Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30121)
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will provide you with the skills to care for children and encourage their development in a safe and supportive environment. If you are looking to work as a nanny, childcare assistant or early childhood educator, this qualification is ideal.
Key focus areas
Key focus areas include:
Supporting children’s health & safety
Nurturing babies and toddlers
Developing positive relationships with children
Supporting learning and development of children
What jobs does this qualify me for?
Jobs relevant to this qualification include:
Family Day Care Educator
Long Day Care Educator
What does the course include?
As part of the Community Services Training Package, CHC, this qualification comprises 17 units of competency.
15 core units plus
2 elective units
These units must be relevant to the work outcome. This qualification does require a minimum of 160 hours of work experience.
There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course. Students will require a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) in New South Wales or Blue Card in Queensland.
Learners will receive feedback after each assessment/assignment and the trainer/assessor will be available to discuss the feedback or provide additional assistance or direction as appropriate. Trainers/assessors are also available by email/phone for any discussion or problems that students experience during their studies.
Delivery and Duration
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway with an average duration of 18 months.
ETC provides flexible training options either online, classroom based or in the workplace. Contact us on 1800 007 400 to provide a tailored option for you.
Costs vary depending on the delivery method suited to your needs.
Contact us to find out if you are eligible for Government Assistance.