Course Overview

Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a duration of 39 weeks, including 160 hours of work placement in a regulated childcare facility.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate III

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. They support children’s wellbeing, and development in the context of an approved learning framework.

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 17 units comprising of fifteen (15) core units and two (2) elective units

For a full list of units, please download the course guide here.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although applicants will need to undertake an LLN assessment. Students must hold a valid Working with Children Check (WWC) or state equivalent, before participating in practical placement.

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity Core
CHCECE031 Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing Core
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers Core
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children Core
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning Core
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment Core
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice Core
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures Core
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care Core
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children’s education and care Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Elective
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices Elective

  1. Childhood Educator Assistant
  2. Outside School Hours Aide
  3. Preschool Assistant

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The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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