Academia

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113

Brisbane, Melbourne

This starter certificate fosters skills and knowledge to support the development and wellbeing of children in a range of early childhood education settings.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with Academia

  • $505*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months)

  • Melbourne

    • October 2017

    • Full time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months)

  • $6,000*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Brisbane

    • July 2017

    • Full time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months)

  • Melbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months)

  • Brisbane

    • October 2017

    • Full time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months)

  • Melbourne

    • October 2017

    • Full time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months)

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
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One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Written tests, Assignments, Work placements
Work Placement
150 hours

Course Overview

Your career as a childcare worker begins with the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you have a caring and teaching nature? Do you wish to make a difference in a young person’s development?

This qualification covers workers who use organisation policies, procedures and individual children's profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

  • Youth Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with Academia, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 18 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

15 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

  • Develop cultural competence
    CHCECE001

  • Ensure the health and safety of children
    CHCECE002

  • Provide care for children
    CHCECE003

  • Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
    CHCECE004

  • Provide care for babies and toddlers
    CHCECE005

  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
    CHCECE007

  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
    CHCECE009

  • Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
    CHCECE010

  • Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
    CHCECE011

  • Use information about children to inform practice
    CHCECE013

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    CHCPRT001

  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
    HLTAID004

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

Elective Units

3 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Support behaviour of children and young people
    CHCECE006

  • Support children to connect with their world
    CHCECE012

Course Provider

Academia is a mid-sized college with English and vocational education and training courses for local and international students.

It has campuses in Melbourne and Brisbane, both based in the city.

Academia has articulation courses in place with Australian Catholic Universities, which means it's an alternative pathway for getting into a bachelor course in business at a university level.

It also offers English for university study to international students and has a partnership affiliation for access to courses with Holmesglen TAFE,

Registered
2005
Courses
28
Provider Type
Private
Restrictions

No Restrictions