Western Sydney Institute

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113

Nirimba, Nepean - Kingswood

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 Western Sydney Institute

  • $1,600*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Nepean - Kingswood

    • July 17, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Nirimba

    • July 17, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Nirimba

    • July 17, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

  • $6,600*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Nirimba

    • July 17, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Nepean - Kingswood

    • July 17, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Nirimba

    • July 17, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

*Verified June 16, 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

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support childrens wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

  • Youth Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with Western Sydney 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.

  • Organise personal work priorities and development
    BSBWOR301

  • Support children to connect with their world
    CHCECE012

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

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

Registered
1999
Courses
647
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions