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 FTTA include:

  • Government funded from $25 (QLD)
  • Fees include learner guide and unlimited support
  • Interest free payments & 30-day no-obligation period
  • Unlimited phone, email and face to face support
  • Trainers who visit you in the workplace to provide support
  • Classes in some areas or external mode for busy people
  • 24/7 access to your online portal including webinars
  • Free online short courses with printable certificates
  • Access to FTTA’s online resume builder
  • No hidden fees, no additional unit fees or textbook fees
  • Knowledge that you are enrolling with a long established provider with a high completion rate and industry links
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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care



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FTTA offer unrivalled student support services. This includes email, phone and one to one support as often as needed. All students are allocated a friendly, experienced and supportive trainer. We help with everything from the placement to academic support and everything in between.
Our trainers visit every student during their work placement to provide mentoring & support.
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 your course include:


Health & SafetyPlay based learningEarly childhood development
Guiding behaviourCompliance & regulationsNappy changing
CommunicationLanguage & symbolsSeparation anxiety
Teething & oral healthSleep & restBrain development
Nutrition & formulaPlanning activitiesDevelopmental milestones
Food safetyAllergies & reactionsIllness & infection
Introducing solidsStages of playPolicies & procedures
Active listeningNeglect & abuseDiversity

Entry requirements

No qualifications or experience required.


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


Learners 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.


Learners will need basic computer skills to write simple documents, watch lectures and complete assessments.


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, reading workplace documents, reporting hazards, preparing child development sessions.


Be aged 16 years or over.


Learners 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).



Details

Class mode



External mode






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

Classroom - Blended classroom, self-paced, with webinars and work placement. Classroom attendance 1 day per week for 20 weeks. Currently only available in Perth (Cockburn). Next intake to be advised soon.




12 months including orientation at the beginning and time at the end to finalise assessments. This course is expected to take approximately 1250 hours to complete. Students are initially enrolled for a 12 month period and can apply for extensions if required.



Short answer questions, case studies, projects, workplace scenarios, workplace logbook and experience record, assessor observations (site visits).

Students are required to complete HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting with an external provider.



120 hours minimum in a registered service approved by your trainer. Our trainers visit every student during their work placement to provide mentoring, support and guidance.



Speak to a student adviser for detailed information about this program. This information is general in nature.

Fees

Click on your state for course fee information:
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 applies when no government subsidies are available.


Standard
$2150

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Standard Payment type
2 x payments $1075 All types
5 x payments $430 Direct debit
10 x payments $215 Direct debit


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

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


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)


  • 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

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


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


  • 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

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


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)


  • 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

No hidden fees | No admin 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 applies when no government subsidies are available.


Standard
$2150

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Standard Payment type
2 x payments $1075 All types
5 x payments $430 Direct debit
10 x payments $215 Direct debit

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees. See student handbook for further details.


The subsidised fee applies when a learner is eligible for a government subsidised fee but is not a concession card holder.


Subsidised
$2400

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Subsidised Payment type
1 x payment $2400 All types
2 x payments $1200 All types
5 x payments $480 Direct debit
10 x payments $240 Direct debit


  • Residing in Western Australia
  • An Australian citizen or permanent visa holder or
  • Persons holding a temporary visa of sub-class 309, 820, 826, or secondary holders of a temporary visa of sub-class 457
  • Enrol and be accepted into a class based program (Cockburn).

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Fees above are inclusive of all resource fees.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees. See student handbook for further details.


The concession fee applies when a learner holds a valid concession card.


Concession
$720

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Concession Payment type
1 x payment $720 All types
2 x payments $360 All types
5 x payments $144 Direct debit
10 x payments $72 Direct debit


  • Residing in Western Australia
  • An Australian citizen or permanent visa holder or
  • Persons holding a temporary visa of sub-class 309, 820, 826, or secondary holders of a temporary visa of sub-class 457
  • Enrol and be accepted into a class based program (Cockburn).
  • Hold a valid concession card at the time of enrolment


  • Persons and dependants of persons holding:
    • A Pensioner Concession Card
    • A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
    • A Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance
  • Persons and dependants of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Fees above are inclusive of all resource fees.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees. See student handbook for further details.


A learner may apply for a fee waiver due to serious financial stress.


Fee Waiver
$0

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


A person is considered to be in severe financial hardship only when they are unable to provide food, accommodation, clothing, medical treatment, or other basic necessities for themselves and/or their dependants. Speak to FTTA before submitting an enrolment.



  • Residing in Western Australia
  • An Australian citizen or permanent visa holder or
  • Persons holding a temporary visa of sub-class 309, 820, 826, or secondary holders of a temporary visa of sub-class 457
  • Enrol and be accepted into a class based program (Cockburn).
  • Able to demonstrate financial hardship

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Fees above are inclusive of all resource fees.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees. See student handbook for further details.


This fee is applied when a candidate is high school aged and meets the eligibility requirements.


High School Aged
$430

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Concession Payment type
1 x payment $430 All types
2 x payments $215 All types
5 x payments $86 Direct debit
10 x payments $43 Direct debit


  • Residing in Western Australia
  • An Australian citizen or permanent visa holder or
  • Persons holding a temporary visa of sub-class 309, 820, 826, or secondary holders of a temporary visa of sub-class 457
  • Enrol and be accepted into a class based program (Cockburn).


  • Reached 15 years of age but has not reached the end of the calendar year in which their compulsory education period expires, as defined in the School Education Act 1999. In 2018, these persons will be born on or after 1 July 2000.
  • Must not be enrolled in full time school (Year 11-12)
  • Must hold one of the following:
    • Department of Education (DoE) Notice of arrangement (Full Time)
    • Exemption from the School Education Act 1999

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Fees above are inclusive of all resource fees.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees. See student handbook for further details.


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


Subsidised
$25

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide

Standard
$1500

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options - standard fee
Monthly payments Standard RPL Payment type
1 x payment $1500 All types
2 x payments $750 All types
5 x payments $300 Direct debit


The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Fees above are inclusive of all resource fees.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees. See student handbook for further details.



Child care jobs

Child care jobs in your area may include:


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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"Confidence"

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

Confidence
Sharon
"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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