CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

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The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - child care course is your passport to a new and exciting career. Structured for adult learners who want to get working sooner rather than later. This qualification covers topics such as infection control, nappy changing, guiding behaviour, play based learning, developmental milestones and regulations. After completing the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you could be employed as an early childhood educator, playgroup supervisor, family day care worker, nanny or childcare assistant. With interest free payment options, unlimited support and a high graduation rate - FTTA is the best place to start your new career. Enrol in the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - child care course today and get started.

Some of the benefits of enrolling with Fast Track Training Australia include:

  • Interest free payment plans
  • 30 day no-obligation period
  • 18 months to complete
  • Self-paced for busy people
  • Class Based in some areas
  • Unlimited trainer support
  • Modern learning platform
  • Enrol at any time
  • High graduation rate
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Overview

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care



Working in child care – a guide





Units

Units of Competency

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CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS012Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people


Please note that the First Aid unit HLTAID004 is not provided by FTTA. Students will need to enrol with a local provider and submit the certificate to their trainer.

Fast Track may change the units listed above to comply with regulatory or training package requirements or as part of the RTO’s continual improvement and industry consultation processes.


Topics
Some of the topics in this course include:


SafetyDuty of careManual handling
Infection controlHand washingPPE
SIDSNappy changingSeparation anxiety
Guiding behaviourPositive supportPlay
EnvironmentsActivitiesDevelopmental milestones
Developmental delaysObservationsNutrition
AllergiesAnaphylaxisRegulations

Entry requirements

No qualifications or experience required.


Conduct play activities with children, cleaning tasks, care for children such as changing nappies.


Candidates will need access to a computer with an internet connection, basic desktop applications such as Microsoft Office or OpenOffice, a pdf reader, headphones or speakers. Some courses may require additional technologies.


Candidates will need basic computer skills to write simple documents, watch lectures and other such tasks.


Have language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and comprehend learning materials and perform tasks related to an AQF level 3 qualification which may include recording care routines, maintaining education and care notes, providing written feedback to parents, recording medication and nutritional information, interpreting workplace policy and procedure, reporting hazards, preparing child development sessions.


Be aged 18 years or over.


Candidates will need to obtain clearances as part of this course such as police checks and/or WWCC.


Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents, all visa types are eligible except student visa holders (note that not all visas are eligible for government funding however).



Details

Class mode



External mode






Classroom - Blended classroom, self-paced and work placement (classroom attendance 1 day per fortnight for 26 fortnights). Next class intake begins Semester 2 (term 3) 2018.

External - Supported and structured pathway for approved applicants likely to be successful in an external mode.




56 weeks including orientation at the beginning and time at the end to finalise assessments. This course is expected to take approximately 1200 hours to complete.



Face-to-face in a classroom setting combined with workplace visits and self-paced study. Access to modern online portal 24/7 which includes resources, toolboxes, pre-recorded webinars and videos.



Short Answer Questions, Case studies, Projects, Workplace scenarios, Supervisor interview, Workplace Observation.



288 hours based on 6 hours per week over 48 weeks in a registered early childhood service approved by FTTA.



Speak to an FTTA student adviser for detailed information about this program.

Fees

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NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA ACT
Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

  • Standard
  • Subsidised
  • Concession
  • Yr. 12 Graduate
  • RPL
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The standard fee is applied when a student is not eligible for government subsidies or where no subsidies are available.


Standard
$2200

Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Standard Payment type
5 x payments $440 Direct debit
10 x payments $220 Direct debit


A comprehensive learner guide is supplied to all students

The following text is required to be purchased:
Walker, L. and Miller, S. (2013). Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III. 2nd ed. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education, p. 424.



Please read the terms and conditions of enrolment carefully to ensure that this course is right for you.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees.


Certificate 3 Guarantee Funded by the Queensland Government

The co-contribution subsidised fee is applied when a student is eligible for a government subsidised fee but is not eligible for a concession fee.


Subsidised
$50

Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Subsidised Payment type
1 x payment $50 All types

Queensland Government Subsidies - certificate 3 guaranteed


  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • Not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training
  • Be aged 15 years or above and no longer at school (with the exception of VET in School (VETiS) students — see the VETiS fact sheet for more information)


A comprehensive learner guide is supplied to all students

The following text is supplied:
Walker, L. and Miller, S. (2013). Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III. 2nd ed. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education, p. 424.



  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills program are funded by the Queensland Government.
  • The Departments program fact sheets can be found by clicking here or by visiting www.training.qld.gov.au.
  • Students are required to complete the Training and Employment Survey within three months of completing or discontinuing a subsidised qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate level III qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program once they complete a certificate level IV or higher qualification.
  • Students should also familiarise themselves with FTTA’s policies including the refund policy and complaints policy and procedure found in the student handbook.
  • Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees and costs associated with police checks and/or working with children checks.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Funded by the Queensland Government

The concession fee is applied when a student is eligible for a concessional government co-contribution subsidised fee (holds a concession card, has a disability, is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander).


Concession
$25

Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Concession Payment type
1 x payment $25 All types

Queensland Government Subsidies - certificate 3 guaranteed


  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • Not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training
  • Be aged 15 years or above and no longer at school (with the exception of VET in School (VETiS) students — see the VETiS fact sheet for more information)


  • The student meets the criteria for the co-contribution subsidised fee and
  • The student holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card and is named on the card or
  • The student provides FTTA with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, their partner or the person of whom the student is a dependant is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card or
  • The student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or
  • The student is a school student and is enrolled in a VETiS program (may include young people in detention) or
  • The student has a disability


A comprehensive learner guide is supplied to all students

The following text is supplied:
Walker, L. and Miller, S. (2013). Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III. 2nd ed. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education, p. 424.



  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills program are funded by the Queensland Government.
  • The Departments program fact sheets can be found by clicking here or by visiting www.training.qld.gov.au.
  • Students are required to complete the Training and Employment Survey within three months of completing or discontinuing a subsidised qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate level III qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program once they complete a certificate level IV or higher qualification.
  • Students should also familiarise themselves with FTTA’s policies including the refund policy and complaints policy and procedure found in the student handbook.
  • Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees and costs associated with police checks and/or working with children checks.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Funded by the Queensland Government

The Year 12 Graduate Fee Free rate is applied when a student has finished year 12 (in QLD) in the previous 12 months and has enrolled into a high priority qualification under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program.


Yr. 12 Graduate
$0

Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Yr.12 Graduate Fee Free Payment type
1 x payment $0 N/A

Queensland Government Subsidies - certificate 3 guaranteed


  • Meet the Certificate 3 Guarantee eligibility criteria
  • Have evidence of completing Year 12 in Queensland, for example hold a Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority issued Senior Statement or equivalent certification
  • Enrol in a high priority qualification under the program with a PQS
  • Commence training within 12 months of graduating Year 12 (i.e. by the end of the calendar year after completing Year 12)


A comprehensive learner guide is supplied to all students

The following text is supplied
Walker, L. and Miller, S. (2013). Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III. 2nd ed. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education, p. 424.



  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills program are funded by the Queensland Government.
  • The Departments program fact sheets can be found by clicking here or by visiting www.training.qld.gov.au.
  • Students are required to complete the Training and Employment Survey within three months of completing or discontinuing a subsidised qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate level III qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program once they complete a certificate level IV or higher qualification.
  • Students should also familiarise themselves with FTTA’s policies including the refund policy and complaints policy and procedure found in the student handbook.
  • Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees and costs associated with police checks and/or working with children checks.

RPL is an assessment only process for experienced workers who are seeking formal recognition of their existing skills and knowledge.


RPL Fees
Fee Type Fee
Standard $2200*
Subsidised $50
Concession $25

Queensland Government Subsidies - certificate 3 guaranteed


  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • Not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training
  • Be aged 15 years or above and no longer at school (with the exception of VET in School (VETiS) students — see the VETiS fact sheet for more information)


  • The student meets the criteria for the co-contribution subsidised fee and
  • The student holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card and is named on the card or
  • The student provides FTTA with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, their partner or the person of whom the student is a dependant is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card or
  • The student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or
  • The student is a school student and is enrolled in a VETiS program (may include young people in detention) or
  • The student has a disability


  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills program are funded by the Queensland Government.
  • The Departments program fact sheets can be found by clicking here or by visiting www.training.qld.gov.au.
  • Students are required to complete the Training and Employment Survey within three months of completing or discontinuing a subsidised qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate level III qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program once they complete a certificate level IV or higher qualification.
  • Students should also familiarise themselves with FTTA’s policies including the refund policy and complaints policy and procedure found in the student handbook.
  • Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees and costs associated with police checks and/or working with children checks.
  • Please be advised that FTTA cannot accept more than $1500 in advance due to regulations. Please contact FTTA for payment information.


Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

  • Standard
Click for Payment Options and Details

The standard fee is applied when a student is not eligible for government subsidies or where no subsidies are available.


Standard
$2200

Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Standard Payment type
2 x payments $1100 All types
5 x payments $440 Direct debit
10 x payments $220 Direct debit


A comprehensive learner guide is supplied to all students

The following text is required to be purchased:
Walker, L. and Miller, S. (2013). Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III. 2nd ed. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education, p. 424.



Please read the terms and conditions of enrolment carefully to ensure that this course is right for you.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees.



Job outcomes

Graduates may find work as a:


Early Childhood EducatorEarly Childhood WorkerPlaygroup Supervisor
Family Day Care WorkerNannyChildcare Educator
Childcare AssistantEducation AssistantSupport Worker

"New passion"

I have found a new passion; I am very excited about what the future holds.

New passion
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The class gave me so much confidence for my work prac. Thank you FTTA.

Confidence
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"Intense and fun"

This course is intense and fun, it has given me the confidence to go out and learn more and more on the job. Thee staff are amazing people. I recommend this training provider to everyone.

Intense and fun
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