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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education And Care

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

 

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding sector for those with a passion for the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The sector is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

When completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will:

  • Learn to interact and foster the development of young children

  • Work within legal requirements

  • Ensure children's health and safety is prioritised

  • Work with children of different backgrounds and cultures

  • Provide support to children in different child care environments

  • Undertake work placement to apply the practical skills and knowledge you have learned

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check before attending work placement.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will be on your way to a career as a Child Care Aide, Family Day Care Worker, Family Day Carer, Nanny, Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, and Play Group Assistant.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

 

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

Central Regional Tafe
Geraldton
One semester
N
N

North Metro Tafe
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Two semesters
Y
N

North Metro Tafe
Leederville
Two semesters
Y
N

North Metro Tafe
Midland
Two semesters
Y
N

South Metro Tafe
Armadale
One semester
N
N

South Metro Tafe
Mandurah
One semester
N
N

South Metro Tafe
Murdoch
One semester
N
N

South Metro Tafe
Rockingham
One semester
N
N

South Metro Tafe
Thornlie
One semester
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Albany
12 months
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Bunbury
12 months
Y
Y

Entrance requirements

Occupational titles may include: Early childhood educator, Outside school hours care assistant, Playgroup supervisor, Recreation assistant, Family day care worker, Nanny, Childhood Educator, Mobile assistant and Childhood educator assistant.

Further study opportunities:

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will be on your way to a career as a Child Care Aide, Family Day Care Worker, Family Day Carer, Nanny, Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, and Play Group Assistant.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

 

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

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Page last updated January 18, 2021