160 Work Hours
Our CHC30121 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.
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.
We have a variety of study modes available to suit you.
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.
This course requires a minimum of 160 work placement hours to be completed within an accredited child care facility which we provide.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. It is available for eligible students.
SWTS support and encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program.
Also, we have Job trainer funding available for Job Seekers.
Please contact our office on 03 9748 9233.
We offer people a range of career options through the provision of government accredited vocational education and training provided both in the workplace and at our education centre.
"I really enjoyed being a part of South West Training Services. The staff are very friendly, every time we come, we can see smiling faces greeting us. Our educator is very talented and supportive. I will really miss the classes and time spent at South West. I will surely recommend this course to my friends."
"The programs that are offered are just so adaptable for the students needs. It has been a whole new world and I would certainly recommend this program to my other friends and families. The learning part and the placement location was just so much fun with lots of interaction between students and staff."
"My experience here at South West Training Services was really great, the learning tools and the way the teacher had expressed all that we needed to learn was really insightful, helps you with work placement. The environment was really accommodating for learning and we just had lots of fun."
"I would like to thank South West Training Services for proving me an opportunity to be a part of this institution. Being a student, I enjoyed every part of the my course right from the theory in class through to the practical placements that helped me develop professional skills. Thanks a lot for all the knowledge I got from your talented and well educated trainers and course material that helped me learn every aspect of the child care industry."
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