CHC30113 CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

FACULTY OF
CHILDREN'S SERVICES

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CHC30113

082973A

28 weeks

Child care assistant, child care worker, family day care worker, nanny, playgroup supervisor

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Main Campus, Brisbane Campus

KEY BENEFITS

  • Unique benefit of a quality on-site childcare centre for our Gold Coast students’ practical training
  • Close relationships with quality childcare centres for our Brisbane students’ practical training. These are carefully selected so our students gain experience with the best
  • Theory lessons taught in modern classrooms with the latest in interactive whiteboard technology

OVERVIEW

By choosing to study Imagine Education’s Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you can be assured you are giving yourself the best start in launching a career in this in-demand field.

 

As well as receiving in-depth theory training from our qualified childcare trainers, you will also complete 120 hours of invaluable practical training. Should you choose to study this qualification at our Gold Coast Campus, this will take place at either our unique on-site childcare centre, Imagine Childcare and Kindergarten, located right next to our Main Campus on the Gold Coast, or at a selected quality childcare centre.   Should you choose to study this qualification at our Brisbane Campus, you will also complete 120 hours of invaluable practical training. This will take place at a selected quality childcare centre.

TIMETABLE - GOLD COAST

TUTORIAL DAY

Tuesday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

PRACTICAL

Day to be determined by your trainer

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

DISTANCE EDUCATION

5 hours 

per week

* Please note; Course timetables are subject to change

TIMETABLE - BRISBANE

TUTORIAL DAY

Tuesday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

PRACTICAL

Day to be determined by your trainer

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

DISTANCE EDUCATION

5 hours 

per week

* Please note; Course timetables are subject to change

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students need to be 15 years old and are required to have reading, writing and comprehension skills equivalent to Year 10 pass level to successfully complete the Certificate level courses.

Overseas students English Proficiency Level will be tested prior to the commencement of Vocational Education and Training Courses. Imagine Education Australia requires an IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5, or equivalent (as determined by Imagine Education Australia).

Should you feel you may not possess these literacy skills or have not completed a formal leaving certificate please contact us to discuss support arrangements.

 

Students studying this course are required to obtain a Blue Card for working with children.

COURSE UNITS

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CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role.

This unit applies to community services and health workers who play a proactive role in identifying and meeting their legal and ethical responsibilities.

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CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work towards cultural competency and to support participation of all children and families in children’s services. This support includes contributing to children’s understanding and acceptance of all cultures.

This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.

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CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to ensure the health and safety of children.

This unit applies to educators working in a variety of education and care services.

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CHCECE003 Provide care for children

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure children’s physical and emotional well-being is maintained and their self-sufficiency is nurtured.

This unit applies to people who work with children in a range of early education and care services.

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CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote healthy eating and ensure that food and drinks provided are nutritious, appropriate for each child and prepared in a safe and hygienic manner.

This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.

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CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by educators working with babies and toddlers to ensure that the children’s physical and emotional wellbeing is maintained.

This unit applies to work with babies and toddlers from birth to 24 months in a range of early education and care contexts.

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CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by educators working with children to ensure they can develop and maintain effective relationships and promote positive behaviour.

This unit applies to educators who work with children in a range of education and care service settings.

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CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enable educators to provide children with opportunities to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for future success.

This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.

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CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility.

This unit applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health contexts.

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HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

Imagine Education Australia Pty Ltd has a written agreement with Accredited Training Company (RTO 31549) to offer training and assessment on our behalf for this unit.

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CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety.

This unit applies to people working in a broad range of roles including those involved in direct client service, program planning, development and evaluation contexts.

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HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

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CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to support and recognise the interrelationship between the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development of children from birth to 6 years of age.

This unit applies to educators working in a range of early childhood education and care services.

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CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support children’s play and learning.

This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.

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CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather information about children through observation and other sources as a basis to inform program-planning cycles and to share with children and their families.

This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.

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CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to apply strategies to guide responsible behaviour of children and young people in a safe and supportive environment.

The unit applies to workers in a range of community service contexts.

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CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and encourage children’s connection with their environment.

This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.

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CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

This unit applies to all workers.