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The Certificate III in ECEC CHC30113 qualification covers workers who use organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes.
Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
We recognise AQF qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations. We acknowledge and support National Recognition as an integral part of the Australian Quality Framework. Therefore, we accept the qualifications issued by other RTOs in any State or Territory of Australia.
Occupational Titles May Include:
- Child care educator
- * Outside school hours care assistant
- Playgroup supervisor
- * Recreation assistant
- Family day care worker
- Early childhood eduactor
- Mobile assistant
* Some jurisdictions may require Certificate IV in Children’s Services (Outside school hours care) for these work roles
18 units must be selected for this qualification including:
- 15 compulsory units
- 3 elective units
A minimum of 120 hours of workplace practicum is required to be completed in a regulated child care environment with children aged 0-6 years. A child care centre will be located for you in your chosen area, however if you currently work in a regulated service you may carry out these hours in your workplace.
For more detailed information on workplace practicum please request a Student Handbook.
CHC30113 CERTIFICATE III in Early Childhood Education & Care
National CodeUnit of Competency TitleCore/ Elective
|CHCCS400C||Work within a relevant legal & ethical framework||C|
|CHCPRT001||Identify & respond to children & young people at risk||C|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||C|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health & safety of children||C|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children||C|
|CHCECE004||Promote & provide healthy food and drinks||C|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies & toddlers||C|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive & respectful relationships with children||C|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||C|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood||C|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning.||C|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice||C|
|HLTHWS001||Participate in work health & safety||C|
|HLTHIR404D||Work effectively with Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander people||C|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency response in an education & care setting||C|
When you have completed this childcare course you are able to apply for employment in a child care service. You have also completed several units that can be credited to CHC50113 Diploma of Education & Care.