Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Australian Technical and Management College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093516B

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


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.

Possible occupational outcomes

  • Early Childhood Educators

Units of Competency:


CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence

CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE003 Provide care for children

CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCECE005 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

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety


CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people

CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
7,942 Per Year
Read moreOnshore Tuition fee: 8,400 for the entire course; Administration fee: 200; Material Fee: 450; Entire course fee: 8,900 (Offshore international)
Dec 2022
Feb 2023
Mar 2023
55 weeks
Full time
Australian Technical and Management College
Melbourne Campus
601 Bourke Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

  • Completion of year 11 or equivalent (Subject to the assessment and approval of ATMC Admission team.)
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age and above
  • Successful completion of Pre-training review (PTR)
  • English Proficiency: Score of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) skills appropriate to the course requirements.


Australian Technical and Management College
Melbourne Campus
601 Bourke Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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