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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Enrol in iTFE’s Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and develop invaluable skills, knowledge and qualifications that will last you for life.

This nationally recognised course will give you the opportunity to learn from inspiring trainers, gain a range of certificates and develop a career in the Early Childhood Education Industry.

Our certificate courses offer regular intakes throughout the year. Enrol today to secure your place in our next course.

  • Course code
  • Course duration
    9 months (may vary dependent upon the learner’s skills, experiences and previous studies).
  • Course start dates

    Saturday, 4 August 2018 – Melbourne, Victoria


  • Accreditation
    This course is Nationally accredited as CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Location
  • Study mode
    Full time
  • International visitors
    Yes, conditions apply, please contact our Careers’ Team
  • Course type
    On Campus
  • Downloads

Course details

  • VIC

Course modules

Unit code Unit of competency
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
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
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Employment outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course students will be awarded the nationally accredited CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

iTFE’s CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will prepare you for a career in child care. No matter where you live within Australia, this course will be recognised and your in-demand skills will be sought after in positions such as:

Early childhood educator
Playgroup supervisor
Family day care worker
Childhood Educator
Mobile assistant
Childhood educator assistant

Course structure

  • 30 weeks: one day per week x 8 hours per day = 30 sessions, including introduction session
  • 120 hours Work Placement experience
  • Approximately 7 hours per week of additional study, may include: homework and research activities, completion of assessment tasks and skills practice


Participants are required to bring proof of identification documents, such as a passport or driver’s licence on the day of training.


Students can enrol in CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care in either a government supported position or as a full fee paying participant. View our course fee structure page, or contact us on 1300 659 557 to discuss enrolment fees.

How to apply

Enrol below or contact iTFE on 1300 659 557

Online application

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“It was great studying at iTFE. I enjoyed working as a group and iTFE showed that they had a good understanding of their students. The service and support I received from the tutor and staff was great.”

Tarika, September 2017 

“I received a job offer as soon as I finished my course and am now working in the industry.”

Deepa, September 2017
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