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Children's Services

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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC30113
TAFE SA CodeTP00612
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileChild Care WorkerChild Care Worker
FacultiesCommunity Services
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery

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Campus/Delivery SATAC
Code
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Scheduled
Barossa Valley644650Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Berri646328Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Elizabeth621342Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Gilles Plains640319Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Mount Barker609341Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Mount Gambier655344Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Murray Bridge610315Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Noarlunga615346Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Port Lincoln624344Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Port Pirie628331Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Regency Park652308Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Victor Harbor616320Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Whyalla639320Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only

Course Admission Requirements

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Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

  1. CSPA score (646328, 644650, 621342, 640319, 610315, 609341, 655344, 615346, 624344, 628331, 652308, 616320, 639320)

Workplace Training ApplicationsWorkplace Training ApplicationsHelp…Help…

Campus/Delivery SATAC
Code
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Scheduled
aCwMount Barker609355Apply Now Workplace PT 
wx TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.
ax Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
Cx All Workplace Training applicants for Regional SA will be managed and processed through Mount Barker Campus. Your study program will occur with experienced and professional lecturers at a campus near you.
The duration of a workplace course is determined by the study plan.
Read more about training in the workplace for existing workers.

Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s well being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)
This course provides the skills needed educators in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. 15 core units plus 3 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Fees

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.