CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • This course will prepare you for a job in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry.
  • You will be required to study 15 core units and 3 electives.
  • AMES Australia organises a childcare work placement of a minimum of 120 hours for each student.
  • All students are supervised during their placement.
  • All AMES Australia industry certificate courses provide specialist English language support for refugees and migrants. 

What will I learn?

  • The children’s services industry, policies and procedures
  • Planning activities and providing care to children
  • Directing leisure and play and enabling children to achieve their developmental outcomes
  • See details of the course modules to be studied.
  • Units of study

    Cluster 1 Legislation and policy

    40

    CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

    40

    CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

    40

    CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

    70

    Cluster 2 Health and Safety

     

    CHCECE002 Ensure health and safety of children

    63

    CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

    35

    HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

    20

    HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

    NB: Credit transfer on evidence of competency

     

    Cluster 3 Fostering play and relationships

     

    CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

    40

    CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

    70

    CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice

    40

    CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people

    30

    Cluster 4 Supporting children’s development

     

    CHCECE003 Provide care for children

    70

    CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers

    60

    CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

    70

    Cluster 5 Sensitive practice

     

    CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence

    70

    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

    40

    CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres strait cultural safety

    25

    Cluster 6

     

    BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

    40

    Total course hours
    838

What jobs can I get after completing this course?

  • Before and after school care assistant
  • Kindergarten teacher's assistant
  • Family day care worker
  • Long day care/Occasional care

What further education can I do after completing the course?

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)
Eligibility

To be eligible to study this course under government funding, below requirements will be applied.

  • An intermediate level of English is required, however your English level will be assessed on application.

    One of the following should also apply:

    • an Australian Citizen

    • a Permanent Resident

    • a holder of a permanent visa

    • a New Zealand citizen

    • SEE client

    Asylum Seekers now eligible for Skills First courses

    Training Providers which are TAFE Institutes or Learn Local Organisations are now able to confirm an individual’s eligibility for the Asylum Seeker VET Program by using the Commonwealth Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) to confirm if the individual holds a valid:

    • Bridging Visa Class E (BVE)

    • Safe Haven Enterprise (SHEV) 

    • Temporary Protection Visa (TPV)

Course duration

20 Weeks, minimum of 20 hours per week.

Course dates

Semester 1 2020 - 3 February to 3 July 2020

  • 3 February to 3 July 2020

Information sessions

AMES Australia Box Hill
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  • Wed 20th Nov at 10:00 AM - Reception
  • Thu 28th Nov at 10:00 AM - Reception
  • Mon 2nd Dec at 10:00 AM - Reception
AMES Australia Flagstaff - Melbourne City
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  • Thu 28th Nov at 11:00 AM - level 2, Room 3
  • Wed 11th Dec at 1:30 PM - Level 2, Room 3
AMES Australia Noble Park
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  • Thu 21st Nov at 9:30 AM - Room 14
  • Mon 2nd Dec at 9:30 AM - Room 14
AMES Australia St Albans
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  • Wed 4th Dec at 11:00 AM - Room 3
  • Thu 21st Nov at 11:00 AM - Room 3

Locations

Cost

The fee is determined by your eligibility for Government funding. Click here for more information on applicable fees or contact AMES Australia to check your eligibility for a concession fee.

There may be extra charges for learning materials, first aid certificate, police check etc. 

A fee concession to a student enrolled under the Asylum Seeker VET Program can then be granted in accordance with the Guidelines about Fees.

How to Enrol

Enquire now to find out:

  • your eligibility
  • cost
  • arrange a time to have your English level assessed

The course will be run subject to enrolment numbers.

 

This course can be taken under below Government Subsidised Funding Programs:

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