Certificate III is the launch pad for rewarding careers in the booming child care industry.
Part time -
~Feburary to October
15 Hours Per Week
20-25 Hours for Distance Learning

140 Hours of Work Placement
$900
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This qualification unlocks many different career choices by providing you with the skills and expertise to work within a range of early childhood education settings.

Studying with Enable College means you will be supported every step of the way by experienced trainers and friendly staff. Our graduates emerge with the required skills, knowledge and practical workplace experience to care for and support children in a variety of settings.

This course is also a stepping stone to further qualifications in child services, including Certificate IV and  Diploma.

TGSS- CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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About this course

This qualification unlocks many different career choices by providing you with the skills and expertise to work within a range of early childhood education settings.

Studying with Enable College means you will be supported every step of the way by experienced trainers and friendly staff. Our graduates emerge with the required skills, knowledge and practical workplace experience to care for and support children in a variety of settings.

This course is also a stepping stone to further qualifications in child services, including Certificate IV and  Diploma.

How much will it cost me?

TGSS charges are $900.00
The fees includes First Aid, Child Safe Environments, National Police Clearance and DHS Checks

A $75.00 re-enrolment fee applies for students who do not complete within the completion time.

Entry Requirements

The following entry requirements need to be met prior to course commencement:

  • Students must be aged 16 years of age or older on or before 28 January 2020 to be eligible to commence training under TGSS in Semester 1, 2020
  • Must be able to participate in 140 hours of work placement
  • Ability to gain clean police and DHS checks
  • Complete all enrolment processes as per the Enable College enrolment policy and procedure

 

  • The school, students and parents / guardians must have completed all required paperwork including Work Ready Form A and Form B
  • Must reside in Metropolitan Adelaide
  • Students must have access to a computer, email, and internet
  • Students must have a level of physical fitness to work with children 0 – 6 years of age

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Pathways in Early Childhood Education & Care

TGSS CHC30113-Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the launch pad for rewarding careers in the booming childcare industry. This qualification unlocks many different career choices by providing you with relevant skills and expertise and as a result, enables you to work within a range of early childhood education settings. This course is also a stepping stone to further Diploma and Bachelor qualifications in Children’s Services.

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Possible Outcomes

  • Educator in center-based service
  • Family Day Care educator
  • Occasional Care educator at a service operating an Early Childhood service at the same premises

Study Pathways

  • CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Units

This course is made up of 18 units of study, divided into 15 core and 3 elective units. Our range of electives is based on our experience, knowledge and understanding of what employers and the industry are looking for.

Core Units [15]
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
ELECTIVES [3]
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

Recognition of prior learning

If you have existing knowledge or skills relating to the requirements of this course you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). RPL may be granted for knowledge or skills obtained through prior education, training, work and life experiences.

RPL fees are $200.00

Credit Transfer

If the student has a prior Qualification or a Statement of Attainment issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework from any state or territory, the RTO will automatically give exemptions for those units of competency provided they are current. Credit transfer will be provided on the student record.

Other related courses

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Certificate III Education Support
Diploma of Community Services


Delivery

This course is offered as and part time (15 study hours per week) on campus. As part of this course, you will also have the opportunity to experience real life situations through work placement.

Optional study tutorials are available every Wednesday evening. Friday morning, and on arrangement with the trainer that is assigned to support the student. The assessment due date is one every 2 weeks.

  • Study on Campus
  • Work Placement
  • Study Online
  • Part Time Available

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