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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

INTAKES

Monthly

DURATION

52 Weeks

DOMESTIC FEES

$3,500

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

160 hours

COURSE / CRICOS CODES

CHC30121 / 0101710

NUMBER OF UNITS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Yes

Explore Course by campus:
Brisbane Gold Coast Sandy Bay Hobart

What study modes are available?

  • Entirely On-Campus
  • Entirely Online (Face to Face)
  • Entirely Online (Self-study)
  • Mixed Mode (Part On-Campus & Online)
20 CONTACT HOURS PER WEEK*

*International students undertake supervised self-study to meet the required minimum of 20 hours a week.

Explore Course by campus:
Brisbane Gold Coast Sandy Bay Hobart

This course 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.

Course Description

Help children develop and grow with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care. This course teaches students to work within requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. You will learn to care for the emotional and physical well-being of children, provide first aid to children in education and care settings, and develop respectful relationships with children.

They support the implementation of an approved learning framework and support children’s well-being, learning, and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

This course requires a minimum of 120 hours to be completed in a registered and licensed children’s service over the period of the qualification. Placement must occur for the full duration of the study period.

What You’ll Learn:

  • support the implementation of an approved learning framework
  • support children’s well-being, learning, and development
  • assist with young children’s health, safety, and care needs
  • nappy changing, toileting, maintaining clean and hygienic environments
  • interactions with parents

Career Outcomes


Our graduates work with industry leaders

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

  • 16 years old or above;
  • Australian Year 11 high school certificate or overseas equivalent;
  • Pass CB LLN Test;
  • Basic Computer skills;

ENGLISH

(International student only)

  • IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent; or
  • Pass CB entry test;

TRAINING PLAN

Teach students how to design the ECEC programmer, learn children’s development stage of social , emotional, language, cogitative and physical. Learn how to play with children. Learn children’s brain development. Learn how to look after and provide strategies for children who are a special need children, learn to provide safe environment for children and how to design the environment for children to play. learn how to feed babies, how to changing nappies, learn how to be a director of centre. learn how to interact with families, learn how to respect different culture, learn Government policy for ECEC. learn how to be a professional ECEC worker. Learn how to provide healthy food for children from 0 to 6. Learn how to identify children in the risk and how can we help them.

Learn how to meet Government compliance for child care centre. Learn how to be a creative professional. learn how to engaging children learning through play. another unique is about students can use the knowledge learnt from ECEC to benefit own family needs.

UNIT

CORE UNIT

Course Code
Course Name
CHCECE030 
Support inclusion and diversity 
CHCECE031 
Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing 
CHCECE032 
Nurture babies and toddlers 
CHCECE033 
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children 
CHCECE034 
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice 
CHCECE035 
Support the holistic learning and development of children 
CHCECE036 
Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning 
CHCECE037 
Support children to connect with the natural environment 
CHCECE038 
Observe children to inform practice 
CHCECE054 
Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures 
CHCECE055 
Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care 
CHCECE056 
Work effectively in children’s education and care 
CHCPRT001 
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk 
HLTAID012 
Provide First Aid in an education and care setting 
HLTWHS001 
Participate in workplace health and safety 

ELECTIVE UNIT

Course Code
Course Name
CHCPRP003 
Reflect on and improve own professional practice 
CHCDIV001 
Work with diverse people 

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Course Information

Brisbane Intake Dates

Standard Queensland Monthly Course Intake Dates:
3/1/22, 7/2/22, 7/3/22, 4/4/22, 2/5/22, 6/6/22, 4/7/22, 1/8/22, 5/9/22, 3/10/22, 7/11/22, 5/12/22

Recommended Course Intake Dates for University Articulation:
Griffith University: 7/3/22, 4/7/22, 7/11/22
UTAS: 7/2/22, 4/7/22
Torrens University: 7/2/22, 2/5/22, 5/9/22

Note: information provided for guidance only, may change without notice.


Brisbane Tuition Fees

Course NameCourse
Duration
Campus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care52 WeeksBNE GLD SBYMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200


Brisbane Study & Schedule

KEY:
Offsite Practical
On-Campus Consultation
On-Campus Practical
On-campus Theory
Online Consultation
Online F2F Theory
Supervised Hours
Session Recorded

Group A

MondayMon
TuesdayTue
WednesdayWed
Room 5
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Nicole Hicks
aXcelerate Online
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBA
ThursdayThu
FridayFri
aXcelerate Online
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
TBA
SaturdaySat
SundaySun

Brisbane Course TRAINERS

Nicole Hicks

I have worked in the VET industry with RTO’s for the last 6 years, after working in the Early Years Learning sector for over 16 years in various roles previously.

I enjoy engaging with adult learners from around the world, and seeing their skills, confidence and knowledge develop throughout the course. In my down time – I love reading, being on the water, and travelling.

TBA

Brisbane Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

Overlooking King George Square in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, NIET Group Brisbane Centre features 10 tutorial rooms, two lecture theatres, library and digital media lab, alongside modern computer lab & large open recreation & study spaces. The campus is just metres from major bus and train terminals, extensive retail & accommodation options.

Level 4, 102 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, 4000

Session Locations

Brisbane Room 5
  • Cot
  • Changing Table
  • Creative Resources
  • Multimedia Smart Board

With extensive views over King George Square, students also have access to our dedicated childcare training lab.

Axcelerate
  • Online Learning Portal

Our online learning portal, aXcelerate, is where you will find your assessments and study materials – it’s a fun environment to complete your “Supervised Hours” online as part of your self study.

It’s also the place where you connect with your trainer, ask any questions and get help with your studies! 🥳

Gold Coast Intake Dates

Standard Queensland Monthly Course Intake Dates:
3/1/22, 7/2/22, 7/3/22, 4/4/22, 2/5/22, 6/6/22, 4/7/22, 1/8/22, 5/9/22, 3/10/22, 7/11/22, 5/12/22

Recommended Course Intake Dates for University Articulation:
Griffith University: 7/3/22, 4/7/22, 7/11/22
UTAS: 7/2/22, 4/7/22
Torrens University: 7/2/22, 2/5/22, 5/9/22

Note: information provided for guidance only, may change without notice.


Gold Coast Tuition Fees

Course NameCourse
Duration
Campus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care52 WeeksBNE GLD SBYMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200


Gold Coast Study & Schedule

KEY:
Offsite Practical
On-Campus Consultation
On-Campus Practical
On-campus Theory
Online Consultation
Online F2F Theory
Supervised Hours
Session Recorded

Group A

MondayMon
TuesdayTue
Room 11
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nicole Hicks
WednesdayWed
aXcelerate Online
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBA
ThursdayThu
FridayFri
aXcelerate Online
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBA
SaturdaySat
SundaySun

Gold Coast Course TRAINERS

Nicole Hicks

I have worked in the VET industry with RTO’s for the last 6 years, after working in the Early Years Learning sector for over 16 years in various roles previously.

I enjoy engaging with adult learners from around the world, and seeing their skills, confidence and knowledge develop throughout the course. In my down time – I love reading, being on the water, and travelling.

TBA

Gold Coast Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

Nestled along Queensland’s most iconic coastline, our Gold Coast Centre is a study and recreation paradise, just minutes from the surf, gigantic shopping malls & a wealth of attractions.

1 Nerang Street, Southport

Session Locations

Gold Coast Room 11
  • Cot
  • Changing Table
  • Creative Resources
  • Multimedia Smart TV

Combined lecture space and practical lab

Axcelerate
  • Online Learning Portal

Our online learning portal, aXcelerate, is where you will find your assessments and study materials – it’s a fun environment to complete your “Supervised Hours” online as part of your self study.

It’s also the place where you connect with your trainer, ask any questions and get help with your studies! 🥳

Sandy Bay Hobart Intake Dates


Sandy Bay Hobart Tuition Fees

Course NameCourse
Duration
Campus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care52 WeeksBNE GLD SBYMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200


Sandy Bay Hobart Study & Schedule

KEY:
Offsite Practical
On-Campus Consultation
On-Campus Practical
On-campus Theory
Online Consultation
Online F2F Theory
Supervised Hours
Session Recorded

Group A

MondayMon
Room 460
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adam Ren
Room 460
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Adam Ren
TuesdayTue
Room 460
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adam Ren
Room 460
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Adam Ren
WednesdayWed
aXcelerate Online
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBA
ThursdayThu
FridayFri
SaturdaySat
SundaySun

Sandy Bay Hobart Course TRAINERS

Adam Ren

I have a strong passion working with children and believe that adults can make a huge
impact on a child’s learning and development. A qualified educator is someone who is . patient, kind, and gentle plus professional knowledge and skills in working with
My interests include traveling in Australia, bush walking, jogging and reading. I have nearly 3 years childcare working experience. In addition, I have been teaching at tertiary institutes for more than 15 years.

TBA

Sandy Bay Hobart Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

Our group’s Hobart Sandy Bay campus is nestled in the University of Tasmania’s sprawling campus on the river Derwent, incorporating 10 large lecture and tutorial rooms, breakout room and lab, each with an expansive view across Hobart.

Session Locations

Sandy Bay Room 460
  • Desks
  • Projector

Expansive top floor teaching space with extensive views across Hobart through a thicket of gum trees.

Axcelerate
  • Online Learning Portal

Our online learning portal, aXcelerate, is where you will find your assessments and study materials – it’s a fun environment to complete your “Supervised Hours” online as part of your self study.

It’s also the place where you connect with your trainer, ask any questions and get help with your studies! 🥳

Here's what our Early Childhood Education & Care students think

See why more than 20,000 students have chosen Charlton Brown

Lan Hương Lưu
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
After completing the work placement, I received a job offer at a renowned childcare centre in Hobart.
I would like to thank my trainer Adam for providing a huge amount of support and encouragement during the course.

Why study with ?

Very Affordable.

Our low fees are designed to make education accessible to all students, and we provide a range of funding options, and customised payment schedules.

Lots of Pathway Options.

We offer more than 200 different package and pathway options to award-winning Australian universities, like Griffith, Bond and UTAS.

Accessible Entry Requirements.

Our college caters to learners of all academic backgrounds and English levels, with a huge range of free study support and tutoring options.

Just the education you need.

Our hyper-focused, student-support-heavy training programmes are designed to get students out into industry, with exactly the skills that industry demand.

How do I apply?

Our application process is free, easy & there’s no obligation.

1

Submit an Application

It’s free, takes around 5 minutes, and helps our team make sure you’re eligible. If you have any questions, for example around how to pay, funding, schedule, placement etc, ask them at the same time.
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2

Accept your letter of offer

Our team will send you a letter of offer for you to accept. Sign and send it back, pay your enrolment fee, then our Admissions Team will send you an onboarding pack, provide Student Learning Portal access and introduce you to your trainer. Welcome onboard!

I’ve had a really fantastic time studying with the college – our training team are really personable and give us a really in-depth and industry-relevant training experience – both in terms of learning to cook, but also running a kitchen.

Rahul Maharjan

My trainer Richard Kim provided great support and care when I was sick due to the pandemic. Richard gave me extra time on assignments. He also explained every topic with great patience. I consider myself extremely lucky to be his student.

Dhruv Dev

Yashi is amazing! She has years of experience in community services. Her class is engaging and interactive. Her assistance and guidance in my studies have improved my confidence in getting a job in the field.

Karent Camacho

During my work placement at Edge Early Learning Centre, I was promoted to lead educator! I thoroughly enjoyed studying at Charlton Brown – easy access to ECEC resources, constructive feedback on the assessments, and tons of help and encouragement from my trainer Fei Yu.

Zhuang Yuci

Great learning experience! A very welcoming environment with a great location in Hobart City! Huge thanks to trainer Jean for his enthusiasm and dedication.

Rajitha Pathum

After completing the work placement, I received a job offer at a renowned childcare centre in Hobart. I would like to thank my trainer Adam for providing a huge amount of support and encouragement during the course.

Lan Huong Luu

Thank you for the great service and guidance in educating students. I finished my certificate in this college because they’re very helpful and professional.

Franchezca Israel

Words cannot express accurately enough how grateful I am for having Fanny as my trainer during most of my Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. The level of her service delivery was above and beyond my expectations, as well as her ethics and the knowledge and skill set she kindly shared with her students, always with a positive attitude, broad smile and gentleness that are her trademark.

Angelica Okawa

Teachers and general staff are always willing to attend our needs, tutoring, questions or even basic documents from reception. The campus is organised and clean. Library, learning materials and even the kitchen are always available for student’s use. I feel comfortable studying here and supported by my teachers. Having chosen to study Childcare at Charlton Brown has being a great decision. Thank you Fanny and Fei for your constant support both in theory assessments!

Dayhan Torres
Patricia Charlton Brown

Charlton Brown’s trainers are excellent, helping me throughout my Certificate III in Early Childhood Education with incredible examples from the industry, blending their experience and background into the lessons; it really makes the training engaging.

Patricia R
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