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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30121)

This Fee-Free course will suit people seeking employment in the Early Childhood Education sector or workers who are required to gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Childcare is extremely gratifying; every day is not alike, and you get to
be a part of a community that helps children learn, grow, and develop to
their greatest potential.

Working as a childcare provider, you can give children a good start in life
by assisting them in developing social skills in a safe and caring
atmosphere that fosters learning through play.

* Witness children growth and development
* Collaboration with co-workers
* Continual educational growth within yourself
* Partnership with families

Working in the childcare sector can be a fantastic experience. Children
are truly amazing, and it is a joy to see them grow, play, and achieve their

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**Course Outline**

This course is designed to prepare students for work as an assistant in Centre Based Care, Occasional Care, Pre-school Centres, Family Day Care and other Children’s Services settings.
This entry level qualification covers workers who use organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
The course suits people seeking employment in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector or workers who are required to gain a nationally recognised qualification.

**Course Delivery**

This qualification is delivered in the classroom. In addition to classroom training 160 hours of placement in a childcare environment is required. Our qualified trainer will visit you on-site at your placement to observe and assess this course.

**Units of competency**

* CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity
* CHCECE031 Support children’s health 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 &/or Torres Strait Islander people’s cultures
* 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 response in an education & care setting
* HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health & safety
* CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
* CHCSAC009 Support the holistic development of children in school age care

**To gain the qualification all units must be completed. For partial completion, a Statement of Attainment will be issued.**

Nationally Recognised Training at Laurels Education and Training (RTO 5064) is delivered with funding made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.

**Career opportunities**

This qualification provides you with the opportunity of employment as an assistant in a childcare facility. It also provides a pathway to Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification.

**Student commitment**

* Attend all face-to-face classes
* Complete out of class work – average of 4 to 6 hours per week of self-paced learning including completion of assignments research and assessments
* Complete 160 hours of practical placement

Date & Time

T3 2023


13 Camp St, Daylesford VIC 3460, Australia

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