CHC30113

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Overview

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The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will equip you with a broad understanding of theoretical and practical understanding of planning, implementing and evaluating early childhood programs, supporting the holistic and individual development of children, and recognising the health, safety and protection of children. This course is ideal for those wishing to undertake an entry-level position in an early childhood and care setting. You will be job-ready with the tools to support the implementation of approved learning frameworks and regulatory requirements.

At Lead Institute, our philosophy is centred around job-ready training. As part of the course, you will gain practical experience by undertaking a hands-on experience in an early childhood education and care setting and exposing yourself to real world experiences in such settings.

Course Details

Course Code CHC30113

Duration 36 weeks (56 weeks via Cloud Campus)

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

Practical Placement

Lead Institute offers and arranges practical placement opportunities at LEAD Childcare centres as the placement of choice.

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

Career Outcomes

  • Professional Nanny
  • Assistant Educator
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Preschool Aide
  • Family Day Care Educator

External study

If you chose to study externally, it will take you 56 weeks to complete the course. You will receive a dedicated trainer who will help support you in your studies.

Units of Compentency

To gain 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 Cert 3 in Childcare 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 both education and care as well as health and safety protocols. The Certificate 3 Childcare is a great starting point for someone considering childhood education as a career. Our nationally recognised training program provides students enrolled in child care certificate 3 will gain practical training through our centre, 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 holistic development of students through practical training, allowing them to gain a unique understanding of the health and safety protocols in an early childhood education centre, as well as gain a detailed understanding about the importance of both education and care.

  • Do you offer flexible study options?

    Lead Institute is proud to offer a range of childcare courses online, with the cert 3 childcare being offered both online and in person. When deciding on online courses for Childcare, is can be difficult to decide which qualification is right for you. With our flexible delivery options, we take the greatest care to work around our students already busy lifestyle.

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
  • Working With Children Check (or ability to obtain)
  • Minimum 18 years of age

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 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 Cert 3 in Childcare 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 both education and care as well as health and safety protocols. The Certificate 3 Childcare is a great starting point for someone considering childhood education as a career. Our nationally recognised training program provides students enrolled in child care certificate 3 will gain practical training through our centre, 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 holistic development of students through practical training, allowing them to gain a unique understanding of the health and safety protocols in an early childhood education centre, as well as gain a detailed understanding about the importance of both education and care.

  • Do you offer flexible study options?

    Lead Institute is proud to offer a range of childcare courses online, with the cert 3 childcare being offered both online and in person. When deciding on online courses for Childcare, is can be difficult to decide which qualification is right for you. With our flexible delivery options, we take the greatest care to work around our students already busy lifestyle.

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
  • Working With Children Check (or ability to obtain)
  • Minimum 18 years of age

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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