CHC30121 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Penfold College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 107479E

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas

Summary

Pathways:

Pathways for Students

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program.

Training Pathway

Students who satisfactorily complete the Certificate III of Early Childhood Education and Care could continue their studies in the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care because number of the same units are in both qualifications, learners would receive credit for the relevant units in the Diploma. Students could also enrol in a degree program in Child Care and may be eligible for advanced standing depending on the individual Higher Education provider’s policies

Employment Pathway

Students who satisfactorily complete the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be able to find employment as room leaders in a childcare centre, with the ability to progress to childcare centre directors for those who exhibit strong leadership and management skills or Early Childhood Educator or Family Day Care worker or Childhood Educator Assistant.

Course Structure:

A total of 18 Units (15 Core and 3 electives) must be completed and deemed competent to achieve the qualification CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. Participants who achieve competency in any unit/s will receive a Statement of Attainment (provided USI is verified) for that unit/s without completing all 18 units in the qualification. Students completing all the required units of competency will attain full qualification.

Assessment Methodology

Assessment methods used for this qualification are varied and will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes. Assessment methods may include:

Research
Case Study
Portfolio
Projects
Workplace reflection
Supervisor report
Role plays/observations

At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
14,000 Per Year
Read moreMaterial Fee: 500; Application Fee: 250 (non-refundable)
Contact institution 52 weeks
Read more52 weeks, including 44 study weeks and 8 weeks of holidays.

Full time
Penfold College
Level 3 123 Lonsdale St
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

There is no pre-requisites or specific entry requirement for this qualification. This course is available to all international students and Penfold College requires that students are able to provide evidence that they:

Have demonstrated an IELTS level at score of least 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old) or demonstration of successful completion of at least General English at Upper Intermediate or English for Academic Purposes Upper Intermediate level.
Have a suitable level of language, literacy and numeracy to complete course requirements with or without additional support that Penfold College is able to provide.
Have successfully completed Australian year 12 or equivalent.
Are at least at age of 18 on the date of course commencement.
Have successfully completed Australian year 12 or equivalent OR minimum of 2 years of industry experience OR be of mature age with sound literacy and numeracy skills
Student must obtain a valid Working with Children Check and a AFP National Police Check certificate with no criminal records reported/recorded. These documents are to be obtained by students at their own cost.
Please Note: All the students commencing this course are required to complete LLN test on the orientation day to assist Penfold College to identify student’s needs for additional support during their study with Penfold College.

Address

Penfold College
Level 3 123 Lonsdale St
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
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