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.
|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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17 units of competency are required for this qualification.
|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|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect and improve own professional practice|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
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.)
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Applicable for International (1 year fee) and full-fee students. Not applicable for funding students.
|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
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia
Students are required to attend 20 hours of classes per week including simulation based assessment and professional experience placementsBLENDED 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.
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.
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.
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