CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

Nationally Recognised Training
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education and care settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously whilst educating children to achieve their developmental outcomes.

Our qualification incorporates the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) requirements.

This course may be completed through a Smart and Skilled Traineeship / Entitlement pathway or a fee for service enrolment.



  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny
  • Out of School Hours Care Assistant*
  • Mobile Assistant
  • Recreation Assistant*
  • Playgroup Supervisor
DELIVERY OPTIONS → Fee for Service and Smart & Skilled Entitlement model enrolments
  • 12 month enrolment duration
  • Minimum of 120 work placement hours required
  • Min avg of 15 hrs per week
  • Full Time term = 12 months
  • Open to New Entrant & existing workers
18 Units to be completed in total: 15 Core & 3 Elective units
Code Title Core / Elective
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore
CHCECE001Develop cultural competenceCore
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of childrenCore
CHCECE003Provide care for childrenCore
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCore
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlersCore
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCore
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCore
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodCore
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children’s play and learningCore
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practiceCore
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCore
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingCore
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safetyCore
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCore
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young peopleElective
CHCECE012Support children to connect with their worldElective
BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and developmentElective

We have listed commonly used electives however there is a wider range of electives available to suit your requirements.
* Depending on jurisdiction, some jurisdictions require 
CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education & Care

This qualification is Centrelink approved.

Professional Development Workshops & Study Sessions available

How to Enrol

Please complete the following enrolment form online to enrol into the full qualification.

Trainer Support

Students are able to contact their Trainer and Assessor through email and telephone during normal business hours. To ensure the quickest response time, the preferred method is via email.

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