CHC30113 - Certificate III in 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.

Possible job outcomes include:

  • Early childhood educator
  • Playgroup supervisor
  • Family day care worker
  • Nanny
  • Childhood Educator
  • Mobile assistant
  • Childhood educator assistant

Pathways from this qualification include studying any of the following qualifications:

  • CHC40113 - Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care


This qualification is made up of 18 units, 15 core and 3 electives.


CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety

(Currently offered in theTraineeship by the YMCA)

CHCECE012 - Support children to connect with their world
BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice



Traineeship Course Fees

Standard Rate:       $2,678.75   (include a resource fee of $160.00)
Concession Rate:      $911.75   (include a resource fee of $160.00)

School Based Traineeship: $0   (fully government funded)

Do you qualify for a concession? Click here to find out

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

    Last modified: Thursday, 27 June 2019, 11:27 AM