CHC30113

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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 Strategix Certificate III in Early Childhood Education, 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.  Yr 12 graduates receive a discounted rate within one year of graduating. 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 16 weeks face to face + 8 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 120 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, some organisations may also request a police check
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 16 weeks face to face + 8 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 120 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, some organisations may also request a police check
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 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 120 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, some organisations may also request a police check
QLD STRUCTURED ONLINE

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 16 weeks + 8 weeks vocational placement (see delivery method for more information)
Attendance 2 - 3 zoom sessions per week. Zoom sessions will occur during business hours. Usually after midday. Students are required to complete online theory assessments in addition to the zoom sessions.
Assessment Methods Short Answer Questions, Case Studies, Role Plays, Projects, Skills Observations, Vocational Placement
Delivery Method All theory is completed online. To assist with the learning, students are required to attend online live zoom sessions each week. Students are also required to attend 1 practical session (9am to 3pm) at one of our Academy locations prior to commencing Vocational Placement. Structured online is only available to Queensland based students.
Course Materials All course materials are included
Vocational Placement Minimum 120 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, some organisations may also request a police check
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Location Spring Hill, QLD
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 16 weeks face to face + 8 weeks vocational placement (Total 24 weeks)
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 120 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, some organisations may also request a police check

Payment Options

QUEENSLAND
Funding Concession Non-concession
Certificate 3 Guarantee learn more... $20 ($1.11 per subject) $50 ($2.77 per subject)
Year 13 learn more... $1 $2
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... $209 $400
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
Priority Industry Training (PIT) Program learn more... $1,211.76 $2,431.00
Lower Fees Local Skills learn more... $359.04 $1,211.76
Not eligible for funding $2,800 $2,800

Students eligible for the PIT or Lower Fees Local Skills Program may also be eligible to apply for Severe Financial Hardship for a reduction of their contribution fees.

Payment plans are available.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

Subjects

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCEDS012 Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people

Upcoming Intakes

QLD Campus Classes
Start Date: 14/07/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - BOOVAL - 14 JUL 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 04/08/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 4 AUGUST 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 08/09/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 8 SEPTEMBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

Start Date: 20/10/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 20 OCTOBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

Start Date: 24/11/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 24 NOVEMBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 08/12/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 8 DECEMBER 2021 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 27/01/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 27 JANUARY 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

Start Date: 02/02/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - BOOVAL - 02 FEB 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

Start Date: 02/02/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - STRATHPINE - 2 FEBRUARY 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

Start Date: 16/02/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 16 FEBRUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 02/03/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 2 MARCH 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

Start Date: 09/03/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - BOOVAL - 09 MAR 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 09/03/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - STRATHPINE - 9 MARCH 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

Start Date: 23/03/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 23 MARCH 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

Start Date: 06/04/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 6 APRIL 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

Start Date: 13/04/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - BOOVAL - 13 APR 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

Start Date: 27/04/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 27 APRIL 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 08/06/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 8 JUNE 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 13/07/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME -13 JULY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

SA Campus Classes
Start Date: 03/11/2021
ACA - ECEC - MAWSON LAKES - 3 NOVEMBER 2021 (Mon-Tue) UOS1

Start Date: 08/12/2021
ACA - ECEC - CHRISTIE DOWNS SA - 8 DECEMBER 2021 (Thu-Fri) - UOS2

Start Date: 15/12/2021
ACA - ECEC - MAWSON LAKES - 15 DECEMBER 2021 (Mon-Tue) UOS2

Start Date: 02/02/2022
ACA - ECEC - CHRISTIE DOWNS SA - 2 FEBRUARY 2022 (Thu-Fri) - UOS3

Start Date: 09/02/2022
ACA - ECEC - MAWSON LAKES - 9 FEBRUARY 2022 (Mon-Tue) UOS3

Start Date: 09/03/2022
ACA - ECEC - CHRISTIE DOWNS SA - 9 MARCH 2022 (Thu-Fri) - UOS1

Start Date: 16/03/2022
ACA - ECEC - MAWSON LAKES - 16 MARCH 2022 (Mon-Tue) UOS1

WA Campus Classes
Start Date: 01/12/2021
ACA WA - ECEC - ROCKINGHAM - 1 DEC 2021 (Thurs-Fri) UOS5

Start Date: 19/01/2022
ACA WA - ECEC - ROCKINGHAM - 19 Jan 2022 (Thurs-Fri) UOS6

QLD Structured Online Classes
Students enrolling in a Structured Online class must be able to attend the campus for a practical day prior to attending vocational placement.
Start Date: 19/01/2022
ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 19 JANUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 19/01/2022
ACA - ECEC - SPRING HILL STRUCTURED ONLINE- 19 JANUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 23/02/2022
ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 23 FEBRUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

Start Date: 23/02/2022
ACA - ECEC - SPRING HILL STRUCTURED ONLINE 23 FEBRUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

Start Date: 30/03/2022
ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 30 MARCH 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 30/03/2022
ACA - ECEC - SPRING HILL STRUCTURED ONLINE 30 MARCH 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS1

Start Date: 11/05/2022
ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 11 MAY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 11/05/2022
ACA - ECEC - SPRING HILL STRUCTURED ONLINE 11 MAY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2

Start Date: 08/06/2022
ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 8 JUNE 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

International Students
Start Date: 04/08/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 4 AUGUST 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

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Start Date: 08/09/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 8 SEPTEMBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

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Start Date: 20/10/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 20 OCTOBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

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Start Date: 24/11/2021
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 24 NOVEMBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

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Start Date: 27/01/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 27 JANUARY 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS2

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Start Date: 02/03/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 2 MARCH 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS3

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Start Date: 06/04/2022
ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 6 APRIL 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS1

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Upcoming Intakes

QLD Campus Classes
Start Date Details Enrol
14/07/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - BOOVAL - 14 JUL 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
04/08/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 4 AUGUST 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
08/09/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 8 SEPTEMBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS2
20/10/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 20 OCTOBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS3
24/11/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 24 NOVEMBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
08/12/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 8 DECEMBER 2021 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
27/01/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 27 JANUARY 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS2
02/02/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - BOOVAL - 02 FEB 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS3
02/02/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - STRATHPINE - 2 FEBRUARY 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS2
16/02/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 16 FEBRUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
02/03/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 2 MARCH 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS3
09/03/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - BOOVAL - 09 MAR 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
09/03/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - STRATHPINE - 9 MARCH 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS3
23/03/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 23 MARCH 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3
06/04/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 6 APRIL 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS1
13/04/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - BOOVAL - 13 APR 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS2
27/04/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 27 APRIL 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
08/06/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME - 8 JUNE 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
13/07/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - LOGANHOLME -13 JULY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

SA Campus Classes
Start Date Details Enrol
03/11/2021 ACA - ECEC - MAWSON LAKES - 3 NOVEMBER 2021 (Mon-Tue) UOS1
08/12/2021 ACA - ECEC - CHRISTIE DOWNS SA - 8 DECEMBER 2021 (Thu-Fri) - UOS2
15/12/2021 ACA - ECEC - MAWSON LAKES - 15 DECEMBER 2021 (Mon-Tue) UOS2
02/02/2022 ACA - ECEC - CHRISTIE DOWNS SA - 2 FEBRUARY 2022 (Thu-Fri) - UOS3
09/02/2022 ACA - ECEC - MAWSON LAKES - 9 FEBRUARY 2022 (Mon-Tue) UOS3
09/03/2022 ACA - ECEC - CHRISTIE DOWNS SA - 9 MARCH 2022 (Thu-Fri) - UOS1
16/03/2022 ACA - ECEC - MAWSON LAKES - 16 MARCH 2022 (Mon-Tue) UOS1

WA Campus Classes
Start Date Details Enrol
01/12/2021 ACA WA - ECEC - ROCKINGHAM - 1 DEC 2021 (Thurs-Fri) UOS5
19/01/2022 ACA WA - ECEC - ROCKINGHAM - 19 Jan 2022 (Thurs-Fri) UOS6

QLD Structured Online Classes
Students enrolling in a Structured Online class must be able to attend the campus for 3 practical days.
Start Date Details Enrol
19/01/2022 ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 19 JANUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
19/01/2022 ACA - ECEC - SPRING HILL STRUCTURED ONLINE- 19 JANUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
23/02/2022 ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 23 FEBRUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3
23/02/2022 ACA - ECEC - SPRING HILL STRUCTURED ONLINE 23 FEBRUARY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3
30/03/2022 ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 30 MARCH 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
30/03/2022 ACA - ECEC - SPRING HILL STRUCTURED ONLINE 30 MARCH 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS1
11/05/2022 ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 11 MAY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
11/05/2022 ACA - ECEC - SPRING HILL STRUCTURED ONLINE 11 MAY 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS2
08/06/2022 ACA - ECEC - LOGANHOLME STRUCTURED ONLINE- 8 JUNE 2022 (Wed-Fri) UOS3

International Students
Start Date Details Enrol
04/08/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 4 AUGUST 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1 Send email
08/09/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 8 SEPTEMBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS2 Send email
20/10/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 20 OCTOBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS3 Send email
24/11/2021 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 24 NOVEMBER 2021 (Mon-Wed) UOS1 Send email
27/01/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 27 JANUARY 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS2 Send email
02/03/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 2 MARCH 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS3 Send email
06/04/2022 ACA - EARLY CHILDHOOD - SPRING HILL - 6 APRIL 2022 (Mon-Wed) UOS1 Send email

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