COURSE CODE: CHC30113 | Duration 52 weeks

CHC30113 | Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

COURSE DETAILS

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no academic requirements for this qualification, however, Alpha International College requires that all students: 

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Pass a National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.
  • Be willing to participate in a minimum of 120 hours of unpaid work placement.
  • All students must participate in an LLN assessment to demonstrate student’s strengths in language, literacy and numeracy.
COURSE FEES

COURSE FEES

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care$5,950 (no concessions)
Course Enrolment/ Application Fee$250 (no refund / can be transferred)

ADDITIONAL FEES

National Police Check$34 (required prior to enrolment)
Working with Children Check$102.70 (required prior to enrolment)
Text Books$140

ADMINISTRATION FEES 

Resubmission of Assessment$20 (per unit)
Reissue of Certificate or Statement of Attainment(SOA)$80 (per certificate or SOA)

*All payments can be made either by Cheque, Cash or Direct Deposit. Once you have completed and submitted your enrolment form to our office, we will provide an invoice detailing all payment options

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course is structured to ensure that students receive adequate training in CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. This includes:

  • 52 weeks of classroom-based training of 20 hours face-to-face delivery per week
  • In addition, students are observed in the workplace over a period of 120 hours
  • Students will also have 4 x 2 week breaks throughout the course duration

The qualification is made up of 18 units of competency which consists of 15 core units and 3 elective units that have been chosen by Alpha International College based on industry requirements.

#NoUnit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveHrs
1CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore60
2CHCECE001Develop cultural competenceCore40
3CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of childrenCore80
4CHCECE003Provide care for childrenCore80
5CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCore60
6CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlersCore80
7CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCore80
8CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCore40
9CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodCore100
10CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children’s play and learningCore100
11CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practiceCore40
12CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk1Core60
13HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingCore20
14HLTWHS001Participate in work health and safetyCore40
15CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCore40
16BSBWOR301Organise personal work prioritiesElective*40
17CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young peopleElective*30
18CHCECE012Support children to connect with their worldElective*40
19CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviourElective*40

 

VOLUME OF LEARNING

The volume of learning allocated to a qualification will vary depending on the level of the qualification and the experience and competency of the student. As per the Australian Quality Framework, students must complete the allocated hours for the qualification they are undertaking in order to achieve competency. If the student applies for Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer, the volume of learning may be reduced. The hours that make up the volume of learning for CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care are:

Categories Hours
Face-to-Face Learning and assessments 1040
Home study (homework, projects, research) 52
Work Placement 120
Total Volume of Learning 1212*

*The total volume of learning for a Certificate III level qualification must be at least 1200 hours. These hours do not include breaks.

INTAKE

2019

28 January

22 April

15 July

14 October

2020

27 January

20 April

14 July

12 October

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HOW TO APPLY

Please contact Alpha International College 

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
ASSESSMENT METHODS
REFUND POLICY
IDENTIFICATION OF STUDENT NEEDS AND SUPPORT
RESOURCES
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for RPL. Students who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer. RPL evidence must include some of the following:

  • Work experience
  • Life experience
  • Previous study
  • Professional development programs

If you wish to apply for RPL or Credit Transfer, please notify Alpha International College  on the Enrolment form

ASSESSMENT METHODS

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess required skills and knowledge for each unit of competency. These may include but not limited to may be:

  • Written assessments, 
  • Portfolio of Evidence, 
  • Practical assessments, 
  • Projects, 
  • Assignments 
  • Presentations. 
  • Demonstrations in the workplace

 

Students will be notified in advance of the time and form of an assessment. As this is a competency-based training, the outcome of the student assessment will be deemed Competent (C ) or Not Yet Competent (NYC).

REFUND POLICY

To view our refunds policy and procedures, please click on the below link.

Fees, Charges and Refund Policy and Procedure

IDENTIFICATION OF STUDENT NEEDS AND SUPPORT

Student needs are declared by the applicant at the time of enrolment: the application form allows the applicant to self-declare where they have learning disabilities.  Every student is interviewed either face-to-face or over the telephone to attempt to establish the applicant skill and knowledge levels, their current employment and how that relates to the course content and interaction.

Where language, literacy, and numeracy are in question, Alpha International College has a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment they may undertake to confirm their level of language, literacy and numeracy skills.  Reasonable adjustment to training and assessment will be made and additional support (e.g. LLN, assistive technology, additional training, alternative delivery and assessment modes and methods) provided where students with physical attributes or specific learning needs are identified as requiring these changes to complete their training and assessment.

RESOURCES

Students will provide with the following resources required to complete the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care:

  • Learner Guide
  • Course Handouts
  • Childcare Equipment and Resources
  • Assessment resources

Students will need to ensure that they bring the appropriate stationary to their training including an A4 notebook and pens.

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