Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30121)

Stirling Institute of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 102687D

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

If you are passionate about the development of young children and want to learn more about providing quality education and care in a range of environments, this course is for you.

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care can provide entry level job opportunities in home, childcare centre, or schoold-based environments, but many students go on to study higher level courses while employed within the field.

DURATION

Estimated duration of 34 to 38 tuition weeks allowing sufficient time to develop the necessary skills and knowledge in each unit. (depending on start date and the leave breaks that apply)

FURTHER STUDY PATHWAYS

After achieving CHC30113 Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Family day care carer

  • Early childhood educator

  • Kindergarten assistant

  • Nanny

ASSESSMENT

Training with SIA is practical and engaging and will involve projects, simulations, research, case studies and direct observations of practical skills. To successfully pass the course, students will need to be deemed satisfactory in all required assessments. During placement hours, students will be supervised by professional staff and placement assessments will be facilitated by Stirling trainers and assessors.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
11,750 for the entire course; 250 for enrolment fee (non-refundable); 100...
Read more11,750 for the entire course; 250 for enrolment fee (non-refundable); 100 for textbook
Contact institution 34 to 38 tuition weeks
Read more34 to 38 tuition weeks

Full time
Stirling Institute of Australia
Ground Floor, 99 Queensbridge Street
Melbourne Victoria 3006
Australia

Entry criteria

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, prospective students need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at a Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Pre-training review to ensure student has the appropriate level of Language Literacy and Numeracy to achieve the competencies. Where a test result is supplied, it must be within the last 12 months.

  • IELTS test with an average score of 5.5 (with each individual band no less than 5) or equivalent.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 yeaers of age, your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Address

Stirling Institute of Australia
Ground Floor, 99 Queensbridge Street
Melbourne Victoria 3006
Australia
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