The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care address the skills and knowledge required to provide care for groups and individual children.
This course reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work with 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 well being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
This qualification qualifies you to work in out of school hours care.
Students will gain experience throughout the course including a work placement component of a minimum 160 hours in a licensed and registered early childhood service.
People with a disability are encouraged to apply
Why study with us?
Upon Successful Completion of this Qualification you can seek job roles as
• Childhood Educator assistant
• Family day care worker
• Recreation assistant
• Playgroup supervisor
Please Note: You are required to have a Working with Children’s Check, and police check before enrolment into this course.
Units of Competency
This Qualification consists of 18 units of competency. 15 core units and 3 elective units.
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drink – Core
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children – Core
CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework – Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk – Core
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice – Core
CHCECE003 Provide care for children – Core
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers – Core
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children – Core
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting (This unit is outsourced) – Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander cultural safety – Core
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in Early Childhood – Core
CHCECE011 Provide experience to support children’s play and learning- Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety – Core
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice – Core
CHCECE006 Support behavior of children and young people – Elective
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world – Elective
CHCORG303C Participate effectively in the work environment – Elective
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
Class Schedule – 2019
|191CCHCA||Tue/Sat||5 February||25 June||9am-4:30pm||37||Clayton|
|191MORCCHCA||Tue/Thu||19 March||30 July||9am-4:30pm||37||Morwell|
|191FCCHC||Wed/Thu||17 April||28 August||9am-4:30pm||37||Frankston|
|191CCHCB||Thu/Sat||2 May||7 September||9am-4:30pm||37||Clayton|
|192CCHCA||Wed/Sat||31 July||11 December||9am-4:30pm||37||Clayton|
|192CCHCB||Fri/Wed||9 October||25 March 2020||9am-4:30pm||37||Clayton|
Please note food outlets are closed out of office hours. Please bring your lunch/dinner for courses held out of business hours (Mon-Fri 9-5pm)
Government Funded Fees
Retrenched workers can be exempt from the upskilling requirement of the Government Funding eligibility criteria. you will need to have a training referral letter from a Regional Manager, Industry Engagement, Department of Education and Training as evidence of your retrenchment. You must commence training within 12 months of the date on the letter.
To view the 2019 Indicative Government Subsidised Student Tuition Fees for all our courses please click here all course fees include manuals throughout the course.
Please note you will need a Police Check to work in this industry. Use the code ACPETNCC to get the student discount price of $25 https://acpet.nationalcrimecheck.com.au/
Students will be required to complete a minimum of 160 hours of work placement in a licenced and registered early childhood service.
Practical placement will commence in week 3 of the course structure. You will not be able to complete Placement unless you have a Working with Children’s check and police check.
Please Note: If you have completed a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care previously, the minimum hours will reduce.
About the trainer
Shanelle’s goal is to train future Early Childhood educators to become the best educators they can possibly be. Shanelle uses extensive industry experience to deliver Cert III and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at Monash Training and Professional Development. Shanelle is also a qualified Food Safety trainer.
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