This qualification will get you job ready for the Early Childhood industry. Invest in your future by learning the key skills and knowledge needed to become a valued asset to Australia’s Education and Care Industry.
With a quality focussed approach, we will help you to care for and support learning and basic developmental needs of Children. As part of this course, you will be required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours in a regulated Education and Care Service.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Early Childhood Educator
- Outside School Hours Care Assistant
- Playgroup Supervisor
- Recreation Assistant
- Family Day Care Worker
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- Box Hill
- Melbourne CBD
Duration and Study Load
Traineeship: Estimated duration 104 weeks
Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 52 weeks
Face to Face Training
In-person Classroom-Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement.
TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a mobile manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).
Mixed Mode Training
A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as “Mixed Delivery” or “Blended Learning”. This includes Virtual, Face to Face and Workplace Based.
There are no entry requirements for this Program however Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment.
These will assist with determining suitability and relevance into course entry and identification of any support needs.
The ability to obtain a Working with Children Check and Police Check – Working with Children Check & Police Check required for industry work placement.
Over the course of this program we offer:
- Convenient and flexible learning
- Support and guidance
- Online collaboration
There is a mandatory work placement requirement of 120 hours (minimum) to complete this course.
The work placement hours must be in an Australian regulated education and care service, which would include, but is not limited to long day care, family day care, preschools/kindergartens, outside school hours care, occasional care and mobile.
Recognition of Prior Learning
We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TMG.
Assessment methods may include:
- Knowledge and Performance Evidence
- Written Assignment & Case studies
- Workplace Assessment
- Log Book
- Projects / Research Review
We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification, if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG’s matched qualifications.
The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care requires 18 units of competency:
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
Industry Suggested Electives:
CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
BSBWOR301 – Organise personal work priorities and development (Centre based students)
orCHCECE014 – Comply with family day care administration requirements (Family daycare based students)
Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.
About TMG College Australia
We understand how important it is to not only choose the right qualification for you, but also the right Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to enhance your learning experience.
For over 15 years, we have established ourselves as one of Australia’s leading Registered Training Organisations by building trusted relationships with Students and offering career-boosting courses, dedicated Trainers, a strong Student support network and a great culture.
Our 60+ qualifications reflect current work practices, industry workplace expectations and offer flexible delivery modes to ensure you are job-ready after graduating. We have everything you need to enhance your study and career opportunities for the future.
TMG College Australia is a business name of The Malka Group P/L which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 21694).