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

Payment 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 18 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.
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
Subsidised training learn more... $554.00 $2,049.80
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 '24 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 resource fees and other 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: 10/07/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 10 Jul 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 17/07/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 17 Jul 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 31/07/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 31 Jul 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 14/08/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 14 Aug 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

Start Date: 21/08/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 21 Aug 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 18/09/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 18 Sep 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

Start Date: 25/09/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 25 Sep 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

Start Date: 23/10/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 23 Oct 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 30/10/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 30 Oct 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

SA CAMPUS
Start Date: 07/08/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes (SA) - 7 Aug 2024 (Mon - Tues) UOS2

Start Date: 28/08/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth (SA) - 28 Aug 2024 (Thurs - Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 11/09/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes (SA) - 11 Sept 2024 (Mon - Tues) UOS#3

Start Date: 02/10/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth (SA) - 2 Oct 2024 (Thurs - Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 16/10/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes (SA) - 16 Oct 2024 (Mon - Tues) UOS1

Start Date: 06/11/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth (SA) - 6 Nov 2024 (Thurs - Fri) UOS3

WA CAMPUS
Start Date: 21/08/2024
Rockingham (WA) - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - 21 August 2024 (Mon - Wed) UOS6

Start Date: 22/08/2024
Morley (WA) - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - 22 August 2024 (Weds-Friday) UOS1

Start Date: 26/08/2024
Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Armadale (WA) - 26 August 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS6

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS       

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

Start Date: 10/07/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 10 Jul 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

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Start Date: 17/07/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 17 Jul 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

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Start Date: 14/08/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 14 Aug 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

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Start Date: 21/08/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 21 Aug 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

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Start Date: 18/09/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 18 Sep 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

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Start Date: 25/09/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 25 Sep 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

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Start Date: 23/10/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 23 Oct 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

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Start Date: 30/10/2024
ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 30 Oct 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

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Upcoming Intakes

QLD CAMPUS
Start Date Details Enrol
10/07/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 10 Jul 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
17/07/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 17 Jul 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
31/07/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Loganholme (QLD) - 31 Jul 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
14/08/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 14 Aug 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS2
21/08/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 21 Aug 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
18/09/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 18 Sep 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS3
25/09/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 25 Sep 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS3
23/10/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 23 Oct 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
30/10/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 30 Oct 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

SA CAMPUS
Start Date Details Enrol
07/08/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes (SA) - 7 Aug 2024 (Mon - Tues) UOS2
28/08/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth (SA) - 28 Aug 2024 (Thurs - Fri) UOS1
11/09/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes (SA) - 11 Sept 2024 (Mon - Tues) UOS#3
02/10/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth (SA) - 2 Oct 2024 (Thurs - Fri) UOS2
16/10/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Mawson Lakes (SA) - 16 Oct 2024 (Mon - Tues) UOS1
06/11/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Elizabeth (SA) - 6 Nov 2024 (Thurs - Fri) UOS3

WA CAMPUS
Start Date Details Enrol
21/08/2024 Rockingham (WA) - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - 21 August 2024 (Mon - Wed) UOS6
22/08/2024 Morley (WA) - Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - 22 August 2024 (Weds-Friday) UOS1
26/08/2024 Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care - Armadale (WA) - 26 August 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS6

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

Start Date Details Enrol
10/07/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 10 Jul 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS1 Send email
17/07/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 17 Jul 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1 Send email
14/08/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 14 Aug 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS2 Send email
21/08/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 21 Aug 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS2 Send email
18/09/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 18 Sep 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS3 Send email
25/09/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 25 Sep 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS3 Send email
23/10/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 23 Oct 2024 (Mon-Wed) UOS1 Send email
30/10/2024 ACA - Cert III Early Childhood - Spring Hill (QLD) - 30 Oct 2024 (Wed-Fri) UOS1 Send email

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