COURSE CODE: CHC30113 | CRISCOS CODE: 095983C | Duration 52 weeks
CHC30113 | Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care
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 wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
There are no academic requirements for this qualification, however, Alpha International College requires that all students:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Have the physical capacity to work as an Early Childhood Educator
- Have a positive attitude and caring value towards children
- Pass a National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check
- Be willing to participate in a minimum of 120 hours of unpaid work placement
- International Students must have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent
|CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care/tuition fee||$8,000 (no concessions)|
|Course Enrolment/Application Fee||$500 (no refund / can be transferred)|
|National Police Check||$46.90 (required prior to enrolment)|
|Working with Children Check||$121.40(required prior to enrolment)|
|Withdrawal from Course||$150|
|Resubmission of Assessment||$20 (per unit)|
|Reissue of Certificate||$80 (per certificate)|
|Reissue of Statement of Attainment||$80 (per statement of attainment)|
*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
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 at least 6 weeks of 20 hours per week
- 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.
|#No||Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective||Hrs|
|1||CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core||60|
|2||CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||Core||40|
|3||CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||Core||80|
|4||CHCECE003||Provide care for children||Core||80|
|5||CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||Core||60|
|6||CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||Core||80|
|7||CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||Core||80|
|8||CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||Core||40|
|9||CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood||Core||100|
|10||CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||Core||100|
|11||CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice||Core||40|
|12||CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Core||60|
|13||HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||Core||20|
|14||HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||Core||40|
|15||CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Core||40|
|16||BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development||Elective*||40|
|17||CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people||Elective*||30|
|18||CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world||Elective*||40|
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:
|Face-to-Face Learning and assessments||1040|
|Home study (homework, projects, research)||52|
|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.
HOW TO APPLY
Please contact Alpha International College
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
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,
- 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).
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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.
Students will be provided 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
Students will need to ensure that they bring the appropriate stationary to their training including an A4 notebook and pens.
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