CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. They support children’s wellbeing, and development in the context of an approved learning framework. Educators use a range of well-developed skills and knowledge using discretion and judgment when carrying out their work in the context of established policies and procedures. They may work independently or under the guidance of others, though in some contexts that guidance may not be on-site.

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Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 160 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.

KKTC will ensure you receive the most current industry skills and knowledge through a supportive learning environment and modern, interactive materials.

It has been mandated in QLD, Victoria and NSW to be double vaccinated for early childhood educators.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
  • Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • Use information about children to inform practice
  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

Certification

  • By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF qualification.

Course Assessment

The method of assessment varies and can include (but is not limited to):

  • Online assessments
  • Observations
  • Written and verbal questions
  • Case studies
  • Practical work-based support and training
  • Practical work-based assessments

Careers

  • Early childhood educator
  • Outside school hours care assistant
  • Playgroup supervisor
  • Recreation assistant
  • Family day care worker
  • Nanny
  • Childhood educator
  • Mobile assistant
  • Childhood educator assistant

Delivery Methods

  • On-campus – During 2022, we will offer classes on the Gold Coast, subject to COVID protocols.
  • Workplace – training, assessment and mentoring will be conducted at the students’ workplace across QLD, most regions of NSW including Northern Rivers (Tweed to Byron), Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Mudgee region, Central Coast, Sydney and Wollongong. In Victoria, we support training, assessment and mentoring in the Melbourne metropolitan region and Geelong. For those new to the sector, KKTC will set up the vocational placement shortly after enrolment at a childcare centre close to home in all of these regions.
  • The theory elements in the units are delivered through what we believe to be the best learning platform on the training market and students benefit from this system. All units have been written by KKTC and the learning experience is dynamic with video content, case studies and great resources (PDF’s and downloadable guides)
  • The platform is dynamic so the experience is as good as it gets – touch of a button, responsive, easy to navigate
  • As soon students submit an assessment, it is delivered electronically to our trainers for marking so the experience of progression with training is seamless (no waiting for assessments, mailing, scanning etc)
  • We focus heavily on the practical skills development in our relationship with our students so not only are the assessments designed to aid their theoretical knowledge but the practical skills development is of critical importance (as this is what our sector needs!)

Locations

  • KKTC is a nationally accredited RTO.
  • We offer centre based training in the following States at this point in time:
    • Queensland
    • NSW
    • Victoria (Traineeships offered under 3rd Party Agreement with Wodonga Institute of TAFE. – RTO: 3097)

Duration

  • CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care has an estimated duration of 12 to 18 months

Requirements

  • Successful applicants for this course will be required to obtain a Working with Children’s Check for both Victoria and NSW or a Blue Card in QLD.
  • Successful applicants for this course will be required to provide evidence of immunisation records (for placement).
  • Once you submit an enrolment (application) for this course you will receive a separate email from LLN Robot to complete a Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral and Numeracy test online.
  • Your LLN Assessment will need to be completed in one sitting and shortly after you have received it, your enrolment application will be processed.
  • Note: Completion of and passing the LLN Robot Assessment does not guarantee a place in the course at KKTC.
  • Students are required to have a laptop or iPAD and an internet connection to access the theory units.
  • Students are required to have read the college student handbook prior to enrolment.

When You Can Enrol

  • We accept a rolling intake and will have you started very shortly.

How to Enrol

  • Start by downloading a course guide.
  • From there you will be sent email instructions.
  • Alternatively, please feel free to contact our Student Services team on 1300 048 133 or email admin@kktc.com.au

Schedule of Units – CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  1. Core Units
    • 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 people’s culture
    • 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
  2. Elective Units
    • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Pathway to Tertiary Education

A KKTC diploma can qualify you for entry into a Griffith University or Southern Cross University Bachelor Degree.

If you hold a completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Advanced Diploma or Diploma you can use it to gain entry when applying for university study through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Email the College at admin@kktc.com.au for further details regarding qualifications offered by these Universities and credits that may be applied.

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After finishing my diploma I can now thank KKTC for providing the best style of training possible - with everything online now it made it easier for me to prioritise certain parts of my assessments due to the way it is all set out. I will definitely be recommending KKTC to anyone wanting to study early childhood.

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Our partnership with Kool Kids Training College enables our team members at Only About Children to gain the relevant knowledge and skills while obtaining their Early Childhood qualifications. The team of dedicated and skilled trainers are committed to supporting each individual throughout their learning journey, guiding them to successfully become qualified in Early Childhood Education and Care.

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