. These can include, writing short or medium length reports or proposals. Analysing data and preparing reports. Templates are provided to assist learners to write policies and produces. Composing appropriate business style emails, preparing notes for meetings, presentations and reflecting on the learning.

The simulation assessments are supervised, in-class or online (real time) simulated activities consisting of various methods. They may include the following: Group and individual projects, role plays, individual and group activities including presentations.

  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.

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We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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