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CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Non-Concession Rate: $1,692.90*

Concession Rate: $501.60*

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Gain skills and knowledge for future job prospects in Australia's growing Childhood Education Sector!

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

In the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will obtain the skills and practices necessary to teach young children in various early education settings, ranging from early learning and childcare centers, kindergarten, and pre and junior primary classrooms.

In this course you’ll learn to:

  • foster and implement respectful interactions and behaviours with students
  • develop and teach the education and care curriculums for children,
    provide a safe and healthy learning environment for children.
  • communicate effectively with children (aged 0-8 yrs), families, and other educational sectors to clarify goals, and create learning methods to improve your practice
  • prepare to undertake teaching in a real-world environment

By studying with TrainSmart Australia, you’ll be presented with many opportunities to develop and practice your childcare skills before entering the workplace.  

Study this course with WA Government
Funding.

From the 1st of January, 2020, the Department of Training and Workplace Development through their Jobs and Skills WA program, have reduced the course tuition cost of our courses by up to 97%. 

Course Price

Concession Rate

$501.60*

Or $400 per year
Based on annual cap.

Non-Concession Rate

$1,692.90*

Or $1200 per year
Based on annual cap.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as service and resource fees*

Course Structure

To achieve the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at TrainSmart Australia you must successfully complete 17 units of competency. 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain health and wellbeing by preventing and managing personal stress. This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services settings, in particular work roles that operate in high stress situations and circumstances.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and enhance own practice through a process of reflection and ongoing professional development. This unit applies to workers in all industry sectors who take pro-active responsibility for their own professional development.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to reflect on and understand the impact of own values and biases, demonstrate respect for inclusion and diversity, and support children’s understanding of inclusive principles and behaviours. This unit applies to all educators who work according to established policies and procedures in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to support and promote children’s health, safety and wellbeing in relation to physical activity, healthy eating, sleep, rest and relaxation and individual medical requirements. This unit applies to educators who work according to established policies and procedures and under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop relationships with babies and toddlers and their families and attend to the specific physical and emotional needs of babies and toddlers (0-23 months). It requires the ability to follow individualised care routines for sleep, feeding and toileting. This unit applies to educators who work according to established policies and procedures and under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to communicate and interact respectfully with children and to guide their behaviours in ways that support their agency, positive sense of self and self-regulation. This unit applies to educators who work according to established policies and procedures and under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and use an approved childhood learning framework. This unit applies to educators who support children’s learning according to established curriculum under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to recognise and support the interrelationship between the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development of children. This unit applies to educators who support children’s learning and development according to established curriculum under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to set up, support and review experiences for children’s play and learning. This unit applies to educators who support children’s learning according to established curriculum under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to support and encourage children’s connection with the natural environment. This unit applies to educators who contribute to the curriculum planning process under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and gather information about children from observation and other sources as part of a collaborative process and as a basis for curriculum planning. This unit applies to educators who contribute to the curriculum planning process under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify different perspectives on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures, develop an understanding of the local and broader cultural contexts, and use the identified information to embed culturally appropriate experiences, interactions, behaviours and physical environments into daily practice with children. This unit applies to educators who work in regulated children’s education and care services or schools in Australia, including those who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and educators from other cultural backgrounds.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and meet legal and ethical obligations. This includes the ability to recognise potential and actual examples of non-compliance with regulatory requirements and contribute to the continuous improvement of practice. This unit applies to educators who work according to established policies and procedures in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work in a children’s education and care context using effective communication and knowledge of job roles, responsibilities and service procedures to complete daily work activities. This unit applies to individuals who work according to established policies and procedures and under the supervision and guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility. This unit applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health contexts.
 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. This unit applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs.

What jobs can I apply for after achieving this
qualification?

Before/After School Carer

Salary: $63k
1,878 jobs on SEEK right now
Job Satisfaction: 4.4/5 stars

Kindergarten Assistant

Salary: $73k
824 jobs on SEEK right now
Job Satisfaction: 4.2/5 stars

Early Childhood Educator

Salary: $55k
6,475 jobs on SEEK right now
Job Satisfaction: 4/5 stars

Why study with TrainSmart Australia?

1. Quality Trainers

Learn alongside our professional training team, selected for their wealth of experience and knowledge in their chosen subject areas.

2. Extensive Student Support

Our Trainers and Student Support team are committed to seeing our students succeed by giving regular support and check-ins to ensure progress through this course.

3. Free Career Counseling

All our students have access to free career counselling from our trained career advisers, who’ll guide you in your course selection and work placement according to your background, prior knowledge and career aspirations.

About TrainSmart Australia.

TrainSmart Australia has provided leading education since 2005. All our courses are approved, accredited, and nationally recognised by both the government and relevant industry bodies, which means you’ll be ready to hit the ground running.

We pride ourselves on our stellar reputation and commitment to helping our students get their foot in the door of their chosen industry. 

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Government Funding Available

Concession Price: $501.60*
Non-Concession Price: $1,692.90*

Study the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

In the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will obtain the skills and practices necessary to teach young children in various early education settings, ranging from early learning and childcare centres, to kindergarten, and pre and junior primary classrooms.

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course is now seen as a prerequisite for those who wish to become childcare workers. If you’re thinking about starting your career within this industry, then take the first step with our training!

In this course you’ll learn how to:

  • foster and implement respectful interactions and behaviours with students 
  • develop and teach the education and care curriculums for children,
  • provide a safe and healthy learning environment for children.
  • Communicate effectively with children (aged 0-8 yrs), families, and other educational sectors to clarify goals, and create learning methods to improve your practice
  • prepare to undertake teaching in a real-world environment

By studying with TrainSmart Australia, you’ll be presented with many opportunities to develop and practice your childcare skills before entering the workplace.  

Study this course with WA Government Funding.

From the 1st of January, 2020, the Department of Training and Workplace Development through their Jobs and Skills WA program, have reduced the price of this course by 97% from the standard cost.

Course Price

$10,136
50
  • Concession Rate
    $501.60*
  • Non-Concession Rate
    $1,692.90*

By studying through the Jobs and Skills WA subsidy you will be required to attend our Perth CBD campus 2 days per week.

Our face-to-face classes provide a fun and interactive setting to learn and develop your skills alongside like-minded students.

Located in Regional WA?*
If you’re located outside the Perth Metro area you may be eligible to study this course fully online and join classes via video-conferencing.

As part of this course, you must complete 160 hours of work placement. TrainSmart Australia has a team of work placement coordinators that can assist you in finding placement opportunities to fulfil your required hours.

By studying through the Jobs and Skills WA subsidy you will have the opportunity to join our interactive classes via videoconferencing.

Our classes provide a fun and interactive setting to learn and develop your skills alongside like-minded students.

As part of this course, you must complete 160 hours of work placement. TrainSmart Australia has a team of work placement coordinators that can assist you in finding placement opportunities to fulfil your required hours.

Course Structure

To achieve the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at TrainSmart Australia you must successfully complete 17 units.

Our classes are structured to teach you the theoretical components of each unit and also prepare you for your practical assessments.  

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain health and wellbeing by preventing and managing personal stress. This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services settings, in particular work roles that operate in high stress situations and circumstances.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and enhance one’s own practice through a process of reflection and ongoing professional development. This unit applies to workers in all industry sectors who take pro-active responsibility for their own professional development.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop relationships with babies and toddlers and their families and attend to the specific physical and emotional needs of babies and toddlers (0-23 months). It requires the ability to follow individualised care routines for sleep, feeding and toileting. This unit applies to educators who work according to established policies and procedures and under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and use an approved childhood learning framework. This unit applies to educators who support children’s learning according to established curriculum under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to recognise and support the interrelationship between the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development of children. This unit applies to educators who support children’s learning and development according to established curriculum under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to set up, support and review experiences for children’s play and learning. This unit applies to educators who support children’s learning according to established curriculum under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to support and encourage children’s connection with the natural environment. This unit applies to educators who contribute to the curriculum planning process under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and gather information about children from observation and other sources as part of a collaborative process and as a basis for curriculum planning. This unit applies to educators who contribute to the curriculum planning process under the guidance of others in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify different perspectives on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures, develop an understanding of the local and broader cultural contexts, and use the identified information to embed culturally appropriate experiences, interactions, behaviours and physical environments into daily practice with children. This unit applies to educators who work in regulated children’s education and care services or schools in Australia, including those who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and educators from other cultural backgrounds.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and meet legal and ethical obligations. This includes the ability to recognise potential and actual examples of non-compliance with regulatory requirements and contribute to the continuous improvement of practice. This unit applies to educators who work according to established policies and procedures in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and meet legal and ethical obligations. This includes the ability to recognise potential and actual examples of non-compliance with regulatory requirements and contribute to the continuous improvement of practice. This unit applies to educators who work according to established policies and procedures in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. This unit applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility. This unit applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health contexts.

What jobs can I apply for after achieving this qualification?

Before/After School Carer

Salary: $63k
1,878 Jobs on SEEK right now
Job Satisfaction: 4.4/5 stars

Kindergarten Assistant

Salary: $73k
824 Jobs on SEEK right now
Job Satisfaction: 4.2/5 stars

Job insights sourced from (SEEK.com)

Why study with TrainSmart Australia?

1. Quality Trainers

Learn alongside our professional training team, selected for their wealth of experience and knowledge in their chosen subject areas.

2. Extensive Student Support

Our Trainers and Student Support team are committed to seeing our students succeed by giving regular support and check-ins to ensure progress through this course.

3. Free Career Counselling

All our students have access to free career counselling from our trained career advisers, who’ll guide you in your course selection and work placement according to your background, prior knowledge and career aspirations.

About TrainSmart Australia

TrainSmart has provided leading education since 2005. 

All our courses are approved, accredited, and nationally recognised by both the government and relevant industry bodies, which mean you’ll be ready to hit the ground running. 

We pride ourselves on our stellar reputation and commitment to helping our students get their foot in the door of their chosen industry.

Request Course Information

Complete the form to be contacted by our friendly career advisory team by phone, email and online chat.

* Please note, you can only enrol and claim ONE Job’s and Skills WA subsidy at a time. If you are currently enrolled in another course through Job’s and Skills WA (Including Lower Fees, Local Skills AND Skills Ready), you must either complete or withdraw from that course before enrolling in a new course.

More Info

SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd t/a
TrainSmart Australia 
Australian Academy of Allied Health
New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)

Level 9 251 Adelaide Terrace
Perth WA 6000
RTO Code 51771
ABN number 35 116 804 347

Am I Eligible?

You are eligible for this government subsidy if you reside in Western Australia, and meet one of the following criteria;

You are an Australian Citizen

You hold a sub-class 309, 444, 785, 820, or 826 visa

You are a partner or dependant of a holder of a temporary Visa sub-class 457

You hold a Bridging Visa E (subclasses 050 and 051) with a valid application for a visa sub-class 785 or 790

* Please note, you can only enrol and claim ONE Job’s and Skills WA subsidy at a time. If you are currently enrolled in another course through Job’s and Skills WA (Including Lower Fees, Local Skills AND Skills Ready), you must either complete or withdraw from that course before enrolling in a new course.