CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care | KCA Education
CHC30121
CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
OVERVIEW

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 KCA Education.

COURSE CODE
CHC30121
CRICOS CODE
106861G
DURATION
52 weeks (40 study weeks and 12 break weeks*) (*Maximum break applies to courses crossing over the Christmas/New Year break Year break)
INTAKES
4 intakes per year – January, April, July, October
TIMETABLE
20 hours per week
Classroom lectures, workshops, tutorials and online studies
WORK PLACEMENT

This course requires you to complete 160 hours of supervised work placement in an approved registered organisation.

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CAREER INSIGHTS

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to pursue a career as a:

Nanny
Early Childhood Educator
Family Day Care Educator
Outside School Hours Educator
Playgroup Supervisor
FUTURE GROWTH
Very Strong

17.2% projected job growth in 5 years

Source: myskills.gov.au

WEEKLY PAY
$60,000

The most common salary is $60,000 for Early Childhood Educator

Source: myskills.gov.au

SATISFIED WITH TRAINING
93.1%

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Source: myskills.gov.au

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 the Working with Children Check in the state or territory you are planning to work in, prior to work placement.
  • Students must have vaccinations against infectious disease prior to work placement.
ASSESMENT

Our courses involve a combination of classroom and online learning, practical sessions, research and project work. 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? Enquire Now to get in touch with one of our international team members. Alternatively, you can email our International Admissions team at admissions@kca.edu.au.

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