National Course Code: CHC30113 || CRICOS Course Code: 096183E
Level 9, 120 Spencer Street, Melbourne CBD
Mode of Delivery:
Online and face-to-face training, Work placement, Self-study
Written work, projects, log book and observations
Work Placement Hours:
120 Hours (Placements will be provided by college)
This course is currently being offered for $1299* (Promotional Price)
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Child Care Training is perfect for people who are wanting to start a career in early childhood. This course will guide you through the fundamentals of childhood development and caring for children. You will be introduced to working in the field of early childhood and learn how to care for children, nurture their development and make sure their environment is safe and supportive. This qualification 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 Standard. They support 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.
- Minimum 18 years of age
- Successful completion of year 10 or equivalent
- Successful completion of the college's LLN (Language, Literacy, Numeracy) test.
- Access to a computer (with Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word and a web browser).
- Access to the Internet.
- Access to a video and audio recording device.
- Computer skills including an understanding of how to access an online video conferencing software, how to use Microsoft Word and Adobe Reader, and be ableto download, scan and upload documents, and how to access online materials.
Applicants with no formal qualifications and who are commencing within or have experience with older persons within a Community Services industry may also be considered for entry into the Course.
Before commencing work placement, learners are required to provide:
- A Federal Police Check (name check), no more than 6 months.
- A Working with Children Check.
- Evidence of up-to-date vaccination as required
To be awarded the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, competency must be achieved with total of Eighteen (18) units, consisting of:
- Fifteen (15) Core Units
- Three (3) Elective Units
The selected elective units will provide learners with a well-rounded unit combination aligned to current industry requirements and the qualification level.
There are no pre-requisite units for this qualification.
Elective units have been selected by the College in consultation with industry experts.
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 an 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
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world
Training Product Status: Superseded
Training Product Release Date: 6 August 2015
After achieving this qualification, students may continue their studies in CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
This course may provide employment opportunities in centre-based care, occasional care, out of school hour’s care and family day care.
Job roles include:
- Early childhood educator
- Playgroup supervisor
- Family day care worker
- Childhood Education Assistant
The training methodology for this training program will ensure that the course is
- Hands-on training/work placement
- Access to equipment and teaching personnel
- Student Mentoring