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.
Further study pathways – This qualification will provide you with a pathway to CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care and CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in the early childhood education and care industry in the following occupational titles:
You are required to undertake a Pre Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.
Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.
Suitability requirements – This qualification requires you to have physical attributes suitable for workplace experience within the early childhood education and care industry which encompasses lifting children.
Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.
Prior to commencing workplace experience, you must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check. You may also be required to provide other clearances, such as a current satisfactory Police Check as required by the Placement Provider. You are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of workplace experience through work placement/employment in an approved regulated education and care service. A PTA workplace deed needs to be approved by PTA before you can start workplace experience.
To successfully complete CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you must complete the following units of competency. You must select either the Family Day Care or Long Day Care stream.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||C/E||Stream||PR/CR|
|1||BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development||E||LD||-|
|2||CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||C||FM, LD||-|
|3||CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||C||FM, LD||-|
|4||CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||C||FM, LD||-|
|5||CHCECE003||Provide care for children||C||FM, LD||-|
|6||CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||C||FM, LD||-|
|7||CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||C||FM, LD||-|
|8||CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people||E||FM, LD||-|
|9||CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||C||FM, LD||-|
|10||CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||C||FM, LD||-|
|11||CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood||C||FM, LD||-|
|12||CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||C||FM, LD||-|
|13||CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world||E||FM, LD||-|
|14||CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice||C||FM, LD||-|
|15||CHCECE014||Comply with family day care administration requirements||E||FM||-|
|16||CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||C||FM, LD||-|
|17||CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||C||FM, LD||-|
|18||HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||C||FM, LD||-|
|19||HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||C||FM, LD||-|
LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s