The Gordon

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113

Geelong, Werribee

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 The Gordon

  • $1,810*

    + $375 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (9 months), Part time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months), Part time (18 months)

  • Werribee

    • July 2017

    • Full time (9 months), Part time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months), Part time (18 months)

  • $5,509*

    + $375 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • July 2017

    • Full time (9 months), Part time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months), Part time (18 months)

  • Werribee

    • July 2017

    • Full time (9 months), Part time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (9 months), Part time (18 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
Language literacy and numeracy, Interview, Information session, 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
Hands-on projects, Workplace tasks, Written assignments, Industry placement, Team projects
Work Placement
Check with Provider

Course Overview

Do you love the idea of working with children? This entry-level childcare course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a trained assistant in the children’s services sector.

The course encompasses the health, education and sociological aspects of childcare to prepare you for work in a range of environments. You’ll gain the skills to use organisational policies, procedures, and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children. You’ll also learn to facilitate their leisure and play, enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes.

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Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with The Gordon, 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.

  • Promote innovation in a team environment
    BSBINN301

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS301

  • Organise personal work priorities and development
    BSBWOR301

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Support behaviour of children and young people
    CHCECE006

  • Support children to connect with their world
    CHCECE012

  • Comply with family day care administration requirements
    CHCECE014

  • Attend to daily functions in home based child care
    CHCECE015

  • Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
    CHCECE017

  • Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
    CHCPRT003

  • Support the holistic development of children in school age care
    CHCSAC004

  • Interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents in a recreation environment
    SRCCRO008B

Course Provider

The Gordon is an icon in Geelong and has solid strategies, priorities and directions to continue its proud tradition and history of great success. In 2010 The Gordon was awarded the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.

Registered
1996
Courses
278
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions