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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

 

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.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to obtain employment in a variety of roles including:
• Assistant Educator
• Outside School Hours Care Educator
• Playgroup supervisor
• Family Day Care Educator
• Nanny.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Early Childhood Education

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

1 Semester full-time.
This course is offered flexibly and enrolment is open throughout the year.  The length of time to complete the course will depend on your chosen units and your study pace.

HowBlended Flexible Delivery (Online Component)
Flexible Delivery
Full-Time
On The Job
Online Delivery
Part-Time
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Traineeship
Workplace Assessment
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop cultural competenceCHCECE001WG745
Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCHCECE007WG751
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingHLTAID004WG733
Provide care for babies and toddlersCHCECE005WG749
Provide care for childrenCHCECE003WG747
Provide experiences to support children's play and learningCHCECE011WG754
Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodCHCECE010WG753
Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCHCECE009WG752
Use information about children to inform practiceCHCECE013WG756
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Comply with family day care administration requirementsCHCECE014WG757
Organise personal work priorities and developmentBSBWOR301AUJ68
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Support children to connect with their worldCHCECE012WG755
How to apply
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Duration

1 Semester full-time.
This course is offered flexibly and enrolment is open throughout the year.  The length of time to complete the course will depend on your chosen units and your study pace.

HowBlended Flexible Delivery (Online Component)
Flexible Delivery
Full-Time
On The Job
Online Delivery
Part-Time
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Traineeship
Workplace Assessment
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to obtain employment in a variety of roles including:
• Assistant Educator
• Outside School Hours Care Educator
• Playgroup supervisor
• Family Day Care Educator
• Nanny.

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Early Childhood Education

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop cultural competenceCHCECE001WG745
Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCHCECE007WG751
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingHLTAID004WG733
Provide care for babies and toddlersCHCECE005WG749
Provide care for childrenCHCECE003WG747
Provide experiences to support children's play and learningCHCECE011WG754
Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodCHCECE010WG753
Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCHCECE009WG752
Use information about children to inform practiceCHCECE013WG756
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Comply with family day care administration requirementsCHCECE014WG757
Organise personal work priorities and developmentBSBWOR301AUJ68
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Support children to connect with their worldCHCECE012WG755
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Central Regional TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated Client Services staff who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus.

For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.eti@det.wa.edu.au
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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