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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

CHC30113

  • Work through this Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care when it suits you
  • To work in child care you must have, or be actively working towards, at least a Certificate III qualification
  • Study online & complete your course while working

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Prerequisites

None

Location

Online

Work placement

120 hours in total

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 24 hrs a week = finish in 1 year, 17 hrs a week = finish in 18 months). Complete within 18 months.
Study mode

Online

Assessment
Assignment & work placement
Start date

Enrol anytime.

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Provider
OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Why SEEK Learning?

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Our expertise and understanding of the job market means SEEK Learning is your go-to for advice on the right course for your career.

Payment options

12-month interest free payment plan

Terms & conditions apply

No deposit, and pay no interest for the first 12 months.
Pay over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

or Upfront payment

Course price $4,495 AUD

Prerequisites

There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Child development and care
  • Play and creative experience
  • Professional skill development
  • Health and safety
  • Family and culture

Work placement

This certificate includes 120 hours of professional work placement, to be completed in one session at the end of your course. You will need to arrange your own work placement.

At least 40 of these hours need to take place in a setting with infants in the 0-2 age range. You will need to arrange your own work placement. 

Course structure

18 units

Core units

  1. CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence

  2. CHCECE007 - Develop positive & respectful relationships with children

  3. CHCECE002 - Ensure the health & safety of children

  4. CHCPRT001 - Identify & respond to children & young people at risk

  5. HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health & safety

  6. CHCECE004 - Promote & provide healthy food & drink

  7. CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies & toddlers

  8. CHCECE003 - Provide care for children

  9. CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play & learning

  10. CHCECE012 - Support children to connect with their world

  11. CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

  12. CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

  13. CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice

  14. CHCECE026 - Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education & care for children

  15. BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development

  16. CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

  17. CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically

  18. HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education & care setting

First aid requirement:
This course requires you to complete a first aid course. You will need to organise to complete this training through an RTO such as St Johns Ambulance or Australian Red Cross. OTEN can also deliver this course to local students for an additional commercial fee. 

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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