Certificate & Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care

Looking for child care courses in Geelong? Study a certificate or diploma with an early childhood education specialist! Skilled up Education and Training offers flexible training options including online with trainer support. Skilled up child care courses are government funded for eligible students in Geelong as well as a variety of payment options.

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is for students seeking roles in a range of early childhood education settings, working within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Students gain a range of knowledge and skills including caring for children, developing relationships with babies and toddlers, keeping children safe as well as supporting children’s play and learning.

Career outcomes :

Duration

12 - 16 months

Classes

Blended/Virtual/Face to face

Qual Status

Current

Work Placement

160 Hours

Material Fee

$120

Curriculum

Topics covered in this course include:

Work Health and Safety Requirements

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

Health and safety of children in child care services

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.

Providing care and building relationships

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

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.

Legalities, ethics and risk in children’s services

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.

Cultural inclusion

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.

Positive environments

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

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

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.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

If you have a passion for educating children, then becoming an Early Childhood Educator may be right career path for you!

The CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will prepare you with the skills to be responsible for planning, executing and managing curriculums in early childhood services. In most states it is the highest level for children’s services Centre-based care, and you’ll graduate with the skills essential to work as a Childcare Assistant or Centre Manager. Sing, dance, learn and create with kids from 6 weeks to 5 years of age!

This course is carried either at your workplace via an online Training in Geelong as a combined learning model considered to allow you more give with your learning – this means that you can work while you gain your Diploma. We also support with organising practical placements where required and on-the-job training is reinforced by regular workplace visits by a skilled Early Childhood Assistant.

Child care courses in Geelong with flexible study options

  • 1. Flexible study options including online.
    2. Practical placement we help organise.
    3. Government funding* and interest-free payment plans available
    4. Strong early childhood centre network with over a decade of experience.
    5. Experienced, supportive educators from start to finish
    6. Nationally recognised training.
    7. Child care training experts.

Government Funding for Eligible students!

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

* This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding to eligible applicants.

Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

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