CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CRICOS Number: 115291F



Located in Sydney’s CBD, the Australasia Technology Institute (ATI) has training rooms with highly skilled trainers to facilitate this course so that students can learn, be confident and be ready for industry upon successful completion.

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COURSE OUTCOMES


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. Educators use a range of well-developed skills and knowledge using discretion and judgment when carrying out their work in the context of established policies and procedures. They may work independently or under the guidance of others, though in some contexts that guidance may not be on-site.


Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.





LICENCING REQUIREMENT


No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.





CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Successfully completing this training provides the knowledge and skills required for students to gain fulltime/part time or casual employment in the following possible job titles:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family day care educator
  • Preschool assistant
  • Nanny or in home care educator
  • In Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) and Vacation Care – 5-12 years olds


THIRD PARTIES

Australasia Technology Institute has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT – TRAINING PACKAGE

The Training Package itself does not identify entry requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENT – RTO SPECIFIC

Australasia Technology Institute (ATI) has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Complete the ATI Pre-enrolment suitability form to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
  • A working with children check is required for work placement and for gaining employment

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING AND CREDIT TRANSFER

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be obtained for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or relevant experience obtained in Australia. Australasia Technology Institute recognises qualifications from other Australian providers and offers student Credit Transfer.

AWARD QUALIFICATION AND OUTCOME

On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification:

CHC30121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

COURSE CONTENT

Fifteen (15) core and two (2) elective units are required for the award of the CHC30121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Unit code Unit Title 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
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices Elective
BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments Elective

DELIVERY MODE AND DURATION

Delivery mode

This program is delivered:

  • 15 hours per week face-to-face classroom mode
  • 5 hours per week supervised distance mode
  • 160 hours of field placement

Course duration

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.

Field Placement

A student must complete 160 hours of clinical training and Field placement in a facility that is organised by Australasia Technology Institute and supported by Australasia Technology Institute Trainer. Work Placement is 160 hours (40 hours per term X 4 terms)

Students are placed in appropriate facilities reflecting the units being studied. Field placement is a valuable opportunity where the student can practice all the skills and applied knowledge developed across the course under supervision.

ENROLMENT DATES

2024 08-Jan-24 08-Apr-24 08-Jul-24 07-Oct-24
2025 06-Jan-25 07-Apr-25 07-Jul-25 06-Oct-25

TRAINING DELIVERY LOCATION

Training for this course is delivered at a modern multi-classroom campus situated on Level 4 – 191-199 Thomas St, Haymarket NSW 2000.

HOW CAN I ENROL IN THE COURSE?

You can call us, visit our office, engage an education agent or visit our website on the ‘Apply Now’ page which will have:

  • Enrolment form;
  • International Student Handbook;
  • Guide to studying and living in Australia;
  • Fee management policy;
  • Privacy notice;
  • USI procedure

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