Course Description

The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will prepare you for a future career in an early childhood setting, helping educators to provide a healthy, safe and caring environment for children. The course will give you the skills to communicate and work collaboratively with educators and colleagues, as well as to support the holistic wellbeing, health and safety of all children. You will master the skills that you need to effectively help children learn and become confident and involved learners. During your studies, you will also learn how to support children with behavioural issues.

The course will train you to navigate and comply with all the current legal and industry related requirements, policies and procedures. You will become adept at supporting planned education programs in early childhood settings, as well as assisting with the organisation of classrooms and community education centres.

During you journey through this course you will also have the opportunity to learn about the ‘Early Years Learning Framework’ and how you can support children in their development.

Why study this course?

  • The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care offers the best of both worlds: the flexibility of online learning, with a practical 120 hours of work placement in a real classroom of your choosing, so you can practice and perfect what you learn.
  • The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is perfect for people who are wanting to start a career in early childhood settings, as well as for those who are already working in the area but who need to formalise their qualifications to take the next step in their career.
  • After enrolling in this course and completing the first module, you're eligible for a free one year membership to Early Childhood Australia (ECA), Australia's peak child care body, worth over $150!
This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

Potential career outcomes

  • Educator in a center-based service
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Mobile Early Childhood Service Educator
  • Occasional Care Educator at a service operating an Early Childhood service at the same premises
  • Operator of a Family Day Care service