Course Info

Qualification Overview

Our CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course is the entry level qualification for early childhood professionals. The course equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan activities and provide care for children. As well as learning the necessary theory, there is a strong practical focus, enabling you to gain required skills through application.

Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisites to this qualification however students will need to demonstrate pass a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills test upon enrolment and must have cleared Working with Children’s Check before commencing their placement.

Study Modes Available

We have a variety of study modes available and they are by classroom or correspondence (online). During the COVID-19 outbreak, we also provide virtual classes through Zoom online platform. 

Duration

Average completion time is 12 months. The full qualification must be completed within 24 months from date of enrolment and regular submission of assessment tasks is required.

Placements

This course requires a minimum of 160 work placement hours to be completed within an accredited child care facility which we provide.

Assessment Methods

  • Knowledge Questions, projects and written assessments
  • Demonstrations
  • Observations
  • Practical placement assessments
  • Practical placement diary

Career Opportunities

  • Child Care Assistant
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny
  • OSHC Assistant

Fees & Charges

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. It is available for eligible students. Please contact our office on 03 9748 9233.

Start Dates

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Friday, May 15, 2020

Locations

  • Geelong
  • Hoppers Crossing
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