Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

Course content

18 units required for this qualification. Individual institutions may offer different units.

  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • 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
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • 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 workplace health and safety

Satisfaction with training

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training (in similar courses)*
88.7%
Satisfied with the training provided
89.1%
Received job-related benefits from training

Qualification recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Australian Qualifications FrameworkNationally Recognised Qualification
25 institutions offer this qualification
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Upskilled

RTO 40374
Duration:12 mths
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TAFE Digital

RTO 90004

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Duration:9 mths - 1.5 yrs
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GOTAFE

RTO 3094