CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Launch a career in early childhood care with the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. Gain essential skills for nurturing and educating young children.
Course Provider
Open Colleges
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start anytime.
Study for a minimum of 18 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
100% online with 200 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.
Career Outcomes
  • Educator in a Centre-Based Service
  • Family Day Care Educator 
  • Kindergarten Assistant 
  • Mobile Early Childhood Service Educator 
  • Occasional Care Educator at an Early Childhood Service
  • Operator of a Family Day Care Service
Course Modules
  1. CHCECE055 Meet Legal And Ethical Obligations In Children's Education And Care
  2. CHCECE056 Work Effectively In Children's Education And Care
  3. CHCECE036 Provide Experiences To Support Children's Play And Learning
  4. CHCECE038 Observe Children To Inform Practice
  5. CHCECE035 Support The Holistic Learning And Development Of Children
  6. CHCECE034 Use An Approved Learning Framework To Guide Practice
  7. CHCECE031 Support Children's Health, Safety And Wellbeing
  8. CHCECE032 Nurture Babies And Toddlers
  9. CHCECE030 Support Inclusion And Diversity
  10. CHCECE054 Encourage Understanding Of Aboriginal And/Or Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Cultures
  11. HLTWHS001 Participate In Workplace Health And Safety
  12. HLTAID012 Provide An Emergency First Aid Response In An Education And Care Setting
  13. CHCPRT001 Identify And Respond To Children And Young People At Risk
  14. CHCECE033 Develop Positive And Respectful Relationships With Children
  15. CHCECE037 Support Children To Connect With The Natural Environment
  16. CHCDIV001 Work With Diverse People
  17. BSBSUS411 Implement And Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
  18. Work Placement
Course Fees Include
  • No exams, ever. Instead, assessments range from open books, multiple choice quizzes, portfolios, videos and written assessments.
  • Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.
  • Courses are curated to maintain engagement across video, written content, assignments & audio.
  • This course is a nationally recognised Australian qualification.

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Payment Options
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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 200 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Open Colleges

1300 848 451
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