Alana Kaye College

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Alana Kaye College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 108124B

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educations may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Units of Study

CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity

CHCECE031 Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing

CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers

CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children

CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment

CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice

CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures

CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care

CHCECE056 Work effectively in children’s education and care

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Relevant Job Roles

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care Worker

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Course opportunities

Start date: Expected October 2023
Duration: 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Gold Coast Campus

3 Suter Street
Gold Coast Queensland 4215

Entry criteria

Students must be aged 18 years and above

Evidence of acceptable English language test course as below:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), internet based test 46
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) 162
  • Pearson Test of English Academic 42

In addition, students are asked to identify if they would like to participate in an LLN assessment as part of the enrolment process in the areas of reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy. This ensures the course is at an appropriate level for students and educational support is provided.

All students must be willing to participate in mandatory work placement of a minimum of 160 hours, and this will require a working with children clearance.


Alana Kaye College
Darwin City Campus
2 Shepherd Street Darwin Northern Territory 0800