CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

About the qualification

This qualification reflects the role of the 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. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework,and support children’s well being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Entry Requirements

  • Prospective students are must be atleast 18 years of age
  • To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Angel Institute will conduct a Pre-Training Review
  • Required to complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment, administered by and to the satisfaction of Angel Institute

Vocational or Educational Outcomes

After successful completion, you will be qualified Early Childhood Educator.
You can to apply for a range of career opportunities including:

  • Early Childhood Educator,
  • Nanny,
  • Family Day Care Educator.
  • Childcare Worker

Students can also choose further study options,including CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at Angel Institute.

Course Duration

The program duration is typically 12 months. Students should also set aside 4 hours per week for self study time.

Delivery and Assessment

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is delivered as face to face delivery in a combination of classroom and simulated envrionment. Assessment method includes Written Questions, Observations and Portfolios. Practical workplacement forms part of the course.

Course and Material Fees

Tuition Fees for Full Fee-paying Students: $6496
Tuition Fees for Government Funded Students*: $0
Book Fee ** : $150

*Eligibility Criteria Applies for skills first funding. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding for eligible individuals. Please refer to the link below more information about Government Funding
** Students who wish to buy book from an outside supplier are not required to pay book fee


Classes are conducted at various locations across Victoria. Please contact us to find the nearest location to you

Practical workplacement

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. Students are required to undertake supervised practical placement in relevant child care settings. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the candidate’s ability to work at this level.. Students must also have a valid Working with Children Check.

Course Structure

Core Units
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety

BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice


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