Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: CHC30113
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Duration: Max 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Online Courses Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 32080)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Love the idea of working with children, but aren't sure where to start? This CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care provides the ideal entry point into this rewarding career path. In this nationally recognised program, delivered by Online Courses Australia, you'll develop the skills to deliver appropriate care and facilitate a range of experiences for children's creative and cognitive development, as well as foster inclusiveness and encourage respect for diversity among children.

Work Placement

The course includes a compulsory minimum of 120 hours work placement in a suitable childcare facility, allowing you to gain the hands-on experience you need. Where possible, OCA will assist you in locating a placement. Online study affords you the flexibility of working through the materials at a pace that suits


Enquire now for entry requirements. A course adviser from Online Courses Australia will be in touch within 48 hours to answer your queries.

Areas of study

In this education course, the subjects you will study include:

  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • 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
  • 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
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCECE020 - Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
  • CHCECE018 - Nurture creativity in children
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people

* This unit to be completed with a specialist provider in your local area, you will need to submit a certified copy once completed.


Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care from Online Courses Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 32080). This online certificate may lead to roles as a: Education support worker

  • Teacher's aide
  • Childcare assistant
  • Childcare worker
  • Family day carer
  • Playgroup supervisor
  • Recreation assistant
  • Mobile assistant
  • Professional Nanny

Finance options

Save money and time! Online Courses Australia offer you flexible payment plans so that you can start from as low as $50/week. Get a quality learning experience for the best price.

RTO 32080
Online Courses Australia (OCA) is a nationally registered training organisation dedicated to dynamic, customised training. As a 2010 Interactive Media Awards (IMA) winner, a LearnX finalist, and member of leading peak bodies such as ACPET and VELG, OCA has a proven track record when it comes to quality education and an innovative learning experience. With a focus on value for money, OCA's courses range from nationally recognised qualifications through to short courses, across a number of diverse fields.
As a student of Online Courses Australia, you will have access to an engaging learning experience. With a team of highly experienced teachers and trainers and the latest technology in online delivery, OCA delivers interactive learning activities, developed in conjunction with industry and government departments and maximised for the online environment. OCA’s student support team will be on hand to help you with any enquiries you may have, anything from accessing resources to submitting assessments.

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