CHC30121

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CRICOS Code 110065A

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is designed to develop a range of competencies and skills. The demand for early childhood educators is increasing. Learn the skills and gain knowledge to provide a positive environment and facilitate children’s play and learning. Through the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you will be equipped for a position as a child care worker or educator. This Certificate¬†also incorporates a work experience element¬†so you will get to put into practice the theory and skills you learn. Increase your skills in the areas of:

Delivery Options

QLD CAMPUS

Qualification Level Certificate III
Pre-requisites / Entry Conditions Over 17 years old, not attending secondary school. Must also complete a language, literacy and numeracy test
Nominal Duration 15 weeks face to face + 6 weeks vocational placement
Attendance 2 - 3 days per week
Assessment Methods Short answer questions, case studies, role plays, projects, skills observations, vocational placement
Delivery Method Face to face learning + vocational placement
Course Materials All course materials are included
Vocational Placement Minimum 160 hours vocational placement required at a relevant workplace. Placement may be voluntary work or paid employment in a relevant role. Students must be able to pass a working with children check. Some organisations may also request a police check and require workers to be fully vaccinated.

Some VP tasks need to be directly observed by a Strategix assessor whilst in the workplace. Placement needs to be undertaken within the Brisbane and Gold Coast regions to enable a Strategix assessor to attend.
SA CAMPUS

Qualification Level Certificate III
Pre-requisites / Entry Conditions Over 17 years old, not attending secondary school. Must also complete a language, literacy and numeracy test
Nominal Duration 15 weeks face to face + 6 weeks vocational placement
Attendance 2 days per week
Assessment Methods Short answer questions, case studies, role plays, projects, skills observations, vocational placement
Delivery Method Face to face learning + vocational placement
Course Materials All course materials are included
Vocational Placement Minimum 160 hours vocational placement required at a relevant workplace. Placement may be voluntary work or paid employment in a relevant role. Students must be able to pass a working with children check. Some organisations may also request a police check and require workers to be fully vaccinated.

Some VP tasks need to be directly observed by a Strategix assessor whilst in the workplace.
WA CAMPUS

Qualification Level Certificate III
Pre-requisites / Entry Conditions Over 17 years old, not attending secondary school. Must also complete a language, literacy and numeracy test
Nominal Duration 24 weeks face to face + 6 weeks vocational placement
Attendance 3 days per week
Assessment Methods Short answer questions, case studies, role plays, projects, skills observations, vocational placement
Delivery Method Face to face learning + vocational placement
Course Materials All course materials are included
Vocational Placement Minimum 160 hours vocational placement required at a relevant workplace. Placement may be voluntary work or paid employment in a relevant role. Students must be able to pass a working with children check. Some organisations may also request a police check and require workers to be fully vaccinated.

Some VP tasks need to be directly observed by a Strategix assessor whilst in the workplace. Placement needs to be undertaken within close proximity to the campus to enable a Strategix assessor to attend.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Qualification Level Certificate III
Pre-requisites / Entry Conditions Must be an international student on a student visa (subclass 500). IELTS 5.5 or equivalent English language test result or the completion of 12-week Strategix IELTS Preparation Program. Yr 12 equivalent (High School Graduate Certificate)
Nominal Duration 15 weeks face to face + 9 weeks vocational placement
Attendance 3 days per week
Assessment Methods Short answer questions, case studies, role plays, projects, skills observations, vocational placement
Delivery Method Face to face learning + vocational placement
Course Materials Course material fees $200
Vocational Placement Minimum 160 hours vocational placement required at a relevant workplace. Placement may be voluntary work or paid employment in a relevant role. Students must be able to pass a working with children check. Some organisations may also request a police check and require workers to be fully vaccinated.

Some VP tasks need to be directly observed by a Strategix assessor while in the workplace. Placement needs to be undertaken within the Brisbane and Gold Coast regions to enable a Strategix assessor to attend.

Payment Options

QUEENSLAND
Funding Concession Non-Concession
Certificate 3 Guarantee learn more... $20 ($1.17 per subject) $50 ($2.94 per subject)
User Choice learn more... $709.12 ($1.60 per nominal hour) $1772.80 ($1.60 per nominal hour)
Not eligible for funding $2,350 $2,350

Payment plans are available for those not eligible to receive funding.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Funding Concession Non-concession
Skilled Careers learn more... $554 $600
Not eligible for funding $2,800 $2,800

Payment plans are available for those not eligible to receive funding
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Funding Concession Non-Concession
Free in '23 learn more... $0.00 $0.00
Payment Plans Payment plans available - please enquire for more information
Not eligible for funding $2,800 $2,800

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Tuition Fee $5,600
Materials Fee $200
Enrolment Fee $250 non-refundable

Subjects

CHCECE031 Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children’s education and care
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

Upcoming Intakes

QLD CAMPUS
Start Date: 03/05/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 3 May 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 03/05/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 3 May 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 07/06/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 7 Jun 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

Start Date: 07/06/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 7 Jun 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 21/06/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 21 Jun 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 12/07/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 12 Jul 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

Start Date: 12/07/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 12 Jul 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

Start Date: 26/07/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 26 Jul 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

Start Date: 16/08/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 16 Aug 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 16/08/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 16 Aug 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 30/08/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 30 Aug 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 04/10/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 4 Oct 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 08/11/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) -8 Nov 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

Start Date: 13/12/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 13 Dec 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

SA CAMPUS
Start Date: 31/05/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - MAWSON LAKES (SA) - 31 May 2023 (Mon-Tue) UOS2

Start Date: 15/06/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth- 15 June 2023 (Thu-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 05/07/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes - 5 July 2023 (Mon-Tue) UOS3

Start Date: 19/07/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth - 19 July 2023 (Thu-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 09/08/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes - 9 August 2023 (Mon-Tue) UOS1

WA CAMPUS
Start Date: 14/06/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Rockingham (WA) - 14 June 2023 (Thurs - Fri) UOS3

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS       

Please contact [email protected] for more information on upcoming course options

Start Date: 03/05/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 3 May 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

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Start Date: 03/05/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 3 May 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

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Start Date: 07/06/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 7 Jun 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

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Start Date: 07/06/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 7 Jun 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

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Start Date: 12/07/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 12 Jul 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

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Start Date: 12/07/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 12 Jul 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

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Start Date: 16/08/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 16 Aug 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

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Start Date: 16/08/2023
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 16 Aug 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

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Upcoming Intakes

QLD CAMPUS
Start Date Details Enrol
03/05/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 3 May 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
03/05/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 3 May 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
07/06/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 7 Jun 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS2
07/06/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 7 Jun 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
21/06/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 21 Jun 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
12/07/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 12 Jul 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS3
12/07/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 12 Jul 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS3
26/07/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 26 Jul 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS3
16/08/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 16 Aug 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
16/08/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 16 Aug 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
30/08/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 30 Aug 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
04/10/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 4 Oct 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
08/11/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) -8 Nov 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS3
13/12/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 13 Dec 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

SA CAMPUS
Start Date Details Enrol
31/05/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - MAWSON LAKES (SA) - 31 May 2023 (Mon-Tue) UOS2
15/06/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth- 15 June 2023 (Thu-Fri) UOS1
05/07/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes - 5 July 2023 (Mon-Tue) UOS3
19/07/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth - 19 July 2023 (Thu-Fri) UOS2
09/08/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes - 9 August 2023 (Mon-Tue) UOS1

WA CAMPUS
Start Date Details Enrol
14/06/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Rockingham (WA) - 14 June 2023 (Thurs - Fri) UOS3

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Please contact [email protected] for more information on upcoming course options

Start Date Details Enrol
03/05/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 3 May 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS1 Send email
03/05/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 3 May 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1 Send email
07/06/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 7 Jun 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS2 Send email
07/06/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 7 Jun 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS2 Send email
12/07/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 12 Jul 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS3 Send email
12/07/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 12 Jul 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS3 Send email
16/08/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 16 Aug 2023 (Mon-Wed) UOS1 Send email
16/08/2023 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 16 Aug 2023 (Wed-Fri) UOS1 Send email

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