Career Opportunities and Pathways
This Certificate III will give you the opportunity to gain relevant knowledge and experience for the growing Childcare industry, helping you become recognised as a potential worker by Childcare employers. You'll learn to provide care for babies and toddlers, be aware of children's health and safety concerns, provide emergency first-aid response in a childcare setting and much more.
As an educator, you may work under direct supervision or autonomously in a range of Early Childhood Education settings which may be centre based or home based.
Certificate III provides a pathway for further study, Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to be employed in a variety of in home and centre based roles. We also provide students opportunities for childcare jobs within Hessel Group, if eligible. Giving you greater chances of being employed if you study with us.
- Early childhood educator
- Playgroup supervisor
- Family day care worker
- Outside school hours care assistant
This qualification has a total of 17 units of competency which are split up into 15 core units and 2 elective units.
Students must complete a total of 160 hours (placement) under supervision in a regulated Education and Care Service.
|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|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
If you can evidence any relevant past knowledge and/or experience, you may be able to gain recognition towards your qualification. Find out how by contacting our office on (08) 8462 0222.
Funding & Payment Options
This course is supported by the Government of South Australia, if you're eligible for it. Meaning you will only need to pay a student contribution fee of $500 for this course. Once you do that the course will be completely paid for.
To find out more about how this program is funded, or if you're eligible for it, click here.
You can pay your course fees by quarter or half installments.
For example, if the course itself costs $500, you may pay $125 in four payments, or $250 in two payments at a negotiable time.
If these payments options do not work for you we can always negotiate something appropriate for your circumstances.
The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30121 (formerly CHC30113) focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to plan activities in a learn through play environment.
Learn how to support children in achieving their developmental outcomes as individuals and in a group situation. This qualification will provide you with the ability to work in a range of early childhood education settings within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and National Quality Standard. Allowing you to learn how to implement an approved learning framework to support children’s well being, learning and development.
You will gain the knowledge required to design and implement a curriculum within an approved learning framework as set by current regulatory bodies.
Your Student Support
Receive great student support throughout your studies. We help you find placements with the support of our great industry partners. You will also have your own trainer/learner support service case manager assigned to you, which supports you with study plans, flexible study delivery and even after hours support.
Find out more about how we support you during your studies.
- Access to a computer
Students will require a Working with Children Check for work placement.
How Do I Enrol?
There are only 4 easy steps to enrol into this course, click here to find out what they are. Alternatively call our office on 8462 0222 to talk one of our Course Advisors who can assist you, or contact us.