CHC30121

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Get the qualification you need to work in early childhood education, with the nationally recognised CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care from Foundation Education. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to implement learning frameworks, and support children's development and wellbeing.

You'll also learn how to use an approved learning framework to guide practice, and how to work across a range of age groups by providing nurturing care for babies, toddlers and children under direct supervision.

Work Placement

This course requires a minimum of 160 hours of work placement in a registered childcare facility, supervised by a qualified staff member able to sign off on practical demonstration elements. 

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

 

CHC30121 Foundation Education Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate III
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Up to 18 months
  • Start date:
    Anytime - start today!
  • Awarded by:
    Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Early Childhood Teacher | Early Learning Coordinator | Early Childhood Educator | Child Care Assistant | Pre-school Assistant | View All

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Course Rundown

Get the qualification you need to work in early childhood education, with the nationally recognised CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care from Foundation Education. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to implement learning frameworks, and support children’s development and wellbeing.

You’ll also learn how to use an approved learning framework to guide practice, and how to work across a range of age groups by providing nurturing care for babies, toddlers and children under direct supervision.

Work Placement

This course requires a minimum of 160 hours of work placement in a registered childcare facility, supervised by a qualified staff member able to sign off on practical demonstration elements. 

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

 

Eligibility

Education
Whilst there are no formal entry requirements, students’ skills and capabilities to undertake this training will be assessed and suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.

Work Placement Requirements
Students must apply for their Working with Children check at the start of the course.

For mandatory work placement (160 hours), students must have access to a regulated education and care service provider AND access to a qualified supervisor (a person who has a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent).

If needed, Foundation Education will assist you to organise a work placement location of your choice.

Residency Status
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

 

In this course, the subjects you may study include:

  • CHCECE030 - Support inclusion and diversity
  • CHCECE031 - Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing
  • CHCECE032 - Nurture babies and toddlers
  • CHCECE033 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • CHCECE034 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE035 - Support the holistic learning and development of children
  • CHCECE036 - Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • CHCECE037 - Support children to connect with the natural environment
  • CHCECE038 - Observe children to inform practice
  • CHCECE054 - Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
  • CHCECE055 - Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care
  • CHCECE056 - Work effectively in children’s education and care
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTAID012* - Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBSTR401 - Promote innovation in team environments
  • HLTFSE001 - Follow basic food safety practices

*This course contains the unit, HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. Upon completion, you will need to submit a copy of your first aid certificate in order for us to process a Credit Transfer against this unit on your student record. If you have chosen your own third-party provider, you must submit a certified copy of your certificate. If you have undertaken training with Red Cross Australia, you must forward Foundation Education the email you receive which contains the electronic copy of your certificate.

Foundation Education provides students with access to quality vocational education and employment opportunities alongside their sister brand, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT), and a robust network of industry partners all around Australia.  

With courses designed by industry experts, you'll gain the knowledge and experience to graduate with the job-ready skills employers seek. Plus, you can learn at your pace and place with flexible study options. 

Whether you're interested in a career as a Dental Assistant, Teacher Aide, Office Manager, Physiotherapy Assistant, or something else, Foundation Education has a vocational study option to take you where you want to go. 

The Foundation Education difference means:

  • Flexible Online Study – The theoretical component of the courses can be completed online at your own pace.
  • Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to provide you with comprehensive skills and knowledge required to graduate job-ready.
  • National Recognised Training - Every Certificate and Diploma offered is nationally recognised and accredited, meeting established industry needs and national quality assurance requirements.

 

Foundation Education RTO 22557

Dedicated Student Support – Foundation Education's industry-experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care from Foundation Education.

With this qualification, you will gain job-ready skills to start your career in early childhood education with the practical experience and foundational knowledge to give you an employment advantage.

Curious about where a career in early childhood education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Foundation Education offers flexible payment plans beginning from just $70.85* a week!

Enquire now to find out more about instalment plans or saving on your course fees by paying upfront.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.

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