CHC30121 – Certificate III in
Early Childhood Education and Care

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.

Course Start Dates

Sydney (Parramatta)

Face to Face

Mar 7, 2022

Melbourne CBD

Online (Blended) Delivery

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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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Duration  : 52 weeks
Amount of Training :  1200 Hours
AQF Level :3
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 1200 Hours
  • Face to Face and Blended
  • Available to domestic 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

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the CHC30121 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is:

State Fees Funding
Victoria AUD $6,500 No State Funding Available
Western Australia AUD $6,500 No State Funding Available
New South Wales AUD $6,500 No State Funding Available

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

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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.

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

  • Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above
  • In addition, all applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission)
  • It is also essential for students to possess basic computer skills.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
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. Physical requirements like Strength, Mobility, Hearing, Vision and Communication 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.

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

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.

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.

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