Chisholm Institute

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113

Berwick, Dandenong, Frankston, Bass Coast, Mornington Peninsula

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 Chisholm Institute

  • $3,427*

    + $345 fees

  • Compare

  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Bass Coast

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Bass Coast

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Berwick

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Dandenong

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • $8,360*

    + $345 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Bass Coast

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Bass Coast

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Berwick

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Dandenong

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • $13,900*

    + $120 fees

  • Compare

  • International

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Dandenong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

*Verified June 21, 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
Interview, Working with children

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
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

If you love working with children and want to learn more about providing quality education and care in a range of environments, this course is for you.

You’ll learn practical skills in areas such as first aid; work health and safety (WHS) processes; effective interaction with children; nutritional food provision; childhood development; sustainable practices; appropriate care for babies and children up to 12 years; and responding to young people at risk.

  • Youth Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with Chisholm Institute, 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.

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
525
Provider Type
Government
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