Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC30113
State ID: J587
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AUSTRALIA-INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF WORKPLACE TRAINING

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Applied Education

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Australian Child Care Career Options (Accco) Pty Ltd

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Australian Employment and Training Services

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Australian Higher Education Academy

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Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training

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Central Regional TAFE
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Training Package Version : Release 4
Are you interested in working with children in an education and care service? Do you enjoy providing care to babies and children?
If you're looking to work in the exciting and rewarding children's services industry then, this nationally accredited training program is for you. It will not only give you industry exposure and a strong theoretical and practical foundation, it will ensure you achieve the high levels of professionalism needed to excel in the childcare industry. 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 well-being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. You will gain skills in; caring for children, applying health and hygiene principles, understanding legal and ethical requirements, providing nutritional needs for babies and children, developing and implementing play experiences, understanding child development stages, working with families and working effectively in a team environment.
Additional Resources : Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.
Work Placement : A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.
VET for Schools : VET in Schools options are also available, enquire with your school.
VET Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.
Early Childhood Education @Northam : Our Northam Campus offers a unique and flexible approach to the delivery of this course. Find out more about the structure and requirements for flexible study from our Northam Campus with our Pre Enrolment Information booklet.

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Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 4
Are you interested in working with children in an education and care service? Do you enjoy providing care to babies and children?
If you're looking to work in the exciting and rewarding children's services industry then, this nationally accredited training program is for you. It will not only give you industry exposure and a strong theoretical and practical foundation, it will ensure you achieve the high levels of professionalism needed to excel in the childcare industry. 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 well-being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. You will gain skills in; caring for children, applying health and hygiene principles, understanding legal and ethical requirements, providing nutritional needs for babies and children, developing and implementing play experiences, understanding child development stages, working with families and working effectively in a team environment.
Additional Resources : Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.
Work Placement : A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.
VET for Schools : VET in Schools options are also available, enquire with your school.
VET Student Loans : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.
Early Childhood Education @Northam : Our Northam Campus offers a unique and flexible approach to the delivery of this course. Find out more about the structure and requirements for flexible study from our Northam Campus with our Pre Enrolment Information booklet.

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CTAS Education

CTAS Education is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who has been successfully owned and operating in WA for over 10 years. We are a team of passionate, committed and highly experienced early childhood professionals who aim to empower educators and raise the standard of education and care in WA.

Here at CTAS Education, we provide training that is catered specifically to early childhood educators.

This particular course is offered as a traineeship and therefore training and assessment is conducted in the workplace. Your trainer will be highly qualified and able to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with you. During your course you will be assessed using various methods, including verbal questioning, observations, role play and written tasks relevant to your daily work. You will receive exceptional resources and support to assist you with completing your assessments.

Our trainers will work with you on an individual basis and in partnership with your supervisors to ensure you continually improve and progress through your qualification.

Training is delivered  on-site fully on-the-job

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CTAS Education is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who has been successfully owned and operating in WA for over 10 years. We are a team of passionate, committed and highly experienced early childhood professionals who aim to empower educators and raise the standard of education and care in WA.

Here at CTAS Education, we provide training that is catered specifically to early childhood educators.

This particular course is offered as a traineeship and therefore training and assessment is conducted in the workplace. Your trainer will be highly qualified and able to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with you. During your course you will be assessed using various methods, including verbal questioning, observations, role play and written tasks relevant to your daily work. You will receive exceptional resources and support to assist you with completing your assessments.

Our trainers will work with you on an individual basis and in partnership with your supervisors to ensure you continually improve and progress through your qualification.

Training is delivered  on-site fully on-the-job

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Diversity Skills Training

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Fast Track Training Australia

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Foundation Education Pty Ltd

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Fremantle Education Centre (FEC)

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Gold Star Child Care Training

Suitable for new entrants into the child care industry, this course provides a good understanding of the fundamentals required to become a quality educator. Training is delivered in the work place-to balance knowledge and skills learning. Delivery is available right across WA through either the Traineeship or PIT program. Fee for service options are also available.

Training is delivered on-site fully on-the-job

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Suitable for new entrants into the child care industry, this course provides a good understanding of the fundamentals required to become a quality educator. Training is delivered in the work place-to balance knowledge and skills learning. Delivery is available right across WA through either the Traineeship or PIT program. Fee for service options are also available.

Training is delivered on-site fully on-the-job

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Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd

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JSW Training & Community Services

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Meerilinga Training College

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MercyCare Training

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One Tree Community Services Inc

This qualification is a requirement when working in the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector.  One Tree RTO culture is based around delivering a high level of support to our students. Trainees using our RTO have 2 hour sessions with their trainer regularly either Face to Face, by webinar or telephone depending on location.

One Tree also offer this qualification under a school based traineeship (SBT). 

This qualification is a career pathway to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with 10 equivalent units.

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  • Training is delivered fully on-the-job for Traineeships and some classroom delivery for School Based Trainees
  • Perth - First Floor, 277 Great Eastern Highway , Belmont WA 6104
  • Karratha - Welcome Lotteries House, 4/7 Morse Court, Karratha  WA 6714 
  • Port Hedland - JD Hardie Centre, Lot 5991, Cottier Drive, South Hedland, WA  6721

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This qualification is a requirement when working in the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector.  One Tree RTO culture is based around delivering a high level of support to our students. Trainees using our RTO have 2 hour sessions with their trainer regularly either Face to Face, by webinar or telephone depending on location.

One Tree also offer this qualification under a school based traineeship (SBT). 

This qualification is a career pathway to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with 10 equivalent units.

DeDelivery locations:

  • Training is delivered fully on-the-job for Traineeships and some classroom delivery for School Based Trainees
  • Perth - First Floor, 277 Great Eastern Highway , Belmont WA 6104
  • Karratha - Welcome Lotteries House, 4/7 Morse Court, Karratha  WA 6714 
  • Port Hedland - JD Hardie Centre, Lot 5991, Cottier Drive, South Hedland, WA  6721

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North Metropolitan TAFE

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding industry for those with a genuine interest and passion in the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The childcare industry is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators in this field to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check, a Federal Police Clearance and medical clearance before attending work placement. Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Federal Police Clearance and a medical clearance. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

Your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care prepares you for roles such as:

  • Child Care Assistant
  • Play Group Assistant

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Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding industry for those with a genuine interest and passion in the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The childcare industry is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators in this field to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check, a Federal Police Clearance and medical clearance before attending work placement. Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Federal Police Clearance and a medical clearance. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

Your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care prepares you for roles such as:

  • Child Care Assistant
  • Play Group Assistant

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North Regional TAFE

Make a differencein childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development. This course is the nationally regulated entry level qualification for working in Early Childhood Education and Care settings.

You will learn how to implement the National Quality Framework, National Regulations and National Quality Standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. You will develop skills in facilitating children’s play, cultural competence, and creating healthy and safe environments.

As part of this qualification, you will undertake a supervised 120 hours of work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

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Make a differencein childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development. This course is the nationally regulated entry level qualification for working in Early Childhood Education and Care settings.

You will learn how to implement the National Quality Framework, National Regulations and National Quality Standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. You will develop skills in facilitating children’s play, cultural competence, and creating healthy and safe environments.

As part of this qualification, you will undertake a supervised 120 hours of work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

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Progressive Training (WA) Pty Ltd

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.

On completion of the CHC30113 the learner will be able to advance their studies, should they wish to, through higher level qualifications in early childhood education, such as CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Duration of this Qualification: 775 nominal hours

Delivery location: 8 Grosvenor Close Geraldton WA 6530

Course description

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.

On completion of the CHC30113 the learner will be able to advance their studies, should they wish to, through higher level qualifications in early childhood education, such as CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Duration of this Qualification: 775 nominal hours

Delivery location: 8 Grosvenor Close Geraldton WA 6530

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REACH for Training

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SMYL Community Services

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South Metropolitan TAFE

Do you want a career nurturing the future?

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you'll be on your way to a career as a preschool assistant or child care centre assistant.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively as an educator, supporting the development and wellbeing of children aged 0 to 5 years, understanding children's learning, providing learning support, working with children from culturally diverse backgrounds, identifying and responding to children at risk, and workplace health and safety.

For online study, this is not a fully online course as students are required to do a work placement at a regulated education and care service in SMTAFE’s vicinity so the lecturer can visit.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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Do you want a career nurturing the future?

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you'll be on your way to a career as a preschool assistant or child care centre assistant.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively as an educator, supporting the development and wellbeing of children aged 0 to 5 years, understanding children's learning, providing learning support, working with children from culturally diverse backgrounds, identifying and responding to children at risk, and workplace health and safety.

For online study, this is not a fully online course as students are required to do a work placement at a regulated education and care service in SMTAFE’s vicinity so the lecturer can visit.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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South Regional TAFE

Do you want a career nurturing our future?

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you’ll be on your way to a career as a preschool assistant or childcare centre assistant.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively as an educator, supporting the development and wellbeing of children aged 0 to 5 years, understanding children’s learning, providing learning support, working with children from culturally diverse backgrounds, identifying and responding to children at risk, and workplace health and safety.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

Do you want a career nurturing our future?

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you’ll be on your way to a career as a preschool assistant or childcare centre assistant.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively as an educator, supporting the development and wellbeing of children aged 0 to 5 years, understanding children’s learning, providing learning support, working with children from culturally diverse backgrounds, identifying and responding to children at risk, and workplace health and safety.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Stanley College

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Sterling Business College

You will learn all about child development to be able to provide quality, professional care to children aged 0 – 12 years. You will plan activities and provide care for children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. You will supplement the theory provided by our trainers with an ongoing practical work placement.

Delivery location: 65 Newcastle St Perth WA 6000

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You will learn all about child development to be able to provide quality, professional care to children aged 0 – 12 years. You will plan activities and provide care for children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. You will supplement the theory provided by our trainers with an ongoing practical work placement.

Delivery location: 65 Newcastle St Perth WA 6000

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Upskilled Pty Ltd

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Vocational Institute of Training t/a National Institute of Training

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. This qualification is delivered 2 days a week face to face in a classroom, or 5 days on practical placement, for a duration of 39-42 weeks.

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  • Maddington – 6/80 Attfield Street Maddington WA
  • Gosnells
  • Cockburn

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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. This qualification is delivered 2 days a week face to face in a classroom, or 5 days on practical placement, for a duration of 39-42 weeks.

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  • Maddington – 6/80 Attfield Street Maddington WA
  • Gosnells
  • Cockburn

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West Australian Institute of Further Studies

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