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What will I learn?

The Early Childhood Education and Care profession is one of the fastest growing professions in Australia and is expected to grow over the next 5 years.

Your qualifications will provide excellent employment prospects due to child care workers being in high demand.

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. Students will learn to support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s learning and development. This qualification will enable direct supervision or autonomous work activity in a range of child care facilities such as full day care centres, occasional care facilities, crèches and early learning centres as an Early Childhood Educator.

UNIT DETAILS

A total of 17 units of competency is required to obtain this qualification. On successful completion of the course students will be issued with the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30121) recognised within the Australian Qualification Framework.

Career Outcomes

Begin your career in children’s services. This course covers the fundamentals of childhood development and caring for children. You will be able to plan leisure and play activities which focus on the child’s development. Career outcomes include:

  • Childhood Educator Assistant
  • Outside School Hours Aide
  • Preschool Assistant

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30121) is the minimum requirement for employment in the early childhood industry. This qualification will provide you with high quality training in the skills and knowledge required to work with children, enabling you to support their wellbeing, learning and development. You will also be required to undertake work placements to gain experience in the industry.

Our trainer’s are highly qualified and industry current so you will receive up to date relevant training, you will graduate with a qualification you can be proud of which will take you on the pathway to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Course Duration: 56 weeks (including 8 weeks holiday).

MODE OF LEARNING

• Mixed / Blended

The formal learning takes place through a structured program of instruction through face to face delivery with your Shafston teacher on the Shafston campus.

You will be able to learn from your teacher and classmates as you study together through a combination of formal classroom based learning and independent study / research.

– Further support is provided at the weekly Class Tutorial Support sessions with your teacher.

– Face-to-face classroom delivery (20 hours of scheduled contact per week) and

– Placement – 160-hours (compulsory)

– This includes real world experience through vocational placement for students enrolled in Early Childhood qualifications

CRICOS

107902F

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (56 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$8,000.00 (4,40,044) per year
Learning materials fee: AUD $200; Application fee: AUD $260.
Start date

18 July 2022, 19 September 2022, 21 November 2022

Venue

Shafston International College

Brisbane Campus,

46 Thorn Street,

KANGAROO POINT,

Queensland,

4169, BRISBANE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (56 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$8,000.00 (4,40,044) per year
Learning materials fee: AUD $200; Application fee: AUD $260.
Start date

18 July 2022, 19 September 2022, 21 November 2022

Venue

Gold Coast Campus

Level 1/15 Short St,

SOUTHPORT,

Queensland,

4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • IELTS (Academic) overall 5.0, or equivalent
  • Academic: Equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification
  • Must be 18 years of age

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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