Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113

Hawthorn, Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $3,770*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

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

    • In class

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

  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

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

    • In class

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

  • $7,250*

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  • International

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $9,140*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

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

    • In class

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

  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

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

    • In class

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

*Verified June 23, 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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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
Coursework, assessment

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 Swinburne University of Technology, 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 within a relevant legal and ethical framework
    CHCCS400C

  • Nurture creativity in children
    CHCECE018

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

  • Participate effectively in the work environment
    CHCORG303C

  • Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
    HLTHIR404D

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
227
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions