CHC30113

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Overview

The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is ideal for those wishing to start a career in Early Childhood Education and Care industry.

This course will equip you with a broad understanding of theoretical and practical understanding of planning, implementing and evaluating early childhood programs, supporting  development of children.

At Lead Institute, our philosophy is centred around job-ready training. We ensure that you get the best practical experience by undertaking a practical placement in one of our sister-company, LEAD Childcare‘s early childhood education and care centre.

Course Details

Course Code CHC30113

Duration

Available Mode(s)
  • - On Campus
  • - External
Cost

Practical Placement

If you study with us, Lead Institute will offer and arrange your practical placement at our sister-company, LEAD Childcare. We will make sure that you are supported throughout every step of your training!

Minimum of 120 hours of practical placement in a regulated early childhood education and care service.

Career Outcomes

  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Out of School Hours care
  • Career Pathway into Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

External study

If you chose to study externally, it will take you approximately 56 weeks to complete the course. You will receive a dedicated trainer who will help support you in your studies and visit you at your work placement location.

Units of Compentency

To gain the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, participants are required to complete 18 units of competency (15 core and 3 electives) as follows:

Core Units
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 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 work health and safety
Elective Units
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

FAQs

  • What is the difference between child care courses?

    The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is a great qualification for someone looking to develop their interest in Early Childhood Education. Our qualification will prepare you to for a career working with children, gaining an understanding of the best practices for educating children, giving them the best start to their lifelong learning. The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is a great starting point for someone considering childhood education as a career.

    Our nationally recognised training program provides students with practical training in our centres, gaining a unique perspective on different aspects of early childhood education and care.

  • Why Choose Lead Institute for your Certificate III?

    The Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care offered by Lead Institute is a nationally recognised qualification, with emphasis on the development and educational training of students through theoretical and practical training, with on-site trainers to support them in the classroom and offer extra tutorials for students requiring assistance with their assessments & training.

  • Do you offer flexible study options?

    Lead Institute is proud to offer a range of ways in which students can complete their studies in Early Childhood Education and Care.

    Lead Institute has a Student Success and Enrolments team to support you to identify the right study mode to enable you to complete your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Enrolment Requirements

  • Completion of at least Year 10 from an Australian secondary school or overseas equivalent
  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
  • Blue Card – Working With Children Check

Payment Terms & Options

Our payment terms have been developed to match student course progression. Course deposits are required to be settled before a Letter of Offer is sent to ensure a student’s acceptance to study. Our friendly Finance Team understand the student experience and will work closely with our cohorts to ensure full understanding of fees and charges.

Units of Compentency

To gain the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, participants are required to complete 18 units of competency (15 core and 3 electives) as follows:

Core Units
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 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 work health and safety
Elective Units
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

FAQs

  • What is the difference between child care courses?

    The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is a great qualification for someone looking to develop their interest in Early Childhood Education. Our qualification will prepare you to for a career working with children, gaining an understanding of the best practices for educating children, giving them the best start to their lifelong learning. The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is a great starting point for someone considering childhood education as a career.

    Our nationally recognised training program provides students with practical training in our centres, gaining a unique perspective on different aspects of early childhood education and care.

  • Why Choose Lead Institute for your Certificate III?

    The Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care offered by Lead Institute is a nationally recognised qualification, with emphasis on the development and educational training of students through theoretical and practical training, with on-site trainers to support them in the classroom and offer extra tutorials for students requiring assistance with their assessments & training.

  • Do you offer flexible study options?

    Lead Institute is proud to offer a range of ways in which students can complete their studies in Early Childhood Education and Care.

    Lead Institute has a Student Success and Enrolments team to support you to identify the right study mode to enable you to complete your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Enrolment Requirements

  • Completion of at least Year 10 from an Australian secondary school or overseas equivalent
  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
  • Blue Card – Working With Children Check

Payment Terms & Options

Our payment terms have been developed to match student course progression. Course deposits are required to be settled before a Letter of Offer is sent to ensure a student’s acceptance to study. Our friendly Finance Team understand the student experience and will work closely with our cohorts to ensure full understanding of fees and charges.

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