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Course Info

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National Course Code: CHC30121

Overview

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care gives you the foundational skills to begin your career in the industry. Graduate job-ready through face to learning and work placement experience to give the next generation a flying head start with their early education.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, 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

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

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

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate level
  • Certification that meets the legal requirement to work as an early childhood educator
  • A First Aid certificate
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:*

  • Childcare worker
  • Preschool assistant
  • Family day care educator
  • Afterschool carer/educator
  • Long daycare centre educator
  • Nanny

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV in Education Support
  • Diploma of School Age Care
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care - Bachelor of Education Early Childhood with TAFE NSW Degrees

Locations

This course is currently available at 71 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • On campus, Combination, Virtual classroom on campus, Virtual classroom off campus
  • Full Time, Part Time, Variable
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Showing 1 to 129 options of 129 for Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Albury: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Armidale: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Armidale: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Armidale: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Ballina: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Bankstown: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 7 months

Bankstown: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Bankstown: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 4 months

Bankstown: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Bankstown: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Bankstown: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Bathurst: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Bathurst: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Bega Connected Learning Centre: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Boggabilla: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Bourke Connected Learning Centre: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Broken Hill: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Campbelltown: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 7 months

Campbelltown: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 7 months

Campbelltown: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Casino: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Cessnock: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 09 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Cessnock: Self paced, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Cobar Connected Learning Centre: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Condobolin: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Coonabarabran Connected Learning Centre: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Coonamble: Part Time, Virtual classroom on campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Cowra: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Cowra: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Dubbo (Virtual Classroom via Microsoft Teams): Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Dubbo, Myall Street: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Dubbo, Myall Street: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Dubbo, Myall Street: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Dubbo, Myall Street: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Dunedoo: Part Time, Virtual classroom on campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Forbes: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Gilgandra: Part Time, Virtual classroom on campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Glen Innes Connected Learning Centre: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Glendale: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Glendale: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 5 months

Glendale: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Glendale: Self paced, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Gosford: Self paced, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Goulburn: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Grenfell Connected Learning Centre: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Gunnedah: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Hornsby: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Hornsby: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Hornsby: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Hornsby: Self paced, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Inverell: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Kempsey: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 26 Apr 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Kingscliff: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 5 months

Kingscliff: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Lake Cargelligo: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Lightning Ridge: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Lithgow: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Loftus: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Loftus: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Loftus: Self paced, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Maitland: Self paced, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Meadowbank: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Meadowbank: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Meadowbank: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Miller: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Miller: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Miller: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Moree: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Mudgee: Part Time, Virtual classroom on campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Muswellbrook: Self paced, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Narrabri: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Nepean, Kingswood: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 7 months

Newcastle: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Newcastle: Self paced, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Nirimba: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 7 months

Nirimba: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Nirimba: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Northern Beaches: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Nyngan: Part Time, Virtual classroom on campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Orange, March Street: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Orange, March Street: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Orange, March Street: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Orange, March Street: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Orange, March Street: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Orange, March Street: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Orange, March Street: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Orange, March Street: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Orange, March Street: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Ourimbah: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Ourimbah: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Ourimbah: Part Time, COMBINATION OF ALL

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Ourimbah: Self paced, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Parkes: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Parkes: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Petersham: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Petersham: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 09 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Petersham: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 14 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Petersham: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Port Macquarie: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 09 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Port Macquarie: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Quirindi Connected Learning Centre: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Randwick: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 5 months

Randwick: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Randwick: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Randwick: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Shellharbour: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Singleton: Self paced, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Southern NSW via Virtual Classroom: Full Time, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

St Leonards: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 5 months

St Leonards: Part Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

St Leonards: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 09 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

St Leonards: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Tamworth: Full Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 31 Jan 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Tamworth: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Taree: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Taree: Self paced, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Tenterfield Connected Learning Centre: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Tomaree Connected Learning Centre: Self paced, Virtual classroom off campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Wagga Wagga: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

Walgett: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Warren: Part Time, Virtual classroom on campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Wellington: Part Time, Virtual classroom on campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Wollongbar: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 6 months

Wollongbar: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Wollongbar: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 7 months

Wollongong: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year

Wollongong: Part Time, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Wyong: Self paced, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 year 5 months

Young: Full Time, On campus

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 07 Feb 2022
  • Duration: 9 months

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