CHC30121

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Overview

Do you want to work in Early Childhood Education and Care?

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 children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Type

International

Delivery

Face-to-Face​

Duration

52 Weeks
20 hours/week
4 terms

CRICOS Code

108124B

Course Discount

Gold Coast Campus

Start dates

24 January 2022
19 April 2022
11 July 2022
3 October 2022

Course Breakdown

Core Units

CHCECE030

Support inclusion and diversity

CHCECE031

Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing

CHCECE032

Nurture babies and toddlers

CHCECE033

Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE034

Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE035

Support the holistic learning and development of children

CHCECE036

Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

CHCECE037

Support children to connect with the natural environment

CHCECE038

Observe children to inform practice

CHCECE054

Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures

CHCECE055

Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care

CHCECE056

Work effectively in children’s education and care

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID012

Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

Career Outcomes

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements at www.acecqa.gov.au.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must be aged 18 years and above
  • Evidence of acceptable English language test course as below:
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), internet based test 46
    • Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) 162
    • Pearson Test of English Academic 42

 

In addition, students are asked to identify if they would like to participate in an LLN assessment as part of the enrolment process in the areas of reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy. This ensures the course is at an appropriate level for students and educational support is provided.

All students must be willing to participate in mandatory work placement of a minimum of 160 hours, and this will require a working with children clearance.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.

Course Fees

Darwin

  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $6,000

Contact international@alanakaye.edu.au for information on discounted fees.

Gold Coast

  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $6,000

Contact international@alanakaye.edu.au for information on discounted fees.

Inclusions:
  • Course learning and assessment material
  • Qualified industry expert trainer
  • Student support
  • Coffee and tea
  • Certification upon successful completion