CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - International St George & Sutherland Community College

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - International


Duration: 65 Weeks

Become an important part of children’s development and learning. This course aims to develop the skills and knowledge required for the roles of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care service in Australia. Educators support children’s well being and development in the context of an approved learning framework. Educators use a range of well developed skills and knowledge, using discretion and judgement when carrying out their work in the context of established policies and procedures. Depending on the setting, educators may work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools, or kindergartens. There are many opportunities for career growth within the early childhood education industry. 

What does this mean for you?

Real opportunities for you – So get qualified with SGSCC International and kick start your rewarding career as an Early Childhood Educator today.

What will you learn?

  • Australian Learning Framework
  • Children’s health, safety and well being
  • Education and Care for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers
  • Indigenous culture and nature
  • Children’s physical, mental and sensory development
  • Use nature as an exploration and space to play, forming the basis of lasting interest, respect, and responsibility for nature and environment
  • Raise children as modern, considerate, and tolerant adults of the future within the cultural diversity of the country
  • First aid in child care setting
  • Reporting children at risk

Rewarding and fulfilling career options include:

  • Early Childhood Educator

Delivery and assessment mode:

  • 20 hours per week at Jannali campus
  • Assessments are competency based which means that you have to demonstrate that you are able to meet the performance criteria for each unit.
  • Assessment methods will vary including: Questions & Answers, projects, role plays, presentations, port folios observation.
  • Assessments will be completed in and outside of class time.
  • You should allow approximately 5-10 hours per week for self-study and out of class and assessments.

Work Placement

This course requires work placement which will be organised by SGSCC. Work placement (unpaid) is a compulsory component of the course where you will be assessed in the workplace.
160 hours

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Upper intermediate level of English (IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent)

All students must undertake the following:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal Record Check

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Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30121.
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children (CHCECE033)
  • Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care (CHCECE055)
  • Participate in workplace health and safety (HLTWHS001)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Support children to connect with the natural environment (CHCECE037)
  • Work effectively in children's education and care (CHCECE056)
  • Observe children to inform practice (CHCECE038)
  • Provide experiences to support children's play and learning (CHCECE036)
  • Organise personal work priorities (BSBPEF301)
  • Support inclusion and diversity (CHCECE030)
  • Provide First Aid in an education and care setting (HLTAID012)
  • Support the holistic learning and development of children (CHCECE035)
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk (CHCPRT001)
  • Support children's health, safety and wellbeing (CHCECE031)
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice (CHCECE034)
  • Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures (CHCECE054)
  • Nurture babies and toddlers (CHCECE032)