CHC30113 – Certificate III 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.

The purpose of this requirement is to contribute to the creation of safe and supportive environments for children and young people when receiving services and participating in activities which are essential to their development and wellbeing, such as child care, education, sport, and cultural activities.

Entry Requirements – International Students
English requirements

Note: Tests older than two (2) years may not be acceptable.

Total Course fees

Tuition Fees:               AUD$12,200 (includes a non-refundable enrolment fee of AUD$200)

Materials:                    AUD$500

Please ask our friendly staff about course fees.
Course Delivery
The qualification is delivered over 50 weeks this includes 40 weeks of structured delivery (minimum 20 hours per week) which may include orientation, scheduled classes, course related information sessions, supervised study sessions, assessment and work placement; plus 10 weeks (maximum)holidays.

Students are required to complete 200 hours (minimum 5 hours per week) of practical work placement in an Australian regulated education and care service throughout their course. This is included in your 23 hours per week. At Blue Bay College we will assist our students in obtaining work placement.

In addition you will be required to complete up to a maximum of 6 hours per week independent, unsupervised activities. Refer to your Student Handbook for further details.

Mode of Study
Study and Assessment will be in a classroom environment. Students will have use of College facilities including spacious training rooms that are equipped with whiteboards, data projectors and screens; computer labs, unlimited access to internet and free library resources in close

Students are advised of the assessment requirements by their trainer (face-to-face), and as outlined in the assessment workbooks. Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in the College’s policies and procedures.

The student will be required to complete 200 hours of practical placement in an Australian regulated education and care service.

At Blue Bay College we will assist our students in obtaining work placement.

Delivery Methods
Assessment Methods
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you are granted recognition in a unit/s of competency, you do not have to re-study that unit. If you think you may be eligible to apply for RPL because of your previous work, study and life experiences, please contact the College to access your RPL kit
There are 18 units (5 core, 3 elective) required for this qualification
Unit Code Title
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety C
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children C
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically C
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice C
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting C
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood C
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children C
CHCECE003 Provide care for children C
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks C
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers C
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk C
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice C
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning C
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety C
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence C
CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people E
CHCECE012 Support children to connect to their world E
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development E

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