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CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

 

Do you want a career nurturing our future?

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you’ll be on your way to a career as a preschool assistant or childcare centre assistant.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively as an educator, supporting the development and wellbeing of children aged 0 to 5 years, understanding children’s learning, providing learning support, working with children from culturally diverse backgrounds, identifying and responding to children at risk, and workplace health and safety.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses.  Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification is designed to provide you with a range of practical skills, technical training and communication skills for a career in early childhood education and care;
•    Early Childhood Educator
•    Playgroup Supervisor
•    Play Leader
•    Recreation Assistant
•    Family Day Care Educator
•    Nanny
•    Mobile Assistant
For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

•    Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
•    Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Collie
Esperance
Harvey
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Narrogin
Duration

Albany Campus
Full Time, Flexible
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1

Bunbury Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Busselton Campus

Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workplace
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Collie Campus

Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workshops
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Esperance Campus
Flexible
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Harvey Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workshops
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Katanning Campus

Part Time, Flexible, Workshops
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Manjimup Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workplace
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Margaret River Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible,  Workplace
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Narrogin Campus
Flexible, Workshops
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

HowFlexible
Full-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Workshops
When
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

South Regional TAFE's indicative fees for 2017 are available at the link:
www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/feespaymentoptions

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification isn’t currently eligible under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme.

For more information on the eligible courses please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans
For information on VET Student Loans at South Regional TAFE
http://www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 300, 416, 417, 457, 461, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses        studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

Units

CORE
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop cultural competenceCHCECE001WG745
Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCHCECE007WG751
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingHLTAID004WG733
Provide care for babies and toddlersCHCECE005WG749
Provide care for childrenCHCECE003WG747
Provide experiences to support children's play and learningCHCECE011WG754
Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodCHCECE010WG753
Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCHCECE009WG752
Use information about children to inform practiceCHCECE013WG756
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
ELECTIVES
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Organise personal work priorities and developmentBSBWOR301AUJ68
Participate effectively in the work environmentCHCORG303CWC953
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses; please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

This course is available as a traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate Employer to study.

You can express your interest to study this course via contacting South Regional TAFE on 1800 621 445 or email us at enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses; please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

This course is available as a traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate Employer to study.

You can express your interest to study this course via contacting South Regional TAFE on 1800 621 445 or email us at enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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Page last updated November 24, 2017