Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

This program provides learners with skills and knowledge required to provide care for individual and groups of children. This includes planning activities facilitating their leisure and play, enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. If you work in or wish to pursue a career within the child care industry, this is the course for you.

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is a nationally-accredited course that allows participants to work in a wide variety of early childhood positions throughout Australia. This course is suited to Early Childhood Educators who use organisational policies and procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities for and provide care to children.
Training is delivered in a blended mode classroom based delivery (one day per fortnight) which is trainer led combined with self-paced learning and periodic visits in the workplace.

Purpose:

This program provides learners with skills and knowledge required to provide care for individual and groups of children. This includes planning activities facilitating their leisure and play, enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. If you work in or wish to pursue a career within the child care industry, this is the course for you.

Course Name:

CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Code:

CHC30113

Course Duration:

6-12 months

Description:

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is a nationally-accredited course that allows participants to work in a wide variety of early childhood positions throughout Australia. This course is suited to Early Childhood Educators who use organisational policies and procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities for and provide care to children.
Training is delivered in a blended mode classroom based delivery (one day per fortnight) which is trainer led combined with self-paced learning and periodic visits in the workplace.

Assessment:

The assessment is conducted using a combination of realistic workplace tasks, projects, knowledge tests, response to case studies and feedback from supervisors. The following assessment methods will be used throughout the course to assess competency.

  • Demonstration / Role-Play.
  • Written Report / Case Study / Journal.
  • Project.
  • Knowledge Test.
  • Workplace Supervisor Report.

Entry Requirements:

All students will need to have a current Working with Children check to be able to undertake the practical component of this training.
This course has been designed with the target client being an existing worker in the child care sector. The assessment model and 6 month timeframe assumes that the student has an existing workplace to apply context and has some experience.

Qualification Requirements:

N/A