CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
This is an entry level qualification for anyone wishing to commence a career in the early childhood sector. This course 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 Standards. Students will learn the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development.
Depending on the setting educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously in full day centres, occasional care facilities, reaches and early learning centres as an Early Childhood Educator.
Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:
- Early childhood educator
- Outside school hours care assistant
- Playgroup supervisor
- Family day care worker
- Recreation assistant
Where can I study this course?
This course is available at:
- Monash University in Clayton
Units of Competency
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
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 an approved learning framework to guide practise
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early Childhood
CHCECE011 Provide experience to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practise
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide and emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health safety
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
MSA Training and Professional Development adheres to the Code of ethics for ACPET members
RTO Number: 21526
Class Schedule — 2020
|Course Code||Day||Start Date||Time||Location|
|202CCHCA||Tue||Jul 28th||9:00am - 4:30pm||Zoom|
|202CCHCB||Wed||Sep 23rd||9:00am - 4:30pm||Zoom|
|202CCHCC||Sat||Nov 7th||9:00am - 4:30pm||Zoom|
Government Funded Fees
To view the 2020 Indicative Government Subsidised Student Tuition Fees for all our courses please click here. All course fees include manuals throughout the course.
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To find out if you are eligible for funding please complete our self assessment flowchart: Government Funding Eligibility Flowchart
You will be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. Please see student handbook for more information on the LL&N Assessment
You are required to have a Working with Children’s Check, and police check before enrolment into this course.
Students must be 16 years of age or older to complete the course.
To enrol into this course, please download the enrolment forms below. Once completed lease email to email@example.com. You will then be contacted by the office in regards to completing the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment. Please note, the LLN assessment is a requirement for ALL students who wish to undertake this qualification. For more information click here.
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 be reduced.
For students who are looking to further their career beyond completing the Diploma level qualification with us, we are working closely with the Faculty of Education at Monash University to provide a pathway into the dual-sector Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Years and Primary Education for eligible students. For more information on this pathway please contact our office.
Belinda has over 28 years in both the Child care and Vocational Education Sector. She has been a Centre Director, Classroom trainer, and delivered Early Childhood training via the Workplace, Distance and Traineeships . Belinda has also worked with Centre Directors to design and deliver Professional Development training to the staff. Belinda has excellent communication and organisational skills which are applied to assist her students with their studies.
Enrolling into this course (classroom based only) will entitle you to a temporary public transport tertiary concession card.
PTV Tertiary Student ID holders receive a 50 per cent discount on travel.
To obtain a PTV Tertiary Student ID you must be:
- attending a normal course of full-time study at an Institution registered with the Victorian Department of Education and Training as shown in the PTV Register of Approved Courses in Tertiary Institutions; and
- a citizen or permanent resident of Australia (Special Category Visa holders excluded); student with refugee status; student studying as part of an approved overseas exchange program; or student holding an Australia Awards Scholarship.
Unfortunately, you’re not eligible for a PTV Tertiary Student ID if you are:
- enrolled in a Masters, Doctorate, or other postgraduate course
- an overseas full-fee paying student (primary, secondary or tertiary)
- enrolled in a tertiary course which is less than 10 weeks duration
- enrolled in an apprenticeship course
- enrolled in an off-campus course
- not studying full time
To assess the type of concession, select ‘Monash Student Association’ in the Institution drop down box, this will bring up a list of MTPD courses.
Applying for a PTV Tertiary ID
Complete the PTV Tertiary Student ID form below and attach to your enrolment application:
- 2020 PTV Tertiary Student ID application form (PDF) 791 KB
- 2020 PTV Tertiary Student ID application form – accessible version (DOCX) 36 KB
For more information go to https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/concessions-and-free-travel/children-and-students/tertiary-students/
This qualification is available to be taught at your workplace for groups of 8 or more employees. Find out more here.