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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Acquire the skills and knowledge to provide care and support to meet the developmental and educational needs of babies, infants and young children. You will develop the skills to plan, engage and implement educational programs for children in various child care settings.

Course Duration
Option 1:
52 weeks (Standard Course)
This course includes one period of work-based training. 12 weeks @ 20 hours per week (total=240 hours)
This course includes 12 weeks of holidays.

Option 2:
27 weeks (Intensive Course)
This course includes one period of work-based training. 4 weeks @ 38 hours per week (total = 152 hours)
This course includes no holidays^
Classes are rostered for 3 days per week.

^ Note: Course duration does not include any holidays, where your schedule includes a term break/holiday, this time will be added to your overall course duration.
Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Career Opportunities
This qualification suits students seeking a career in the following job roles:

  • Early Childhood Educator - Assistant level
  • Family Day Care Carer
  • Kindergarten Assistant
  • Nanny
  • Preschool Assistant

Study Modes
The delivery methods for this course include:

  • Face-to-face classroom-based learning
  • Work-based training (please see above)
  • Simulated work experience (in the Stanley College Crèche)

Course Content
Students must successfully complete the following units:

  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
  • CHCECE003 Provide care for children
  • CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
  • CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
  • CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
  • CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
  • CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world

Work-based Training
During work-based training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be job-ready# at graduation. Stanley College has entered into work-based training agreements with a number of employers.

All work-based training placements are organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Team in consultation with students. Click this link, Work-Based Training Employers, to view a list of approved Work-Based Training Employers. Note, the list is subject to updates and may vary from time to time.

Students undertaking this course must be able to obtain the following, to complete the work-based training component of this course:

  • Current Working with Children Check^
  • National Police Clearance^ (no more than 12 months old)
  • ^required to be submitted prior to placement with a WBT host employer
    # completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to for more information.

    Recognition of Prior Learning / Work Experience
    Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
    Government Funding
    Local students may be entitled to Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy or the Pensioner Education Supplement. For enquiries, please contact Centrelink on 132 490.
    Further Studies
    On completion of the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course, students may pursue a CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at Stanley College or other CRICOS registered training organisations.
    Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.
Entry Requirements
Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent In order to complete the work-based training element of this course, students are also required to provide:

  • Current Working with Children Check^
  • National Police Clearance^ (no more than 12 months old)
Tuition Fee:   $2,800

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Mirrabooka Campus
9 Chesterfield Road
Mirrabooka WA 6061
(approximate travel time via bus from Perth City is 30 minutes)
Free on site parking available

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I am very grateful to Stanley College for where I am today. I really appreciate the flexibility and student friendly environment this college offers. The trainers
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Guendra Kumari, Australia Certificate III in Early Childhood Education Student
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