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CHC50113

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

  • Study mode:

    On Campus
    Blended
    Workplace

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Workplace: 12 months; Campus: 31 weeks

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Selmar Institute of Education (RTO 121531)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Family Day Care Educator | Nanny | Playgroup Supervisor | Outside School Hours Care Educator | View all

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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.

Course Rundown

Study Early Childhood at Selmar

About this course

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113), from Selmar Institute of Education, is the ideal entry-level course for those wishing to pursue rewarding careers in child care.

The course provides a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of early childhood, from development through to education and care. You'll learn how to help children learn and develop through play, and will have the skills to plan effective activities for use in a variety of early childhood education environments.

Beginning with basic legal, ethical and health/safety requirements, you'll move on to the specifics of providing care for babies, toddlers and children. You'll also learn how to develop cultural competence and positive relationships with children, use information about children to inform your activity planning and practice, and much more.

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • To complete Selmar's Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113), your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for Certificate III level study; AND
  • Victoria students -- You need to either provide a current WWCC or provide evidence that you have applied for a WWCC; OR
  • Queensland students -- You need to either provide a current Blue Card or provide evidence that you have applied for a Blue Card; AND
  • You need to either provide a Police Check or provide evidence that you have applied for a Police Check.

Areas of study

The units of competencies in this qualification include:

  • HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety

  • CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children

  • CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically

  • CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers

  • CHCECE003 - Provide care for children

  • CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

  • CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

  • CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

  • CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence

  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

  • CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice

  • CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning

     

  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development

  • CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people

  • CHCECE012 - Support children to connect with their world

Selmar Institute of Education Get nationally recognised and fully accredited in child care, aged and disability care or business when you study with leading Australian training organisation, Selmar Institute of Education.

Their bespoke training programs include up-to-date content, expert industry facilitators and practical real-world experience – all to get you on your way to a rewarding, prosperous career.
Join a vibrant, caring education institute who have a genuine passion for helping others and providing you with a premium education experience.

As a student a Selmar Institute of Education you’ll receive access to a range of services including language, literacy and numeracy support, career advice and the opportunity to join their Alumni club – just to name a few.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) from Selmar Institute of Education.

Graduates will be prepared to seek out a variety of positions within the early child care and education sector, helping children to develop into competent, confident learners. Graduates may also wish to pursue further study in the area to gain higher-level positions.

  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Outside School Hours Care Educator
  • Early Learning Educator
  • Kindergarten Assistant

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Selmar Institute of Education offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

  • Government Funding may be available to students in Victoria and Queensland
  • Upfront payment can be made via direct debit, debit/credit card or cash
  • Catalyst Plus Interest-Free Student Loans may be available to eligible students

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