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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National Course Code: CHC30113

Overview

Take your first step into the world of early childhood as a childcare support worker with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. You will learn to provide safe, nurturing, meaningful and inclusive education and care for children in a fun and playful setting.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Care for babies and children and ensure their health and safety
  • Promote good nutrition and positive meal experiences
  • Use an approved learning framework
  • Support holistic development through play and learning
  • Identify and respond to children at risk
  • Perform emergency first aid
  • Promote cultural competence

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Through this course you will build on your:

  • Outstanding professionalism
  • Passion for early education
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will equip you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification that meets the legal requirement to work as an Early Childhood Educator
  • A First Aid certificate
  • A study pathway to advance your career

GROW YOUR CAREER

Deepen your skills and knowledge to expand your career options with a:

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Certificate IV and Diploma of School Age Care
  • Certificate III or IV in Education Support

Complete the Diploma to move directly into university to become an early childhood teacher:

  • Bachelor of Education Early Childhood - at TAFE NSW

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The number of children using long day care has increased by 18% since 2012, and this trend will continue to 2021.

As consumer demand grows, so does the demand for teachers qualified at degree level. This Certificate III qualification is a great first step toward a long and rewarding career in the industry.

Locations

This course is currently available at 77 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening, FT Connected, PTD Connected, PTE Connected
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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TAFE DIGITAL (Traineeship): Online

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  • Start Date: 01 Jul 2020
  • Duration: 2 Years

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  • Duration: 18 Months

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Broken Hill: Part Time Day

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Cobar: Part Time Day

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Coffs Harbour Education CHEC: Full Time

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  • Duration: 28 Weeks

Coffs Harbour Education CHEC: PT Evening

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  • Duration: 38 Weeks

Coffs Harbour Education CHEC: Part Time Day

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Coonabarabran Connected Learning Centre: Part Time Day

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  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Cootamundra: Blended

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Corowa Connected Learning Centre: Blended

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Cowra: Part Time Day

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  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Deniliquin Connected Learning Centre: Blended

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Dubbo, Myall Street: Full Time

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  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 20 Weeks

Dubbo, Myall Street: PT Evening

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  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Glen Innes Connected Learning Centre: Part Time Day

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  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Glendale: Full Time

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  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 29 Weeks

Glendale: PT Evening

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  • Duration: 39 Weeks

Goulburn: Part Time

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Grafton: Full Time

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  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 28 Weeks

Grafton: PT Evening

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  • Duration: 38 Weeks

Grafton: Part Time Day

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Griffith: Blended

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Gunnedah: Part Time Day

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  • Duration: 28 Weeks

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Inverell: Part Time Day

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  • Duration: 36 Weeks

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Muswellbrook Tertiary Education Centre Hill St Muswellbrook: Part Time Day

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