CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Description:

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the entry level qualification to work in child care, as carer.

This qualification covers the fundamentals of early childhood development, education and care. Upon completion of Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will have the skills, knowledge and experience to plan activities and promote children’s learning through play. These experiences will enable children to develop into confident and competent learners during their time spent at their Early Learning Centre.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be ready to commence a career in the Childcare sector.

Nationally Recognised

Yes

Delivery Mode

Classroom based, Workplace-based, Blended

Course Duration

12 Months

Career Opportunities

Early Childhood Educator

Funding Options available:

  1. Certificate 3 Guarantee

Funding Eligibility

  • This Course is subsidised under the 2019-2020 Queensland VET Investment Plan administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training’s (DESBT)
  • To be eligible to enrol in the Certificate 3 Guarantee, prospective participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • be aged 15 years or older
  • not be currently enrolled in any other certificate or higher course or high school (with the exception of school students in Years 10, 11 and 12 undertaking a VET in School (VETiS) program — see the VETiS fact sheet for more information)
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training & is not enrolled in a post-school Australian Qualifications Framework

Co-Contribution Fees (For Certificate 3 Guarantee Program)

Certificate 3 Guarantee

Metro

Regional

Non-concession

Concession

Non-concession

Concession

$99.00 Total

$69.00 Total

$ 54.00 Total

$36.00 Total

$5.50 Per Unit

$3.83 Per Unit

$3.00 Per Unit

$2.00  Per Unit

 

Co-contribution Fee represents the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to undertake the qualification. This fee includes total cost to the student to enrol, undertake training and be awarded the qualification

Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Fact Sheet

  1. User Choice Program:

The program provides the flexibility for apprentices, trainees and their employers to select a preferred registered training organisation (RTO) from a list of pre-qualified suppliers for the delivery of nationally recognised, accredited training to meet their specific needs. The program works in conjunction with the Commonwealth Australian Apprenticeships System, under which apprentices and trainees (also known in some jurisdictions as “Australian Apprentices”) enter into legally binding training contracts with their employers and receive structured training to achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

  • Co-Contribution Fees (User Choice Program)

User Choice Program

Fee is calculated at $1.60 per nominal hour for unit of competency

  • For Full Exemption / Partial Fee Exemption: Our Enrolment officers/ Business Development Managers will check your eligibility and recommend you the best possible option.

For more information:  https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/training-careers/incentives/userchoice

  • Free apprenticeships for under 21s: If you are under 21, Free apprenticeships for under 21s will cover the cost of training for Queensland apprentices and trainees who commence or are undertaking a priority apprenticeship or traineeship qualification from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2023.

Our Enrolment officers/ Business Development Managers will check your eligibility and recommend you the best possible option.

For more information: https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/training-careers/incentives/freeapprenticeships/individuals