CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. 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.
Successfully completion of Australian Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory. Students must be 18 years old and above.
After enrolment but prior to commencement of the course
Vocational placement provides students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge in real scenarios. It is a requirement of this qualification that students undertake a minimum of 120 unpaid vocational placement hours.
Reach Community College organises student placement. Students will be given a vocational placement logbook and diary which will need to be completed during their placement hours. Students must be willing to undertake placement in an early childcare facility and/or within a simulated childcare environment during the program.
Should students be required to travel interstate for placement, Reach Community College will cover the cost of all interstate travel and accommodation during the placement, however students will be required to organise their own local travel to and from these facilities. Students will be notified of their placement details by email, prior to commencing vocational placement. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement anywhere in Tasmania and within Australia. Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
Before commencing vocational placement:
Students will be required to complete HLTAID004– Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. This unit is a core unit within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to placement. Students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program
|Core Unit Code||Core Unit Title|
|CHCDIV002*||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE001*||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE002*||Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCECE003*2||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE004*||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE005*2||Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE007*||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE009*||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE010*||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|
|CHCECE011*||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE013*||Use information about children to inform practice|
|CHCLEG001*||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRT001*||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID0041||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
|HLTWHS001*||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|Elective Unit Code||Elective Unit Title|
|CHCDIV001*||Work with diverse people|
|CHCECE020*||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour|
|CHCECE025*||Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
|Description of licensing requirements||Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the CHC Community Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements. Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au * The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. 1This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011). Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority|
The above selected elective units may be substituted for any of the approved elective units from the training package, that meet with the packaging rules for this qualification as mentioned in https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC30113
2 CHCECE003 and CHCECE005 require students to perform the activities outlined in the performance criteria during a period of at least 120 hours of work in at least one regulated education and care service.
$200 (Handling Fee)
(No other charges or changes to Tuition Fees once paid)
VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT FEES
$500 – for each qualification in Community Services. Before commencing placement, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified of their placement via email, including when to obtain these documents, prior to commencing vocational placement.
Refund policy rules apply to Placement Fees. Please check our Refund Policy for more detailed information: https://reachcollege.edu.au/student-support/forms/
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care while in Australia.