CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Queensford College

Entry Requirements

Students must provide academic evidence of satisfactory completion of Year 11 or equivalent.

For Mature Age students who do not hold any qualification, they must pass the Internal LLN / English Placement test.

English Language Proficiency Level

student must provide evidence of attaining an overall IELTS score of 5.5 bands or equivalent scores on a similar test (such as TOEFL, PTE etc.); or

A Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is conducted on all entrants prior to enrolment into the program to ensure that Queensford College can support each student throughout the program.

Course Details

To work in child care you must have, or be actively working towards, at least a Certificate III qualification. 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.

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

  • Organise personal work priorities and development to ensure effectiveness in the workplace
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety and develop cultural competence
  • Ensure the health and safety of children and provide care for children and provide healthy food and drinks
  • Support behaviour of children and young people and develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice and support the holistic development of children in early childhood
  • Support children to connect with their world and use information about children to inform practice
  • Work legally and ethically, identify and respond to children and young people at risk and participate in work health and safety

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Child Care Assistant
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Child Care Worker
  • Nanny
  • Recreation Assistant

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Level of Study: Certificate III

CRICOS Course Code: 107130A

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 5.5

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