CHC30121 Certificate III in
Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Summary

Early childhood educators work in long day care centers, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

Industry : Childcare
Duration : 1 Year
Sessions : 1 session per week
Certificate : Yes
* Government funding available

CHC30121

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Offering Domestic Students
Course Level Certificate III
Govt. Funding For eligible students

What You Will Learn

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. 

Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

To achieve this Certificate 3 CHC30121, the individual must have completed a total of least 160 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.

Education & Career Outcome

Career Outcome

Once you have successfully completed the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you can apply for jobs within the childcare industry which may include:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care
  • Coordinator
  • Nanny
  • Child Care Worker
Education Pathways

The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:

  • CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care