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Liverpool N.S.W 2170
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education andCare
This fourteen-month qualification is intended for people commencing a career as an Early Childhood Educator. The program involves both scheduled classroom learning activities and workplace based learning activities and assessment. This program provides learners with skills and knowledge required to provide care for individual and groups of children.
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. The student will develop practical skills necessary to become a successful educator in either a centre-based service or in family day care. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
The qualification provides the skills and knowledge relating to:
To be eligible for this qualification, applicants must:
Please note that Children’s Services have come under a single set of regulations as part of the new National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care. The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) will guide implementation of the Framework. Further information is available from the ACECQA website. http://acecqa.gov.au
The program is designed to be delivered over 14 months, being 52 weeks training and assessment plus 8 weeks breaks. Integrity College can support individuals who may need additional time.
Delivery and assessment program
The format for delivery/assessment is designed around a three days per week training program conducted over a 52-week delivery program involving a combination of two days theory and simulated practical sessions in the classroom, practical workplace sessions in the workplace and home-based study and assessment completion.
The student is required to participate in the following:
Classroom Sessions – 2 days per week for 52 weeks which comprises the following
o Day 1 - theory (8 hours)
o Day 2 - Tutorial Session (4 hours) and Practical Skills Training (2 hours)
o One day per week (minimum 7 hours) for 52 weeks
Self Study/Assessment Completion
o 6 hours per week Self Paced Learning/Assessment Completion for 52 weeks
The course consists of eighteen (18) units of competency containing fifteen (15) core units and three (3) elective units. We have developed a program that meets the requirements of this qualification, and industry, as below.
Alternative elective units of competency may be possible within the rules of the training package. Potential participants wishing to discuss alternative units should contact the Office on (02) 8729 7610.
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
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
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
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
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
Upon successful completion of the course assessments, you will be awarded a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care from Integrity College.
Students who exit the training program without completing all assessments will be issued a statement of attainment for those units in which they have demonstrated competency from Integrity College.
Please note a full list of possible fees, charges and refund eligibility is available on the website
Classroom and practical skills training will be delivered at 3/52-58 Memorial Avenue Liverpool and work placement will be undertaken at the host approved education and care service.
The course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. Work placement must be conducted in an approved education and care service, supervised by a qualified staff member.
The work placement hours must be undertaken to successfully complete the qualification and are monitored using a logbook, which requires workplace supervisor sign-off to verify attendance.
Family Day Care educators are obliged to undertake part of their work placement with a host Child Care Centre so they can meet the requirement to care for three children under two years of age. Integrity College will make the necessary arrangements with a Centre.
Please note that the Child Care Facility may operate long hours and as such may require the student to commence work at 7am or finish after 5pm.
Students who are interested in applying for this course will need to go to our website and select the
"Enrol Now" link at the bottom of website: http://www.integritycollege.com.au/accreditedcourses.html.
The prospective student will need to fill out and submit the online application form. Integrity College will contact the student to arrange for a compulsory pre-enrolment interview and completion of an online language, literacy and numeracy test. These activities are to ensure that
o It is the right course for the individual
o We understand the individual’s current skills and competencies
o We are aware of any support needs a prospective student may have e.g. English language
o The individual is aware of the requirements for the course, including the need for a Police Check, Working With Children Check and weekly self-study
Applicants who prefer a paper-based application can attend Integrity College’s office to complete the application form.
All students have access to their trainer and assessor in class or via email or phone to assist with any academic issues they may be experiencing. Assistance may involve providing one on one lessons or providing additional information/materials.
Applicants who may have a problem with LLN can be supported by our staff to complete the course. This assistance may include additional time to complete assessments, help with word definitions and explanations of assessment tasks, etc. Alternatively referral to a specialist provider may be arranged.
We can tailor the training and assessment program to assist people with learning issues and, to a limited degree, personal issues. Students with identified learning needs will have an interview with the CEO to review their learning needs and to discuss Integrity College’s ability to meet these needs. Where Integrity College is unable to meet these needs, the individual’s application will be declined, and we will refer them to other services or colleges that can meet their needs.
Upon enrolment, students will also be given a Student Handbook which outlines their roles and responsibilities, our complaints and appeals procedure, and other policies and procedures that relate to various aspects of the student learning journey.
For further information, please contact
Ms. Souha Mahmoud
Phone: 02 8729 7610