Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Description

NRT

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.

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 here: www.acecqa.gov.au


Career Opportunities

Learning Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake a range of Certificate IV or Diploma level qualifications within the CHC Training Package.

Mode of Delivery

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL )

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Entry Requirement

RPL Entry requirement- Vocational / life or work experience contact BTA for Free pre enrollment assessment

Location

Flexible RPL Assessment location- arrangement between candidate and assessor . ie. Candidate’s job site

Status

Current

Units of Competency

Total number of units = 18

  • 15 core units
  • 3 elective units
  • at least 1 must be selected from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.
  • Core

    CHCDIV002

    Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

    CHCECE001

    Develop cultural competence

    CHCECE002

    Ensure the health and safety of children

    CHCECE003

    Provide care for children

    CHCECE004

    Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

    CHCECE005

    Provide care for babies and toddlers

    CHCECE007

    Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

    CHCECE009

    Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

    CHCECE010

    Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

    CHCECE011

    Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

    CHCECE013

    Use information about children to inform practice

    CHCLEG001

    Work legally and ethically

    CHCPRT001

    Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

    HLTAID004

    Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

    HLTWHS001

    Participate in workplace health and safety

    Electives

    CHCDIV001

    Work with diverse people

    CHCECE006

    Support behaviour of children and young people

    CHCECE012

    Support children to connect with their world

    CHCECE014

    Comply with family day care administration requirements

    CHCECE015

    Attend to daily functions in home based child care

    CHCECE017

    Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

    CHCPRT003

    Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people

    CHCSAC004

    Support the holistic development of children in school aged care

    BSBINN301

    Promote innovation in a team environment

    BSBSUS301

    Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    BSBWOR301

    Organise personal work priorities and development

    SRCCRO008B

    Interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents in a recreation environment

 

For more information please visit http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC30113

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