To work in Early Childhood Education and Care you are required to have an Education and Care qualification. Our Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will teach you how to care for children, nurture their development, and ensure their environment is safe and supportive. You will also learn how to interpret a child’s profile to plan their learning experiences and provide care and education to them.

Our 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. With 184,000 jobs expected to open in childcare over the next five years, there is no better time to be a part of this growing industry. Secure your future with Kirana Colleges Australia.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to pursue job opportunities such as;

  • Nanny
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Outside School Hours Educator
  • Playgroup Supervisor

Course Code: CHC30113
CRICOS Code: 094465M
Fee: $10,250

Includes a $250 non-refundable enrolment fee and a $500 material and resources fee.
Duration: 52 Weeks (40 study weeks and up to 12 break weeks)
Entry Requirements:

  • International students must be at least 18 years of age
  • Students must demonstrate English language proficiency at IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Students must have an Australian Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Students must pass Working With Children/Vulnerable People Check (including Police Clearance) in the state or territory you are planning to work in, prior to work placement

Intakes: January, April, July and October.

Timetable: 20 hours per week, including classroom, online learning and work placement.

Work Placement: This course requires 120 hours of supervised work placement in a regulated child care service, where access to children of varying ages between the years of 0-6 is available.

Assessment: Our courses involve a combination of classroom and online learning, practical sessions, research and project work, plus work placement in a registered education and care organisation. Students are required to attend classroom-based face-to-face training and to study online in their own time. We utilise a range of assessment methods, including role plays, written assessments, skills demonstration, projects, presentations, training records and work samples for the assessment of competency.

Recognition of prior learning:
You may apply to have previous courses, formal qualifications, knowledge, work experience and/or life experiences assessed for credit or exemption towards this course. Please contact us for more information.

Ready to enrol? Go to our CONTACT page to get in touch with one of our international team members. Alternatively, you can email our International Admissions team at