CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Description

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.

You will 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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Prospective students are required to undergo a pre training review session before enrolment and have a complete an ACSF Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment

Pathways from the Qualification: CHC50113

Diploma Of Early Childhood Education and Care

Career Opportunities:

    • Early Childhood Educator

    • Family Day Care Educator

    • Nanny

    • Before and After School Care Assistant

Work Placement:

Students will undertake 120 hours minimum of work placement at an approved Early Childhood provider. If a student is unable to find appropriate work placement Hammond Institute will assist in finding the work placements.

Qualification Structure:

Total number of units = 18

    • 15 core units

    • 3 elective units


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

Electives units may vary depending on the requirements. The elective units will be discussed prior to the enrolment.

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