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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 armed with work placement experience to give the next generation a flying start with a quality early childhood education.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Care for babies and children, ensuring their health and safety
  • Promote good nutrition and positive meal experiences
  • Use an approved learning framework
  • Support holistic development through play and learning where care is meaningful and inclusive
  • 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:

  • A commitment to the well-being and education of children
  • High energy, commitment and dedication to a career in education and care
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • A professional attitude
  • Patience and empathy
  • An enjoyment of practical tasks

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:*

  • Early childhood educator
  • Preschool assistant
  • Family day care educator
  • Outside school hours educator
  • Long daycare centre educator
  • Nanny

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV in School Based Education Support
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood (Birth - 5) with TAFE NSW Degrees

Locations

This course is currently available at 94 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • On campus, Combination, Online, Workplace
  • Full Time, Part Time, Variable
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
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