Queensland Academy of Technology

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Queensland Academy of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 082223F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Enter an extremely rewarding career for life as a Childhood Educator with Certificate III in Early Childhood Education at Queensland Academy of Technology.

Education in a child’s early years provides a critical foundation for cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional and motor development. For this reason, becoming a professional childcare educator can be so rewarding!

By pursuing this career, you open up a plethora of opportunities in the childcare industry. Childcare is in the top 5 occupations in Australia with the largest number of new jobs expected by 2020, you can enter this career path knowing you are in high demand in the workforce.

Course Description

This qualification is for people who want to work as an early childhood educator in a centre-based service and family day care. You will be able to facilitate play and ensure children’s health and safety while supporting their learning and wellbeing. Queensland Academy of Technology partners with some of the best early childhood education and care services in the industry to give you practical, on-the-job training and industry-relevant experience before you graduate.

Course Duration and Study Options

  • 40 Weeks (2 Days per week);
  • 120 hours work placement

Employment Opportunities

Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Assistant
  • In Home Care Provider
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Outside Hour School Care Educator
  • Playgroup Supervisor

Further Study

Students can pursue further studies by enrolling into Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care through our pathway programs.

Alternatively, for a shorter study duration and reduced tuition fees, apply to study a packaged course. In this packaged course you will study both a Certificate III and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 6,000 Per Year
Start date: 19 October 2021
02 November 2021
16 November 2021
Duration: 40 weeks
Study mode: Self study / online (with attendance)
Address

Queensland Academy of Technology

Ground Floor, 333 Adelaide Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (No band below 5.0).
  • Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent in the student’s home country).
  • Students who have not completed year 10 (or equivalent) must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicate a likely success of course completion.

Address

Queensland Academy of Technology
Ground Floor, 333 Adelaide Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia