Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC30113
TAFE SA CodeTP00612
Example Career ProfileChild Care EducatorChild Care Educator
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Description

Build a solid career in education with the skills and knowledge you need to inspire and support children as a Childhood Educator in a classroom or community education setting.

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Course Admission Requirements

If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA scoreCSPA score
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

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Course Admission Requirements

If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the minimum requirement for employment in the early childhood industry. Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has set minimum training standards for all educators who are directly working with children in Birth to Preschool age Long Day Care centres. Educators must hold or be working towards an approved Certificate III level education and care qualification (or higher). The list of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements can be found here: www.acecqa.gov.au

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 by 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.