CHC30121 Certificate III in
Early Childhood Education and Care

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.

This qualification 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 qualification, 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.

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

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

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

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Government Funding Available

Skills First Funding Program

Government Funding Available

If you are an Australian, New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of Australia, you might be eligible for funding under the Skills First Program.

Even if you aren’t eligible, you might be able to get an exemption that allows you do Skills First training.

There are also some Skills First courses where some of the eligibility criteria don’t apply or where you might be able to get your training for free or at a lower cost.

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CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Structure

Total Units of Competency:

The CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care requires the completion of the following 17 units (including 15 core and 2 electives).

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

Placement Arrangements

This course requires students to complete a minimum of 160 hours of work placement. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however, Angel Institute will provide assistance and support where needed. Placement will be completed under the supervision of the center’s supervisor. Work placement assessment task needs to be completed for each unit which has a placement component

Training Arrangements

AIE ensures that you have a mixture of practical and theoretical components, and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments will be regularly simulated and used to conduct skills-based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. Homework tasks may include research, readings from related textbooks and continuing to work on assessment tasks

Assessment Arrangements

There are a variety of assessment methods used for this qualification including:

  • Written questions
  • Observations
  • Portfolios
  • Research

Delivery Method:

Blended (Real time Virtual Classroom + face to face component)

Duration:

1 Year

Location:

Real-Time Virtual Classroom Delivery – Training is conducted online through our learning management system

IT Specification

You need a computer or device with at least 8GB of RAM and a processor running at 1.5GHz or faster.

Ensure a stable connection with a minimum download speed of 2MBPS and an upload speed of 0.5MBPS.

You should have Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and a PDF reader like Adobe Acrobat installed.

Your operating system should be Microsoft Windows 8 or newer, or Mac OS version 10 or newer.

Entry Requirements

  • Prospective students are must be at least 18 years of age.
  • To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Angel Institute will conduct a Pre-Training Review.
  • Required to complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment, administered by and to the satisfaction of Angel Institute.

Unit Details

Code Unit Title Type
CHCECE031 Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing Core
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers Core
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care Core
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children’s education and care Core
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children Core
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning Core
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice Core
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity Core
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures Core
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices Elective
CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity Elective

Tuition Fees

Government Funded Students
(Eligibility Criteria Applies for skills first funding)

Cost: $0

Full Fee paying Students.

Cost: $7000

Course Outline

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