CHC30113 - CRICOS: 096677E

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Course Information

This program provides professional knowledge and skills to plan and implement appropriate care and educational experiences for young children. This is a practical- based learning program, where students will also develop skills, knowledge and understanding of relative legal and ethical requirements, strategies, and approaches to engage with young children and their families, methods and knowledge to facilitate children's interests, as well as knowledge and skills to foster holistic development and wellbeing. The qualification reflects the role of an early childhood educators who are responsible to assist room leader to design and implement curriculum.

Entry Requirement
  • IELTS score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent

  • Be over 18 years of age

  • Working with children check

Course Duration
 52 Weeks
Pathway

 

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Requirement
  • Scheduled structured training for a minimum of 20 hours per week

  • Undertake compulsory work placement of 120 hours

  • Record and reflect on the training activities using a Practical Placement Journal

Course Structure
Unit Code
Unit Name
Core/Elective
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
Core
CHCECE009
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
Core
HLTWHS001
Participate in work health and safety
Core
HLTAID004
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Core
CHCECE010
Support the holistic development of children in early children
Core
CHCECE002
Ensure the health and safety of children
Core
CHCPRT001
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Core
CHCECE001
Develop cultural competence
Core
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Core
CHCECE005
Provide care for babies and toddlers
Core
CHCECE003
Provide care for children
Core
CHCECE007
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
Core
CHCECE004
Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
Core
CHCECE011
Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
Core
CHCECE013
Use information about children to inform practice
Core
CHCECE006
Support behaviour of children and young people
Elective
CHCECE012
Support children to connect with their world
Elective
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Imported Elective