CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
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.
Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au
Total number of units = 18
- 15 core units
- 3 elective units
- at least 1 must be selected from the electives listed below
- up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Develop cultural competence
Ensure the health and safety of children
Provide care for children
Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
Provide care for babies and toddlers
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
Use information about children to inform practice
Work legally and ethically
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Participate in workplace health and safety
Support children to connect with their world
Comply with family day care administration requirements
Organise personal work priorities and development
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