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COURSE CODE: CHC30121

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

INTAKES

Monthly

DURATION

52 weeks

Domestic / Permanent Resident FEES

$4,500

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

160 hours

CRICOS CODES

101710

NUMBER OF UNITS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Yes

What study modes are available?

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

*Domestic students are only required to attend practical & lecture sessions

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.

About this Course:

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.

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

AGE
18
GRADE
11
IELTS
6.0

Age

Minimum age of 18 years or turning 18 years old prior to commencement of the course

Education & Experience Requirements

Year 11 Australian Senior High School Certificate, or equivalent (e.g. completion of Year 12 or High School in the students home country) with full academic results.

English Language

Upper-Intermediate English (equivalent to 6.0 academic or general IELTS) or successful completion of college LLN Test

Required Identification

Photo ID and evidence of citizenship (international students must provide copy of passport)

Computer Skills & Equipment

Students on this course require computer access for learning purposes and to complete course assessments. As such, learners must have beginner/intermediate computing skills including use of Microsoft Office programmes, in addition to hardware requirements of a desktop or portable computer with keyboard, pointing device, speaker, web camera and microphone, and a broadband internet connection.

Additional Requirements

Students must be eligible to hold a Blue Card (must not have a criminal record). Applicants for this course must be able to make themselves available to undertake the industry placement that forms part of the training and assessment activity. Students must be fully vaccinated against COVID19 prior to undertaking placement.Specific Updates to English Language Requirements for Student Visas: General Student Visa: The minimum IELTS score has increased from 5.5 to 6 (or equivalent). Packaged ELICOS: The minimum IELTS score to undertake a packaged English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) program has increased from 4.5 to 5.0.

Further Information

Students who are unable to meet the academic or English language criteria may in some cases be eligble to undertake our Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test. Criteria may change at any time without notice. Additional English language requirements may apply to international applicants from non-English speaking backgrounds wishing to articulate on a visa package into a university programme. Students must be able to (and are required to) enrol, participate, demonstrate progression-of, and complete this course.

UNITS

CORE UNITS

Unit Code
Unit 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 UNITS

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

Intake Dates

  • 2024
    • AprilMonday, 15th
    • MayMonday, 13th
    • JuneMonday, 03rd
    • JulyMonday, 08th
    • AugustMonday, 05th
    • SeptemberMonday, 02nd
    • OctoberMonday, 14th
    • NovemberThursday, 14th
    • DecemberMonday, 02nd

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Course Information

Brisbane Campus (Ann Street) Tuition Fees

Course Name Course
Duration
Domestic / Permanent Resident Campus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 52 weeks $4,500 ANN GLD SBY Monthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $250
Material Fee: $250


Brisbane Campus (Ann Street) Study & Schedule

KEY:
Lecture (F2F Online)
Lecture (On-Campus)
Practical (Offsite)
Practical (On Campus)
Supervised Training (Face to Face)
Tutorial (F2F Online)
Tutorial (On Campus)
Session Recorded

Group A

MondayMon
TuesdayTue
WednesdayWed
Room 3
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tang Limang
ThursdayThu
Room 3
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fei Yu
FridayFri
Room 3
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fei Yu
SaturdaySat
SundaySun

Brisbane Campus (Ann Street) Course TRAINERS

Tang Limang

TBA

Fei Yu

Bachelor of early childhood, Bachelor of Teaching, Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.
Fei has been in early childhood field for more than 30 years. During the last 30 years, Fei played different roles within the early childhood field and have taught babies, toddlers, preschoolers, special needs children, refuge children, high school students studying certificate three in child care, and mature students studying certificate 3 and diploma in early childhood education and care in college.

Fei was a director for C&K kindergarten at rural area and a foundation director for kindergarten which was under Queensland government open new 240 Queensland wide kindergartens projects.

Brisbane Campus (Ann Street) Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

The NIET Group’s Ann Street Centre Campus, envisioned as a pinnacle of vocational training, stands as a premier institution in Brisbane, meticulously designed to meet the highest standards in child care, IT, aged care, and fashion training. This campus, located in the bustling heart of the city, boasts state-of-the-art facilities and resources, ensuring an immersive and cutting-edge learning experience for students.

In the child care and aged care sectors, the campus features realistic simulation environments, replicating real-world care settings to provide students with hands-on experience. The IT training facilities are equipped with the latest technology and software, fostering an environment of innovation and advanced learning. For fashion training, the campus offers modern design studios and workshops, equipped with industry-standard tools and materials, allowing students to explore and create with freedom and precision.

Central to NIET Group’s philosophy, the Ann Street Centre Campus prioritizes a student-centered approach, offering small class sizes for personalized attention, and access to experienced and industry-connected faculty. This approach ensures that graduates are not just academically proficient, but also industry-ready, armed with practical skills and a deep understanding of their respective fields. The campus is more than just a learning space; it’s a vibrant community where the leaders of tomorrow are nurtured and prepared for successful careers.

Session Locations

Ann Room 3
  • Projector
  • Multimedia Wall
  • Lecture Seating

NIET Group Ann Street Centre is the home of Charlton Brown vocational courses in Brisbane CBD, with a dedicated Fashion Lab, aged care and child care training facilities. With 10 massive classrooms and intimate breakout rooms.

Gold Coast Southport Campus Tuition Fees

Course Name Course
Duration
Domestic / Permanent Resident Campus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 52 weeks $4,500 ANN GLD SBY Monthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $250
Material Fee: $250


Gold Coast Southport Campus Study & Schedule

KEY:
Lecture (F2F Online)
Lecture (On-Campus)
Practical (Offsite)
Practical (On Campus)
Supervised Training (Face to Face)
Tutorial (F2F Online)
Tutorial (On Campus)
Session Recorded

Group A

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

Gold Coast Southport Campus 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.

Gold Coast Southport Campus 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

Hobart Sandy Bay Campus Tuition Fees

Course Name Course
Duration
Domestic / Permanent Resident Campus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 52 weeks $4,500 ANN GLD SBY Monthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $250
Material Fee: $250


Hobart Sandy Bay Campus Study & Schedule

KEY:
Lecture (F2F Online)
Lecture (On-Campus)
Practical (Offsite)
Practical (On Campus)
Supervised Training (Face to Face)
Tutorial (F2F Online)
Tutorial (On Campus)
Session Recorded

Group A

MondayMon
Room 405
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Adam Ren
TuesdayTue
Room 405
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Adam Ren
WednesdayWed
Room 405
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Adam Ren
ThursdayThu
FridayFri
SaturdaySat
SundaySun

Hobart Sandy Bay Campus 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.

Hobart Sandy Bay Campus 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 405
  • Projector
  • Desks
  • Childcare Training Aids

Room 405 is Charlton brown’s dedicated Childcare lab in Sandy Bay, with extensive interactive learning tools, multimedia presentation technology and extensive views across Hobart.

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

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

Lan Huong Luu
Early Childhood Education & Care student

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!

An effective teacher is one who directs, facilitates and manages the students’ learning process. Da Teng is one of them. I like his flexible teaching style, positive belief in the ability to solve translating problems, willingness and motivation to listen and caring for students.

 

Zhang Jing

I’m very happy with the service and education Charlton Brown provided! Alvin’s teaching was fun, creative and entertaining. He likes to talk about trending topics in the class. He’s also fast at answering any questions.

Rob Manz

Thanks to CB admin staff Shirley, Menu, and My teacher Fei, Beth and Fanny for providing the care and support. I’ll start working casually at a childcare centre soon after the placement. I’m extremely happy with my achievement!

 

Ping Lai

From our trainer Rudy to the fantastic online resources, super engaging lectures and the outstanding guest speakers – plus the 24/7 student support – there’s literally no better place to study. It’s incredible.

Nathaniel

I’ve been enjoying the course a lot. I gained the knowledge in the classroom and then apply it at workplace. The staff, the student services, they are all friendly and supportive.

 

Muni

I am very satisfied with CB.  I finished Cert III Individual Support and Cert IV Disability with trainer Jericho. He has been a superb help in completing my course.  Although he is strict on attendance and submission, he gives us flexibility in completing our assessments and offers free one-on-one consultation. He patiently explains to us the subjects we find difficult to understand.

CB admin team Menu and Shirley has been very wonderful in helping me with all my needs. I could not ask for a better educational institution in my studies here in Brisbane.

Milette Regalado

I highly recommend this course. Da Teng is very helpful and supportive to all students and thanks to him, I passed NAATI and became a certified translator. I also improved my English a lot from this course. It was a great learning experience.

 

Michy

I’m loving studying design at the institute – it’s fast-paced but the staff, the labs, the learning are awesome. The opportunity to start from scratch to design and market a clothing line is super exciting.

Mariana

I’ve been really improving my English, and I’m very excited to start high school in Australia.

 

Mao Masuda

I’m so lucky, I had a great time with amazing teachers in General English-Ms.Jessica and Ms.Jayne. They’re always supportive to us. I’ve learned a lot and I could improve my English skill with my class. I really appreciate their help.

 

Luna
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