CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding

Overview

This course is intended for people seeking to work in the early childhood education and care sector. It provides the skills and knowledge required to assist in the design and implementation of the curriculum and care programs, in early childhood education and care services. It will supply all the necessary understanding of how to work with learning frameworks so that upon implementation, they meet the requirements of the education and care services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards. On completion of this course you will be capable of providing quality education and care for the social, emotional, physical and learning needs of infants and young children.

Careers

Early Childhood Educator.

Pathways

Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care.

Course Delivery

Blended delivery and block placements: Monday-Thursday 9.30-3.00pm. Flexible delivery: compulsory zoom/face to face sessions every fortnight 4.00-7.00pm students will enrol in the next unit of competency as per flexible delivery schedule, placements will be scheduled on an ongoing basis as required. Trainee delivery: compulsory zoom/face to face sessions every fortnight 4.00-7.00pm students will enrol in the next delivered unit of competency as per the industry delivery schedule, placements will be scheduled on an ongoing basis as required to meet student and employer needs.

Entry Requirements

Each applicant will be required to undertake a Pre-training Review before enrolling to help confirm if the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about skills, knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and employment goals. Applicants must be able to provide a Working with Children Check prior to their placement that commences 7.8.23. Applicants must be at least 18 years old to enrol in the course (individual circumstances for students can be discussed and approved by Education Delivery Manager). Students must have access to internet and computers to complete online learning and submission of assessments. immunisation requirements may apply for compulsory practical placements. Students must be available to attend 2 x 3 week placement blocks Monday- Thursday 7.6 hours per day.

Expected Time to Complete

10 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity 63 $0.00
CHCECE031 Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing 160 $0.00
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers 108 $0.00
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children 100 $0.00
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice 80 $0.00
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children 100 $0.00
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning 75 $0.00
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment 50 $0.00
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice 40 $0.00
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures 55 $0.00
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care 60 $0.00
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children’s education and care 65 $0.00
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk 40 $0.00
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting 22 $0.00
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety 20 $0.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBPEF403 Lead personal development 40 $0.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40 $0.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

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Indicative Fees

2023
Government Subsidised $4,482
Concession $1,172
Traineeship $3,867
Traineeship Concession $1,049
RPL Government Subsidised $3,522
RPL Concession $704
RPL Self-funded $4,696
Self-Funded $5,656

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2023 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Flexible/Online, Full Year, Fortnightly compulsory contact session, Wednesday 4.00PM-7.00PM
2023 January Mildura Campus Full Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year
2023 February Mildura Campus Full Time, Blended Delivery, Full Year, Monday to Thursday, 9.30AM-3.00PM
2023 February Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Blended Delivery, Full Year, Monday to Thursday, 9.30AM-3.00PM