Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and CareCourse Code: CHC30113Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Get started on the career of your dreams with a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. NSW law requires that to work in this industry, you must have, or be actively working towards, at least an approved certificate III level education and care qualification.  This Certificate will teach you how to care for children, nurture their development and make sure their environment is safe and supportive.

  • Studying Online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Student Assistance Program
  • Funding Available
  • Learning Method

    Classroom / Distance/Correspondence / Online / Work-based / Assessment for each unit of competency
  • Duration

    This course can be completed in 6 – 18 months.
  • RTO's

    This course can be delivered through our Registered Training Organisations Kirana Training Pty Ltd RTO ID 52247 and Access Training Institute Pty Ltd RTO ID 91498.

Course Requirements

To achieve a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, a total of 18 units of competency must be completed 15 core units, plus 3 elective units.

Qualification Pathway

Upon successful completion of this qualification you may continue your studies and undertake the following:

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education And Care 

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to pass a Working with Children/Vulnerable People Check (including Police Clearance) in the state or territory that they are working in prior to commencing work placement.

Student Selection Process

The student selection process is designed to ensure that students or trainees are enrolled in the qualification that best meets their needs.

Selection criteria will take into account various factors when deciding upon which students/trainees will be offered places in the program including;

  • The student or trainee needs and desired outcomes
  • The ability and commitment of the student or trainee to complete the course;
  • Eligibility requirements listed in the applicable National Training Package;
  • Students existing ability in the ACSF core skills, (learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy)

Students or trainees not meeting these requirements will be directed to more suitable qualifications or skill development programs.

After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Nanny
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Outside School Hours Care Educator
  • Playgroup Supervisor


Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCCSM005Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversity
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCCCS009Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023Support independence and well being
CHCCM503CDevelop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management
CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programs
CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCCOM003Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCOM302DCommunicate appropriately with clients and colleagues
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children


Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCCCS001Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCOM201CCommunicate with people accessing the services of the organisation

Work Placement

To be assessed as competent in this qualification, students are required to undertake 160 hours of supervised work placement in a regulated child care service which caters for children aged between 0-6. A minimum of 120 hours of this work placement will need to be completed specifically with babies 0-2 of age. In all work placement settings, students must have a minimum Diploma trained staff member supervising them throughout the work placement hours.

ACT Skilled Capital – for students residing in ACT

This qualification can be funded to eligible students through ACT Skilled Capital, a subsidised training program offered by the ACT Government. Skilled Capital funding is available through our Registered Training Organisation: Kirana Training Pty Ltd RTO ID 52247. Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments.

ACT Skilled Capital Funding Eligibility


Queensland Certificate 3 Guarantee – for students residing in Queensland

Funding for this qualification may be available through the Certificate 3 Guarantee , a subsidised training program offered by the QLD Government. Certificate 3 Guarantee funding for this qualification is available to eligible students through our Registered Training Organisations: Kirana Training Pty Ltd RTO ID 52247, Access Training Institute Pty Ltd RTO ID 91498, Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd RTO ID 32142 and Learning Lab Pty Ltd RTO ID 91314.

Queensland Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding Eligibility


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