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CHC30113 Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care

Study a Certificate 3 in Childcare in Melbourne or Brisbane

Your career as a childcare worker begins with the Certificate III in Children Services.

Do you enjoy working with children?
Do you have a caring and teaching nature?
Do you wish to make a difference in a young person’s development?

This qualification prepares you for working in a childcare centre, by being able to provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes.

This course is delivered face to face in the classroom, simulated childcare environments and work placement. The work placement requirement of this qualification is 150 hours in a registered childcare facility. Work placement is organised for you to be completed at one of Academia’s industry partners, this allows students put into practice the skills they have learnt.

Academia has a strong industry connections, currently Academia has partnerships with over 70 registered childcare facilities.

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.

Units of competency for this childcare certificate 3

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


After the successful completion of this course you can entry to

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood
Education and Care

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.
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