Creating Skills for life

CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood
Education & Care

Course Overview

The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course is for individuals who develop and facilitate programs in the early childhood sector to support children's wellbeing, learning and development of children from birth to eight years of age.

The course is designed to suit individuals who are employed or volunteer as Early Childhood educators in kindergartens, as pre-school assistants, village or mobile playgroup coordinators, nannies or au pairs, resort and holiday program workers.

Graduates of this course will receive an internationally recognised Australian Qualification issued through TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275).


Download Course Brochure


Course Delivery

Location: Fiji

Duration: Course duration is 22 weeks full time including a 1 week mid semester break. Students will attend classes for a minimum of 5 days per week. Additional out-of-hours study time will be required.

Delivery Mode: Face to face. Training will be delivered in English and incorporates language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) support. 

Course Fees: The course fee is FJD2,100. The fee includes stationery and uniform. The Australian Government subsidises the cost of the course including materials and consumables. Course fees are subject to change without prior notification. View current fees.


Entry Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of a Pacific Island Forum country
  • Have significant prior industry experience (more than one year) in the area in which they wish to train or have a local qualification and limited relevant industry experience (up to one year) in the area in which they wish to train
  • Complete the Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Vocational Knowledge Assessment

Applicants may apply for recognition of prior learning.

* Courses offered, course dates and fees may vary depending upon student and industry demand.

Course Contents

The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care will cover the following units:

Unit CodeUnit title
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support childrens play and learning
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

Bold Font indicates core units; Standard font indicates electives (15 core plus 3 elective units)

* Please note; elective units of competency may varyfrom campus to campus depending on local industry needs.

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter YouTube