CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Why Study the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care?

The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is a Nationally Recognised Qualification, which will give you the qualification you need to begin a rewarding career working with children.

You will learn how to support children’s wellbeing, learning and development and the skills to succeed in a range of childcare positions. Essential early childhood education practices are covered in our training such as how to provide a nutritious menu, how to identify and protect children at risk and much more.

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Course Information


CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education Care

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

What You will Learn About

  • Work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards
  • Apply essential early childhood education practices
  • Promote healthy nutrition
  • Monitor WHS (Work Health & Safety) and children’s health and safety
  • Promote cultural diversity
  • Operate within legal and ethical framework guidelines
  • Deliver holistic-focused development childcare services
  • Support children’s behaviour
  • Help identify and protect children at risk

Get Job Ready

Upon successful completion of your course you will have gained the skills to work in a wide range of areas such as:

  • Childcare Educator
  • Nanny
  • Out of School Hours Care Educator
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Family Day Educator
  • Recreation Educator
  • Mobile Educator

Course Awards


CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Units


Core Units
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
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 workplace health and safety
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Elective Units
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world

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22 weeks full time

52 weeks full time

Entry Requirements

Check the Entry Requirements for international students for CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education Care.

Tuition Fees (AUD)

Australian Students

Tuition Fees no kit required $5,936
FFS/(FFS) $5,936
Facilities and Amenities $295

International Students

International Students Tuition Fee – AUD$12,600*

*Does not include OSHC

Facilities and Amenities Fee – AUD$50

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Payment Options

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Melbourne – Bourke St Campus


Delivery Mode

Practical face-to-face classes supported by online study.


Various throughout the year, Monthly intakes.

Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer

Please refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer which will give you the information about the credit for prior learning.

Australian Qualification Framework

Work Placement

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience by completing 240 hours of Work Placement with a variety of age groups to give you the best possible working experience and help you get ready for your new career.