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CHC30121 Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care

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  1. Learn from experienced Educators

  2. Flexible learning options

  3. Your own study mentor

  4. Flexible payment options

  5. Guaranteed childcare work placement

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Block Learning



This qualification 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.


The course duration is typically 1-2 years. Students generally have around 7 contact hours per week for classes/tutorial, and should set aside 8 -10 hours per week for personal study time. Assessment types vary, but can include demonstrations, knowledge tests, observations, case studies, reports, projects and presentations.


Tuition and Resource Material Fee

  • Total Course Fee (resource material inclusive): $4500


Time Table

Online study Modules

Class room Tutorials

Work Placement Hours (Total of 160 hours)


1 day per week (For 18 weeks)

Entry requirements

All clients enrolling in this course will be over the age of 15 and literate in both written and spoken English.

Pathways into qualifications


Upon successful completion of the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, students may gain employment in the Children’s Services industry or enrol in the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

All students will be assessed on their Language, Literacy and Numeracy needs and will be provided with extra tuition and support if the institute deems necessary.

Training and assessment methods


Online, Classroom and self-directed learning as well as work placement Assessment Learners will be assessed through written, research and workplace throughout the course There are no final exams. All assessment tasks are able to be completed within the current place of employment, or, within any recognised child care facility as a volunteer worker. Students can enrol directly into this course.

Employment opportunities Job Roles/Occupational titles:


  • Early childhood Educator

  • Playgroup supervisor

  • Recreation assistant

  • Family day care worker

  • Nanny

  • Childhood Educator

  • Mobile assistant

  • Outside school hours care assistant


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)


Block Learning provides Recognition of Prior Learning for existing workers in the industry who are seeking formal qualifications. Clients may wish to avail themselves of this option and can do so at any time.

Course Structure (17 Units)

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