TAFE Queensland East Coast

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113

Bundaberg, Mooloolaba

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 TAFE Queensland East Coast

  • $880*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Bundaberg

    • July 10, 2017

    • Part time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (18 months)

  • Bundaberg

    • July 11, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Mooloolaba

    • July 11, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $4,000*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Bundaberg

    • July 10, 2017

    • Part time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (18 months)

  • Mooloolaba

    • July 11, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Bundaberg

    • July 11, 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*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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How it works

Entry Requirements
Year 10, Computer and internet access, 17 years old

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
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

Commence your career in the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

As part of your study, you will attend face to face classes complemented by online study components and a vocational placement in a registered Early Childhood Education and Care setting throughout the duration of your course.

This qualification teaches you to work within organisational policies and procedures; to use individual children's profiles to plan learning experiences and provide care and education to children; to facilitate their leisure and play and enable them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, you may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

  • Youth Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with TAFE Queensland East Coast, 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

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

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland East Coast is the premier provider of vocational education and training and the largest in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay region with seven campuses and over 20,000 enrolments annually.

TAFE Queensland East Coast is the result of an amalgamation between Sunshine Coast TAFE and Wide Bay TAFE. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these Institutes had in their communities for providing exceptional training and education we are able to improve education and training to the region as a collaborative force.

Registered
1998
Courses
381
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions