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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care



Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care


Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Are you looking for Melbourne’s leading training providers in the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care? If so, you have landed in the right place, here at Child Care Courses Melbourne.

We provide Nationally Recognised Courses which are an absolutely perfect match for those who are looking to start working in the Child Care industry. The child care industry is a fulfilling industry to work in for you and for the children in your care.

Here is a list of a few potential career roles:

  • Child Care Assistant in a Childcare Centre or Similar Environment
  • Child Care Educator
  • Family Day Care Assistant/Educator
  • Nanny/Baby Sitter
  • Mobile Child Care Assistant

Our Certificate III course is completed through the combination of classroom, workshop and online learning. With the education you receive, you will be effective at educating children at a very early stage of their lives.

It is very important to keep a thorough check on the safety and health of the children that are in your care, and our trainers will teach you all you need to know to ensure you are doing this correctly and to the best of your ability.

So what can you expect to learn from our Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care? You will learn how to create a safe, healthy and caring environment for children, that also promotes healthy life habits. As well as how to support and help children physically and emotionally.

In the 21st century, people understand how important it is to take a great interest in a child’s education and care. To make sure that this interest is met, you need to find someone who understands this and is able to develop children accordingly. This is where we come in.

Child Care Courses Melbourne takes as much work out for you as possible. We do this so that ed ucation and relating to the learnings we teach you is easy. If you love children and want a career in this industry, then contact us now.

Have your new career started now with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. We have no prior qualification requirements, age limits or other specific requirements to begin. Plus we give you 12 months to complete your 500 hours of learning.

Once you have graduated from our course, you will find yourself able to immediately start working in the roles mentioned above. Simply enrol online today and begin a new exciting adventure that will benefit you and children in the world.

Mode: Distance or Class/workshop based: 10 Workshops, plus additional learning activities.

Class locations: Melbourne

Class start dates: Beginning of every school term (4x per year).

Distance study start dates: Any time of the year

Payment plans: Yes

Nationally recognised: Yes

Work placement: Minimum 120 hours – Aligned with Government regulations

Time to complete: Approximately 500 hours

Maximum enrolment period: 12 months

How to enrol: Online enrolment form or hardcopy enrolment form.

Main entry requirements: Suitable English skills, reside in VIC

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is perfect for those wishing to work with children as child care educator. You will be effective as using policies, procedures profiles, to plan activities and provide care.

Contact us now to get started. Already completed the Certificate III? Check out information on our Diploma course below.

Fees

Government subsidised standard fee: $1750*

Government subsidised concession fee: $875**

Government subsidised high school aged fee: $400***

Other Visa holders (except student visa): $1750

Payment plans

Government subsidised
standard fee - $1750
$150 per month x 10 months and $250 deposit Direct Debit only
Government subsidised
concession fee - $875
$150 per month x 5 months and $125 deposit Direct Debit only
Visa holders - $1750 $150 per month x 10 months and $250 deposit Direct Debit only
Secondary school
aged students - $400
$50 per month x 5 months and $150 deposit Direct Debit only

*A person will be eligible for subsidised training if they are:

  • an Australian citizen;
  • a permanent visa holder;
  • a holder of visa subclass 309, 310, 820, 826 or 851; or
  • a dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457.
  • reside in Western Australia

Under Future Skills WA:

  • There is no upper age limit.
  • There are no restrictions based on your previous level of awarded qualification; however you will need to meet any course entry requirements.

**The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:

a) Persons and dependants of persons holding:
i) A Pensioner Concession Card.
ii) A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
iii) A Health Care Card.
b) Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
c) Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance.
d) Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.
e) Persons who have reached the age of 15 but who have not reached the end of their compulsory education period. In 2014, eligible students will have birthdates between 1 January 1997 and 31 December 1999.

Proof of eligibility for concession must be shown at the time of enrolment.

*** In 2014, eligible students will have birthdates between 1 January 1997 and 31 December 1999 - $400

Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Fees given above are inclusive of all resource fees. Other fees may apply. See the student handbook for additional fees and charges.

Please read the terms and conditions of enrolment carefully to ensure that this product is right for you.

Additional fees may apply depending on your circumstances and may include direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, additional resource fees, and extension fees.

Please note the requirement to complete the first aid unit for this qualification. This unit is not part of your course fee and generally is completed with an external provider.

Students may pay their course fees early or in advance however government regulation prohibits training organisations from collecting more than $1000 before training commences or $1500 in advance.

Allocated time: Up to 12 months

Time to complete: Approx. 500-600 hours of learning and assessment activities including placement - individuals with experience or prior qualifications may complete in a shorter time. All students given up to 12 months to complete - extensions can be purchased. Average time to complete 6-9 months. See the Course Prospectus for more information regarding the course structure.

Study mode: Distance or Class/workshop based (10x workshops with additional activities such as online lectures and readings completed in non-class days).

Placement: Minimum of 120 hours required as per the regulations - generally a single block or one/two days per week - completed towards the end of the qualification. The placement must be in a long day care centre and must cover work with all ages including babies in order to meet the requirements of the course.

Units of Competency

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
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
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 work health and safety
HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
CHCORG303C Participate effectively in the work environment
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS002 Assist in implementation of planned educational programs

Graduates may find work as a:

Early Childhood WorkerPlaygroup SupervisorFamily Day Care Worker
NannyChildcare EducatorChildcare Assistant

Some of the topics in this course include:

Children at risk Abuse Neglect
Ethics Reporting Diversity
Child rights Legislation Communication
Breast feeding Menus Nutrition
Food storage Allergies Policies
NQF Confidentiality ESL children
Forms Play Hazards
Development Teething Formula
Separation anxiety Oral care Positive support
Expectations The Bump Method Conflict management
Behaviour theories Professional duties Introducing solids
Changing nappies Care for babies SIDS

Includes all resources: *Yes all learner material included in the price - no hidden fees or unit by unit resource fee, no reassessment fee, no work placement fee, no tutoring fees. Does not include first aid.

*This information is general and some fees may apply in certain situations. See handbook for further details.

RPL: Available to all students via assessment only pathway. Suitable experience in an Australian workplace usually coupled with formal training is required.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care



Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Have you already completed the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care? Or are you wishing to jump straight into advanced learning? Then The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is perfect for you.

This advanced course includes all of the content provided in the Certificate III but has the addition of more curriculum and advanced education teachings. This will provide you with greater knowledge and care abilities.

This course includes all levels of the Certificate III in Early childhood Education and Care in addition to providing higher level education teachings in order to have you with an even greater knowledge and understanding of the care for children.

Everything you will possibly need to know in this field, in terms of working as a career, will be taught to you by our professional and experienced trainers. If you have plans of working in this industry, then we guarantee that this course if perfect for you.

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) is a Nationally Recognized Course, which means the accreditation you receive, can be used all over Australia. Whilst best suited to those with prior knowledge or experience, this is not mandatory and many students have begun their learnings straight into the Diploma.

Are you interest in helping children take their first steps towards their futures and life development? We can certainly make that happen for you. Here are a couple of roles that fit in with this outcome, post completion of the Diploma.

  • Child Care Center Leader
  • Children Development Worker
  • Supervisor of a Childcare Centre
  • Manager of a Childcare Centre

Child Care Courses Melbourne promises to teach you a huge range of skills and techniques that will allow you to tackle all compliance in this industry. You will become someone who is skilled in developing a child through play based learning, magnifying their creativity and learning ability.

You will be someone who stands out from many others in this field, once you have completed this course, as your level of education will be significant, and others will respect your abilities. This is a perfect opportunity to learn some vital life skills.

We have done our very best to simplify the course into 500 – 600 hours, with a total completion time of 24 months (though many complete sooner). This course will combine, classroom, workshop and online based learning, with full materials included.

We are open to taking on anyone who has strong interest to work in this field and assist children of today. At Child Care Courses Melbourne, there is no age limit of prior qualification requirements. This is a career path sure to excite you, this is our guarantee to you.

Begin your enrolment now by contacting us directly or leaving your information here on our website. The children whom you will shape for the future are a foundation which starts right here, through your enrolment.

Mode: Distance or Class/workshop based: 10 Workshops, plus additional learning activities.

Class locations: Melbourne

Class start dates: Beginning of every school term (4x per year).

Distance study start dates: Any time of the year

Payment plans: Yes

Nationally recognised: Yes

Work placement: Minimum 120 hours – Aligned with Government regulations

Time to complete: Approximately 600 hours

Maximum enrolment period: 24 months

How to enrol: Online enrolment form or hardcopy enrolment form.

Main entry requirements: Suitable English skills, reside in VIC

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care child care is a brilliant course, one of which many people have completed successfully, with a great level of satisfaction and achievement. With great education, trainers, and a supportive environment, we have everything you need.

Get started today to expand your skills, knowledge and adaptability not only in this industry, but in all areas of your life. Contact us today, one of our friendly staff, will assist you however they can.

Fees

Government subsidised standard fee: $1750*

Government subsidised concession fee: $875**

Government subsidised high school aged fee: $400***

Other Visa holders (except student visa): $1750

Payment plans

Government subsidised
standard fee - $1750
$150 per month x 10 months and $250 deposit Direct Debit only
Government subsidised
concession fee - $875
$150 per month x 5 months and $125 deposit Direct Debit only
Visa holders - $1750 $150 per month x 10 months and $250 deposit Direct Debit only
Secondary school
aged students - $400
$50 per month x 5 months and $150 deposit Direct Debit only

*A person will be eligible for subsidised training if they are:

  • an Australian citizen;
  • a permanent visa holder;
  • a holder of visa subclass 309, 310, 820, 826 or 851; or
  • a dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457.
  • reside in Western Australia

Under Future Skills WA:

  • There is no upper age limit.
  • There are no restrictions based on your previous level of awarded qualification; however you will need to meet any course entry requirements.

**The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:

a) Persons and dependants of persons holding:
i) A Pensioner Concession Card.
ii) A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
iii) A Health Care Card.
b) Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
c) Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance.
d) Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.
e) Persons who have reached the age of 15 but who have not reached the end of their compulsory education period. In 2014, eligible students will have birthdates between 1 January 1997 and 31 December 1999.

Proof of eligibility for concession must be shown at the time of enrolment.

*** In 2014, eligible students will have birthdates between 1 January 1997 and 31 December 1999 - $400

Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Fees given above are inclusive of all resource fees. Other fees may apply. See the student handbook for additional fees and charges.

Please read the terms and conditions of enrolment carefully to ensure that this product is right for you.

Additional fees may apply depending on your circumstances and may include direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, additional resource fees, and extension fees.

Please note the requirement to complete the first aid unit for this qualification. This unit is not part of your course fee and generally is completed with an external provider.

Students may pay their course fees early or in advance however government regulation prohibits training organisations from collecting more than $1000 before training commences or $1500 in advance.

Allocated time: Up to 24 months

Time to complete: Approx. 500-600 hours of learning and assessment activities including placement - individuals with experience or prior qualifications may complete in a shorter time. All students given up to 24 months to complete - extensions can be purchased. Average time to complete 14 months. See the Course Prospectus for more information regarding the course structure.

Study mode: Distance or Class/workshop based (10x workshops with additional activities such as online lectures and readings completed in non-class days).

Placement: Minimum of 240 hours required as per the regulations - generally a single block or one/two days per week - completed towards the end of the qualification. The placement must be in a long day care centre and must cover work with all ages including babies in order to meet the requirements of the course.

Units of Competency

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
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
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 work health and safety
HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
CHCORG303C Participate effectively in the work environment
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS002 Assist in implementation of planned educational programs

Graduates may find work as a:

Early Childhood WorkerPlaygroup SupervisorFamily Day Care Worker
NannyChildcare EducatorChildcare Assistant

Some of the topics in this course include:

Children at risk Abuse Neglect
Ethics Reporting Diversity
Child rights Legislation Communication
Breast feeding Menus Nutrition
Food storage Allergies Policies
NQF Confidentiality ESL children
Forms Play Hazards
Development Teething Formula
Separation anxiety Oral care Positive support
Expectations The Bump Method Conflict management
Behaviour theories Professional duties Introducing solids
Changing nappies Care for babies SIDS

Includes all resources: *Yes all learner material included in the price - no hidden fees or unit by unit resource fee, no reassessment fee, no work placement fee, no tutoring fees. Does not include first aid.

*This information is general and some fees may apply in certain situations. See handbook for further details.

RPL: Available to all students via assessment only pathway. Suitable experience in an Australian workplace usually coupled with formal training is required.

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What they say about Child Care Courses Melbourne


Michelle Walker

A great learning environment. The trainers have lots of experience and have me excited for my new career

Sarah Mastin

This course was suprisingly a lot of fun and provided me much more than expected. Definitely Recommend

Aleisha Barnes

Child Care Courses Melbourne have fantastic content and great support throughout and even after training.

Jessica Porter

Thoroughly enjoyed myself and am looking forward to getting into the workplace with my new skills.

Owen Strinza

Massive thanks to Child Care Courses Melbourne. My new career has been given an amazing kick start and I now feel ready.

David Doust

Loved the course and the facilitators. Big recommendation to anyone considering.

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