Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Study Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Online

If you are considering the pathway of to be able to work in childcare, plenty of opportunities await you!

Skilled Up’s Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care covers the fundamentals of childhood development, caring for children, and planning leisure and play activities, all focused on the child’s development.

Your role as an early childhood educator is diverse. Most childcare centres segment children by age, so during a typical week, you might work with babies, toddlers, and pre-school aged children. Your role is to guide children, and facilitate learning through play and various activities and experiences. As you guide (rather than lead), you are ensuring a child is safe and happy, but also letting him or her develop and choose their own learning style on their own pathway.

Note: You must have working with children and policy check prior to commence your work placement.

cert 3 childcare online

Get started on the career of your dreams with an Online Certificate 3 in Early Childcare, nationally recognised Australia-wide. Enhance your career in the childcare industry. Explore online early childhood education courses that will qualify you to work in childcare centers, kindergartens, or primary schools.

Duration

12 - 16 months

Classes

Blended/Virtual/Face to face

Qual Status

Current

Work Placement

160 Hours

Material Fee

$0

Course Description

Entry Requirement:


To successfully achieve a CHC30121 Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care, 17 units of competency must be completed 15 core units, plus 2 elective units.

Domestic Students must undertake a minimum of 160 recorded working hours within an Approved Service which will allow you to complete a range of appropriate work tasks.

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

Completion Requirements

 

  • A valid Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Vaccination and health screenings

  • Be physically able to undertake first aid responses, including performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) while kneeling on the floor

  • Any additional evidence your work placement provider requires

  • If you are unable to meet the physical requirements, you will not be able to successfully complete this course.

Curriculum

Topics covered in this course include:

You will learn how to participate in workplace health and safety activities within a childcare environment.

You will take a deep dive into ensuring the health and safety of children is provided at all times. This includes promoting and providing healthy food and drinks for children within your care.

This topic is all about building relationships while you are providing care for children. You will learn about positive psychology and how it is used to develop respectful relationships with children. You will also be provided with the practical skills and knowledge to be able to provide the highest level of care to babies and toddlers. To assist you with this topic, you will learn how to use an approved learning framework to guide practice for your newly developed skills.

Play and learning is essential to the learning experience of children. You will learn how to support the holistic development of children while using information to guide you along the way. This information will assist you in providing experiences to support children’s play and learning.

This topic covers vital information on how to work legally and ethically within an early childhood care environment. In addition to covering off the legalities you will also learn about how to identify and respond to young people at risk.

This topic is all about self management and working others. You will learn time management techniques to be able to manage your workload while developing strategies to manage your personal stress.

This topic is all about self management and working others. You will learn time management techniques to be able to manage your workload while developing strategies to manage your personal stress

Cultural inclusion and diversity skills are critical when working in an early childcare environment. This topic will enable you to develop cultural competence and gain the necessary skills to promote and work with indigenous people.

Leading teams is an essential part of your role as a supervisor. Throughout this topic you will learn the techniques and strategies to lead teams through the stages of team development as well as communication skills to be able to work effectively within your team.

Curriculum units

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

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Career Opportunities

  • early childhood educator
  • family Day carer
  • nanny
  • out of school hour care assistant
  • recreation assistant
  • kindergarten assistant

Studying Certificate III in Early Childhood Education Online

Study Cert 3 childcare course online, face-to-face, and practicum-based learning, you will acquire the essential skills and knowledge to work successfully as a qualified team member in an early childhood service.

These skills include gaining empathy for legal and principled requirements, engaging with young children and their families, helping children’s leisure and play, and fostering all-inclusive development and well-being.

Training is delivered with Victorian & Commonwealth Government funding.

Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Check your eligibility!  Feel Free to Call us at 61 38608 9901 to talk to us about how to begin a career in the rewarding childcare sector!

Great training, providing real career opportunities

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