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CHC30113 Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care

Study a Certificate 3 in Childcare in Melbourne or Brisbane

Begin your career in childcare with this course, offered at our Melbourne and Brisbane campuses. Do you have a caring and teaching nature? Do you enjoy working with children? Would you like do make a difference in the development of young people? This qualification covers workers who use organisation procedures, policies and an individual child’s profile to design and prepare activities and provide any necessary care – facilitating their play and leisure, allowing them to achieve key developmental outcomes. Workers may operate autonomously or under direct supervision depending on the context.

While studying at Academia, you will be required to undertake mandatory workplace training at a licensed Childcare Centre. This placement will be organised and managed by our workplace assessors, who will visit the workplace to ensure you are adequately supported to succeed in achieving your qualification.

Course Recognition

Course Code: CHC30113
Course Name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
CRICOS Code: 083373F
CRICOS Duration: 38 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks
Work placement: This course includes 150 hours practical placement in a childcare centre.
Course Delivery Location: Melbourne Campus (399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000)
Brisbane Campus (41 Raff Street, Spring Hill QLD 4000)

Units of competency for this childcare certificate 3

Unit Code
Unit Description
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
CHCECE001
Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002
Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003
Provide care for children
CHCECE004
Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005
Provide care for babies and toddlers
Unit Code
Unit Description
CHCECE007
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010
Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011
Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013
Use information about children to inform practice
CHCPRT001
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Unit Code
Unit Description
HLTAID004
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001
Participate in work health and safety
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006
Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012
Support children to connect with their world
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people

Job Roles (Possible Careers)

This qualification will enable you to work as a

  1. Child care assistant
  2. Playgroup supervisor
  3. Family day care worker
  4. Child care worker
  5. Nanny

Pathways

After the successful completion of this course you can entry to

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

  1. This course will combine classroom training with on the job training by our highly qualified training staff. Students will be able to put into practice skills that they have learnt in classroom through placement at a registered Childcare Facility.
  2. This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, assignments and work placements.