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What will I learn?

  • Do you enjoy working with children?
  • Do you have a caring and teaching nature?
  • Do you wish to make a difference in a young person’s development?

Then childcare is for you!

Enter the dynamic and ever-growing childcare sector with the industry minimum that’s required: the Certificate III.

The Certificate III prepares you for a rewarding career in the in-demand childcare industry.

During this course and through your placement, you’ll learn how to:

  • Provide care to children and supervise them during play, sleeping, and eating
  • Facilitate leisure, games, activities, and learning
  • Enable and encourage them to achieve developmental outcomes

This course is delivered face to face in the classroom, simulated childcare environments, and through work placement.

Following completion of this course, students may choose to advance their studies with the Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Pathways

After the successful completion of this course you can entry to CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Study, assessment methods and facilities

This course will combine classroom training with on the job training by our highly qualified training staff. Students will be able to put into practice skills that they have learnt in classroom through placement at a registered Childcare Facility.

This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, assignments and work placements.

Work Placement

As part of your Certificate III qualification, you’ll be required to complete 120-150 hours of work placement in a registered childcare facility.

Work placement is organised for you to be completed at one of Academia’s industry partners that we organise and manage for you. During placement, you’ll have the opportunity to put into practice the skills you have learnt in the classroom!

Academia has a strong industry connections; currently, we are partnered with more than 70 childcare facilities.

Career pathway

Those who obtain their Certificate III qualification can enter the dynamic industry and thrive in roles such as:

  • Childcare educator
  • Family day care educator
  • Nanny
  • Educational support staff
  • Teacher aide

Which department am I in?

Childcare school

CRICOS

108146G

Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$10,000.00 (5,44,070) per year
Tuition fee: AUD $10,000 for the entire course; AUD $2,500 per term; Material fee: AUD $520
Start date

30 January 2023, 24 April 2023, 17 July 2023, 9 October 2023

Venue

Academia International

Melbourne Campus,

399 Lonsdale Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$10,000.00 (5,44,070) per year
Tuition fee: AUD $10,000 for the entire course; AUD $2,500 per term; Material fee: AUD $520
Start date

18 July 2022, 10 October 2022, 30 January 2023, 24 April 2023, 17 July 2023, 9 October 2023

Venue

Brisbane Campus

41 Raff Street,

BRISBANE CITY,

Queensland,

4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Year 11 or above (Victoria, Australia) or equivalent International qualification as recognized by the Department of Home Affairs

Must be at least 18 years of age

English Language proficiency:

IELTS (General or Academic) - Overall 5.5
TOEFL iBT (Internet-Based) - 60
TOEFL Paper - 523 (with a min TWE 3.5)
TOEFL CBT (computer-Based) - 193 (with a min TWE 3.5)
PTE - Academic 36 with no communicative skill score less than 34
TOEIC - Total score 605 or higher
The Cambridge FCE, CAE or CPE - Pass with an average of 60% or higher.

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

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