Level 1, 333 Kent Street Sydney New South Wales 2000
CRICOS course code: 095785J
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
As the entry-level qualification for the Early Childhood industry, the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care provides students with a great foundation for a fulfilling career path.
Graduates will have extensive professional knowledge as well as the practical skills necessary to become a successful educator in either a centre-based service or in family day care as well as the opportunity to continue their studies with the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Our focus on practical learning makes sure our graduates are job-ready and our students love coming to class.
Interactive class activities, role plays and discussions will make sure you will be well prepared by the time you start your practical placement, where you can gain valuable on the job experience even before you graduate.
The program outcomes for this course are:
Workers qualified at a Certificate III level are primarily employed child care educators in an Early Learning Centre or Occasional Day centers in a supervisory role or as a Nanny.
A study pathway to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Preparation for further study and vocational skills with development of study and research skills, language and literacy skills, communication skills, time management, planning and managing projects, interpersonal skills and the development of techniques.
Additional outcomes include the attainment of a First Aid Certificate.
Units of Competency
The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care is made up of 18 units of competencies, which are made up of 15 core and 3 elective units.
Unit Code Unit Title
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE006 Support behavior of children and young people
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people.
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Brisbane CampusLevel 4, 243 Edward Street
This is an entry level course and no previous skills or experience are necessary.
Entrants must have:
IELTS - 5.5 (with no individual band under 5.0); TOEFL Internet Based - 46; Cambridge English - CAE 162; PTE Academic - 42; OET - B.