Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Australian Institute of Childcare Training

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It 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. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children's wellbeing, learning and development. Individuals will gain the necessary skills to supervise activities and provide care for children, facilitate their learning, leisure and play; that allow them to make the most of their potential. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Entry Requirements:

Entrance requirements vary between providers


18 units: 15 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Develop cultural competence; Ensure the health and safety of children; Provide care for children; Promote and provide healthy food and drinks; Provide care for babies and toddlers; plus more. Electives: Support behaviour of children and young people; Comply with family day care administration requirements; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Promote innovation in a team environment; Interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents in a recreation environment; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info No Online 0.5 year
Sydney No info No Full time 0.5 year
Sydney No info No 1 year
Brisbane No info No Online 0.5 year
Brisbane No info No Full time 0.5 year
Oran Park No info No Online 0.5 year
Oran Park No info No Full time 0.5 year
Oran Park No info No 1 year
Established in 2005, the Australian Institute of Childcare Training is a Registered Training Organisation. They provides intensive training courses that aims to provide students with knowledge and experience to work in the childcare industry. Their main objective is to offer a high quality education whilst meeting the individual needs of the student, and they are also a VET FEE-Help provider.

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