Courses

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Program Code CHC30113
CRICOS Course Code 086137E
Status of Training Product Current
Duration 52 weeks (including term break)
Entry Requirements

Although there are no entry requirements outlined on training.gov.au, learners are required to meet the following minimum requirements:

All learners with English as a second language (ESL) must demonstrate the English Proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.0 or other English scores accepted by Department of Home Affairs (DHA) such as TOEFL ‘PBT’ 450, TOEFL ‘iBT’ 32; PTE Academic 30; Cambridge English Advance 36; OET ‘Pass’.

Alternatively, learners can request to sit for Qii’s Internal Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve the following results. This also applies to all domestic students:

  • 4 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Learning
  • 3 in Numeracy.
*Any students who do not immediately meet the exact entry requirements by up to 1.0 of mark in any individual area of the test may be given additional exercises and LLN assessment material to build their skill knowledge to fill the entry requirements gap before commencing the course.
Intake Dates Intakes 2020
Delivery Mode Face to face
Course fees (AUD) Tuition fee: $12,350
Enrolment fee: $250
Material fees: $400
Vocational placement: Learners who are not employed in the early childhood sector (working with children) will be required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. Qii will assist students to secure a vocational placement and regular visits will be conducted by a Qii trainer/assessor.
Assessment Methods
  • Demonstration/Presentation
  • Oral Presentations
  • Research Projects, including group projects
  • Written tests in both short and long answer format
  • Evidence portfolios
  • Scenarios and simulated activities
  • Case studies
  • Role plays
  • Third party reports

Course Description

This program aims to prepare students to develop knowledge and skills to work within the early childhood education settings. It is expected they use organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Units of Competency

CodeTitle
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Career Opportunities

Child Care Worker (ANZSCO-421-111), Family Day Care Worker (ANZSCO-421-112), Nanny (ANZSCO-421-113), Out of School Hours Care Worker (ANZSCO-421-114), Early Childhood Educators at Child Care Centres.

Pathway

Upon successful completion of this program, clients may wish to take a further qualification from the CHC training package, such as CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

How to apply for this course

International students can apply either directly to Queensland International Institute or via an education agent. If you have questions about your application, you can:

  • Speak to a Qii staff member; please phone +61 (7) 3194 6549 and follow the prompts.
  • Send an email to Qii at [email protected] 

 

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