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Early Childhood Education and Care

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

Are you interested in working with children in an education and care service? Do you enjoy providing care to babies and children?

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding sector for those with a genuine interest and passion in the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The sector 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.

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as a Traineeship.

Entrance requirements for Traineeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An traineeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job.

Some of the benefits of a Traineeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path.
Work placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course. 

Important information

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.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Information Pack.

First Aid - HLTAID004

Central Regional TAFE has a partnership arrangement with The Royal Life Saving Society Western Australia Inc (RLSSWA) RTO # 0854 to deliver and assess this unit on their behalf. RLSSWA are the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) therefore Central Regional TAFE follows all of RLSSWA’s organisational policies and procedures when delivering and assessing all units of competence. All correspondence related to the policies and procedures should be directed to the office (08) 9383 8200. RLSSWA’s policies and procedures can be found here https://www.royallifesavingwa.com.au/programs/vocational-training/rto-policies

A fee of $19.80 will be paid to RLSSWA for issuance of Certificates/statements of attainments.

VET in Schools

This qualification is also available to VET in Schools students. For further information regarding this, students will need to contact their local school. Central Regional TAFE has a duty of care for all it's students. Special arrangements have been put in place to ensure the safety and well being of students under 18 years of age.

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.

Job opportunities

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 or nanny.

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round, 2019

Geraldton Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How External mode
Flexible
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Geraldton Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Flexible
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Flexible
Online delivery
Online Learning
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite, Combined 52744WA Certificate II in Leadership

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Flexible
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Northam Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How External mode
Flexible
Online delivery
Online Learning
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Available all year round, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
External mode
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Geraldton Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Geraldton Campus - Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Traineeship
Find out more
An Apprenticeship or Traineeship is a full time employment based training program usually lasting 12 months or more. Find out more here.
Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
Flexible delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Northam Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 12 months
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
Flexible delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Northam Campus - Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 12 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 1, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, apply now with TAFE Admissions or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Course enquiry

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.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC50113 | State ID: J594

A fulfilling career helping children grow and develop

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care centre where you would be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services (0-5 years), in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. You would also supervise staff and volunteers.

During this course you will learn to provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings.

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Work placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.

Important information

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course, unless you are employed as an educator and can demonstrate required hours.

VET Student Loans

This qualification is eligible for the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Eligible students can opt to defer the payment of all or part of their tuition fees by applying for a VET Student Loan. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. Approved loans become a personal debt with the Commonwealth (HELP debt) until it is repaid.

For more information on VET Student Loans at Central Regional TAFE click here.

For other VET Student Loan eligible courses please visit: www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans Opens in a new window

First Aid - HLTAID004

Please note that Central Regional TAFE has a partnership arrangement with The Royal Life Saving Society Western Australia Inc (RLSSWA) RTO # 0854 to deliver and assess First Aid (HLTAID004) on their behalf. RLSSWA are the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) therefore Central Regional TAFE follows all of RLSSWA’s organisational policies and procedures when delivering and assessing all units of competence. All correspondence related to the policies and procedures should be directed to the office (08) 9383 8200. RLSSWA’s policies and procedures can be found here https://www.royallifesavingwa.com.au/programs/vocational-training/rto-policies

A fee of $19.80 will be paid to RLSSWA for issuance of Certificates/statements of attainments.

Early Childhood Education at 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.

Early Childhood Education at Geraldton

Our Geraldton Campus offers this course with a focus on delivered tutorials and workshops. Find out more about the structure and requirements for study with our Pre Enrolment Information booklet.

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.

Job opportunities

Graduates of this course may enter careers as: early childhood education and care director, qualified educator in long day care, outside school hours care, family day care and mobile services, family day care scheme coordinator, educational leader, room leader, family support specialist or early childhood consultant.

Study pathway

The Diploma may gain students entry into University and a possibility of credits towards the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood).  This is subject to the individual University's discretion.

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round, 2019

Geraldton Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How External mode
Flexible
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Geraldton Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Northam Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How External mode
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Available all year round, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Geraldton Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Northam Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 1, 2020

Geraldton - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Full-Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, apply now with TAFE Admissions or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Course enquiry

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.

These courses are all about training the trainer. Facilitate, maintain and enhance professional practice through competency-based assessment. You’ll also design and develop effective learning programs and assessments for students.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
AD518 Enterprise Trainer-Presenting Skill Set Skill set Northam Campus
training, leadership, trainer, presenting, TAE, assessment

This skill set provides the necessary skills and knowledge for people training under supervision in the VET sector, who work mainly in classroom situations. Designed to suit individuals who train others within a workplace. The training may be accredited or non-accredited. The role may involve some coaching at individual or small group level. 

Participants of this skill set will also have the opportunity to develop the skills to make a presentation and provide work skill instruction

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

 

TAE40116 BAB2 Training and Assessment Certificate IV Geraldton Campus
Northam Campus
s000000, s000013, training, adult education, education, train the trainer

Are you passionate about sharing knowledge and training others?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment you will be ready to start a rewarding career as a vocational trainer, assessor, or lecturer, either in the private or public sector.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to deliver and assess training, design and develop training programs, present to groups of learners, and participate in assessment moderation and validation.

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is an essential requirement for anyone wishing to deliver vocational education and training for a registered training organisation in Australia.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

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