CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Duration :12 Months Full-time

Code :095408A

General Introduction

Deciding on a career in early childhood education is most often described as rewarding, satisfying and enjoyable. But it can be more than that, it can be life fulfilling.

Embrace the true passion of what it is to be an extraordinary childcare educator – supporting children’s love for learning and life. You will be instrumental in nurturing children’s development through play-based learning to enhance social, emotional, cognitive, creative, language and physical skills for independence, peer interaction and school readiness.

An in-demand and flexible career path, begin your journey with ZOI Education studying under highly qualified, supportive and inspiring trainers. Nationally recognised, Certificate III In Early Childhood Education and Care is the minimum required to become an educator of 0 to 5-year old children within Australia.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at ZOI Education is completed over a 12 months period attending weekly theoretical classes in our modern and custom designed Parkville campus training facility. Our holistic approach to learning is underpinned by our student work place program where students complete 480 hours weekly of on-the-job mentoring at a prestigious child care centre in Melbourne.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education requires the completion of 18 units including 15 core and 3 elective units which ZOI Education has selected.

 

Certificate III In Early Childhood Education | Course Outline

Students will complete the course of Certificate III In Early Childhood Education over a 12 month period attending weekly theoretical classes in our modern and custom designed Parkville campus training facility. Our holistic approach to learning is underpinned by our student work place program where students complete 480 hours weekly of on-the-job mentoring at one of 6 prestigous locations around Melbourne. 

 

Certificate III In Early Childhood Education | Units of Study

The qualification of Certificate III In Early Childhood Education requires the completion of 18 units including 15 core and 3 elective units which ZOI Education have selected to include.

CORE / ELECTIVE CODE UNIT
Core CHCECE009 Use an appropriate learning framework to guide practice
Core CHCLEG001 Work legally & ethically
Core CHCECE002 Ensure the health & safety of children
Core  HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health & Safety
Core CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
Core HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education & care setting
Core CHCECE004 Promote & provide healthy food & drinks
Core CHCECE005 Provide care for babies & toddlers
Core  CHCECE003 Provide care for children
Core CHCPRT001 Identify & respond to children & yound people at risk
Core CHCECE007 Develop positive & respectful relationships with children
Core CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torees Strait Islander cultural safety
Core CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
Core CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
Core CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play & learning
Elective MSMSUP 106 Work in a team
Elective CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children & young people 
Elective VU21666 Participate in job seeking activities

 

Certificate III In Early Childhood Education | Premium Work Placement

ZOI Education has created an innovative learning program offering best practice applied learning opportunities across all courses. In addition, we have partnered with Melbourne’s premier early learning centres to supply each ZOI student with a pre-arranged work experience placement. Weekly work placement training combined with our quality classroom based theoretical learning from our passionate trainers will ensure students excel.

All ZOI students undertaking a Certificate III or a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care must complete a minimum number of hours of mandatory practical work experience within early learning centres to fulfil their qualification requirements.

 

Certificate III In Early Childhood Education | What Can I Do Upon Graduation?

After graduation from the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education at ZOI Education you will be qualified to work as the following:

  • Early Childhood educator
  • Family day care
  • Nanny
  • Out-of-school hours care assistant
  • Recreation assistant

In addition, upon completion of the Certificate III of Early Childhood Education and Care you may decide to study a further year at ZOI Education and receive the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

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