Course code: CHC30113
Course name: Certificate III in early Childhood Education and Care
Study area: Early Childhood Education
This Qualification will be delivered at the following locations:
9 Central Grove Broadmeadows 3047
Tel: 1300 436 487
Plenty of parking available at the car park at the front of the building.
Other places of delivery may be made available depending upon the requirements / group of learners
Duration: The program is designed to be delivered over 52 weeks.
Upon completion of the qualification you will have the skills and knowledge required to provide care for individual and groups of children. This includes planning activities facilitating their leisure and play, enabling children to achieve their developmental outcomes. You will learn to support the implementation of an approved learning framework; organisational policies procedures and profiles support, children’s wellbeing, learning and development.
Optimistic Futures promises the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of the AQF Certification documentation.
To students enrolled in the CHC30113 certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care are required to participate in a minimum of 120 hours practical placement with assessment required in all age group. Optimistic futures guarantees placement at our childcare facility (Bright Beginnings Family Day Care Centre) for students already employed with us. Students that are employed at other services will be able to complete their hours at their service providing it meets the requirements necessary to conduct assessment. Optimistic Futures can assist students who need to find alternate placement. Trainer/Assessor will visit your workplace for a minimum of 3 visits.
After success completion you may wish to apply for a range of career opportunities including.
|Early Childhood Educator||Family day care worker|
|Outside school hours care assistant||Nanny, reliever|
|Playgroup supervisor In-home respite worker||Childcare educator community worker|
|Recreation assistant||Childcare educator assistant|
We do not guarantee the desired outcome after successful completion of this qualification. Students are advised to undertake analysis of the market before deciding to start the course
Completion of 18 units (including 15 core units and 3 elective units)
|Unit Code||Unit Descriptor||Funded Hours||Nominal Hours|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||20||20|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||20||35|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||55||75|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||40||90|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||63||80|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||35||60|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||60||60|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children||70||70|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||70||90|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||70||80|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||25||50|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||70||80|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children of early childhood||70||80|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice||40||60|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||40||60|
|Unit Code||Unit Descriptor||Funded Hrs||Nominal Hrs|
|CHCECE014||Comply with family day care administration requirements||30||50|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||120||120|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world||40||60|
Note: Optimistic Futures has chosen these Electives based on industry consultation.
Showing Competence in all assessment is a necessary part of this program to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge set out in the competency standards. Optimistic futures will be conducting of realistic workplace tasks, project, knowledge tests, case studies, feedback from supervisors.
On fulfilling the requirements, an AQF Qualification in CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be issued to learners within 30 days of completion of the qualification. Students completing units but not completing the qualification will be issued with Statement of Attainment detailing the units that have been completed successfully
Blended mode: Classroom Delivery and Practical Work Placement.
Each participant enrolling in a course will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number to obtain their certificate or qualification when studying nationally recognised training in Australia. A USI gives you access to your online USI account which will help keep all your training records together. Certificates and Statements of Attainment cannot be issued without this number.
Once a student receives a satisfactory result for all required assessment tasks a competent (C) outcome will be awarded for the entire unit. The student must demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in each unit before receiving a competent outcome.
These competencies have been drawn from the nationally endorsed industry training package the Community Services Training Package (CHC). Upon successful completion of the training and assessment, the qualification CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be issued. A transcript listing all units of competency will also be issued. The qualification and units of competency are nationally recognised and provide individuals with a valuable qualification that can be applied throughout Australia and the wider children’s services community.
Applicants can apply for recognition of prior learning of their existing skills and knowledge that are relevant to the units of competency within the program. These skills and knowledge may have been obtained through workplace training or experience and may reduce the number of unitsrequired to be completed during the program. Students are encouraged to notify Optimistic Futures of their interest or intention to apply for RPL prior to their enrolment.
Applicants can apply for a credit transfer for any units successfully completed, as part of AQF qualification, at any other Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or TAFE. Credit transfers will be granted upon the receipt of sufficient evidence to support the application prior to the commencement of training.
Detailed student information is available within our Student Handbook (available on our website) which is supplied with the enrolment package.
This Booklet contains important information about a student’s rights and obligations such as their right to privacy, a safe training environment and the right to complaint or appeal an assessment decision. It is important that persons applying for enrolment must have had reviewed this information first.
Students are expected to bring a notebook/note pad, Pen (either blue or black), /snacks (some eateries are also located nearby should you wish to buy your lunch/snacks).
Students may bring a laptop to take note or do the assessment in electronic form.
If student have any complaint against Optimistic policies, procedure, staff, fellow students, assessments, marking or learning resources, they can obtain complaint form from reception and launch their complaint formally.
For further information about the complaints and appeal process, please refer to student handbook or speak to one of our staff.
(P) 1300 436 487
(M) 0425 853 732
Eligibility for Concession Rate to be eligible for the concession rate, you must hold on of the following:
Please provide a copy of this prior to commencing the training. If you need to apply for a HCC, please ask us for a form or visit your local Centrelink office. You will need to apply as soon as possible and provide a copy to recruitment or the trainer before your course commences.
Concessions also apply for;
Students are eligible to cancel their enrolment by placing a formal notice of cancellation in writing to the CEO (Letter or email) within 10 business days of enrolment, without attracting a cancellation fee, unless the student has already commenced the training.
For information about the refund policy please refers to the student handbook, find it on our website under 'Student Information' section or speak to one of our friendly customer services staff.
Mode of Payment: - Both cash and card are accepted.
Initial Deposit: - A deposit of $500 is required to secure your vacancy, unless paying in full
Details of fees: - (Subject to change)
|Qualification||Concession Card Holder Fee (20% of the standard Tuition Fee)||Concession Hourly Tuition Fees||No Concession Card or Job Seeker Fee||No Concession Hourly Tuition Fees||Job Seeker with referral||Government Contribution (Approximate)|
|CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care||Tuition=$100.00||N/A||Tuition=$500.00||N/A||Tuition=$500.00||$6216|
|FEE FOR SERVICE – NON-GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES TRAINING VICTORIA|
|Indicative Fees: $6216|
This Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, for further information please call us on 1300 436 487
If you are going through financial hardship, please contact us for further information.
Our Head Offices are:
|Broadmeadows Branch||Campbellfield Branch||Shepparton Branch|
|9 Central Grove Broadmeadows 3047||4/1447-1451 Sydney Road Campbellfield 3061||54 Macintosh St, Shepparton|
|T: 1300 436 487||T:1300 436 487||T: 1300 436 487|
9 Central Grove, Broadmeadows, VIC 3047
54 Macintosh Street, Shepparton, VIC 3630
4/1447-1451 Sydney Road, Campbellfield, VIC 3061
1300 436 487