Hunter TAFE

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113

Ourimbah, Muswellbrook, Cessnock, Glendale

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

  • $1,600*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Ourimbah

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks), Part time

    • In class, Online

    In class, Online Full time (18 weeks), Part time

  • Muswellbrook

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Cessnock

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks), Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks), Part time (36 weeks)

  • Glendale

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks), Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks), Part time (36 weeks)

  • Glendale

    • February 4, 2017

    • Self paced (36 weeks)

    • Online

    Online Self paced (36 weeks)

*Verified February 13, 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
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Youth Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with Hunter TAFE, 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.

  • Organise personal work priorities and development
    BSBWOR301

  • Support behaviour of children and young people
    CHCECE006

  • Support children to connect with their world
    CHCECE012

  • Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
    CHCECE026

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
675
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions