TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - CHC30113

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children\u2019s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children\u2019s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

Structure

  • 18 units: 15 core
  • 3 elective

Subjects

  • Interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents in a recreation environment
  • Comply with family day care administration requirements
  • Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
  • Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
  • Participate effectively in the work environment
  • Support children to connect with their world
  • Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • Provide care for babies and toddlers
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Ensure the health and safety of children
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • Develop cultural competence
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
  • Use information about children to inform practice
  • Support the holistic development of children in school age care
  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • Provide care for children
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Attend to daily functions in home based child care

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Armidale Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Ballina Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 42 weeks
  • Part-time : 42 weeks
Bankstown College International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Flexible Delivery : 37 weeks
Bathurst College International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Bega Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Bourke College International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Broken Hill College International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Campbelltown College International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Flexible Delivery : 28 weeks
Casino Campus Domestic: $7,420
International: $8,150
No
  • Full-time : 42 weeks
  • Part-time : 42 months
Cessnock Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 52 weeks
Cobar College International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 38 weeks
  • Part-time : 50 weeks
Condobolin College Domestic: $7,420
International: $8,150
No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Cooma Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Coonabarabran Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Cootamundra Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Corowa Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Cowra College International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Deniliquin Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Finley Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Forbes College Domestic: $7,420
International: $8,150
No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Glen Innes Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Glendale Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 22 weeks
  • Part-time : 39 weeks
Goulburn Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Grafton Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 38 weeks
  • Part-time : 50 weeks
Grenfell College International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Griffith Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Gunnedah Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Hornsby Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Inverell Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Kempsey Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Kingscliff Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 40 weeks
Lake Cargelligo College Domestic: $7,420
International: $8,150
No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Leeton Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Lithgow College International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Meadowbank Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Miller College International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 28 weeks
Moree Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Moruya Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Moss Vale Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Mudgee College International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Muswellbrook Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Narrabri Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Narrandera Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Nirimba College International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 38 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
Northern Beaches Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Nowra Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) International: $8,150 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 months
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) International: $8,150 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 months
Ourimbah Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 19 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 34 weeks
Parkes College International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Petersham College, Crystal Street Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 months
Queanbeyan Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Quirindi Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Randwick College, Main Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Shellharbour Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
St Leonards Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 40 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 52 weeks
Tamworth Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 20 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Taree Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 42 weeks
  • Part-time : 39 weeks
Temora Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Tenterfield Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Tumut Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Ulladulla Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Wagga Wagga Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Flexible Delivery : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
West Wyalong Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Wollongbar Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 42 weeks
  • Part-time : 42 weeks
Wollongong Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Yass Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Young Campus International: $8,150 No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Albury Campus, Bega Campus, Cooma Campus, Cootamundra Campus, Corowa Campus, Deniliquin Campus, Finley Campus, Goulburn Campus, Griffith Campus, Leeton Campus, Moruya Campus, Moss Vale Campus, Narrandera Campus, Queanbeyan Campus, Temora Campus, Tumut Campus, Ulladulla Campus, Wagga Wagga Campus, West Wyalong Campus, Yass Campus, Young Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00 approximately- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approximately $60.00

Campuses: Campbelltown College.

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the commencement date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:You will be required to purchase the textbook " Birth to Big School" by Karen Kearns. This can be purchased at https://cengage.com.au/product/title/birth-to-big-school/isbn/9780170369343You will be required to purchase a textbook for the unit HLTAID004. This can be purchased from your co-ordinator. A fee of $19.50 must be paid to Campbelltown Customer Service. A receipt of payment must be shown to your coordinator to receive this text book.

Campuses: Casino Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:HLTAID004 Provide first aid students will need to purchase the TAFE first aid book at a cost of $25

Campuses: Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting requires all participants to purchase a text book and bandage pack at a cost of $25.00 per student. - The units CHCDIV002 and CHCDIV001 includes a cultural excursion in our local area at a cost of $25 per student.

Campuses: Grafton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:-HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting requires all participants to purchase a text book and bandage pack at a cost of $25.00 per student. - The units CHCDIV002 and CHCDIV001 includes a cultural excursion in our local area at a cost of $25 per student.

Campuses: Kempsey Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- first aid booklet, to be purchased prior to the start of unit HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting: $25.00

Campuses: Kingscliff Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- HLTAID004 Provide first aid students will have access to learning resources online. A TAFE first aid book is optional and available at a cost of $25

Campuses: Miller College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- TAFE NSW First Aid Textbook, 8th Edition, to complete the unit HLTAID004.

Campuses: Muswellbrook Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- HLTAID003 Provide first aid students will need to purchase the TAFE first aid book at a cost of $25. - Purchase Recommended text: Author Karen Kearns (2019) Supporting Education –3rd Edition (ISBN 9780170419642) Publisher – Cengage Learning Australia approx.$95

Campuses: Nepean College, Kingswood Campus.

To proceed with your application and to determine your eligibility and course fee, select the Enrol button below. A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this intial payment is non refundable. Please contact TAFE NSW Customer Service for further information, or check Smart and Skilled online at www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilledprices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on personal circumstances.

Campuses: Nirimba College.

To proceed with your application and to determine your eligibility and course fee, select Enrol now below. A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this intial payment is non refundable. Please contact TAFE NSW Customer Service for further information, or check Smart and Skilled online at www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilledprices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on personal circumstances.

Campuses: Nowra Campus, Shellharbour Campus, Wollongong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00 approx.- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network), OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-informationPlease ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees and applying for a deferral to your studies.

Campuses: Ourimbah Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- TAFE Hat and Shirt http://www.atzsolutions.com.au/ Approximate cost $50. - Karen Kearns (2020) Birth to Big School 5th Edition (Recommended Text) (ISBN 9780170457309) Cengage $90. - HLTAID004 First Aid Textbook 8th Edition (Optional) (ISBN 9871742365312) $19

Campuses: Port Macquarie Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- First Aid Booklet $25 to be purchased prior to the start of unit HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.

Further information

Any person employed or volunteering in child-related work is required by law to hold an Ochre Card. It is therefore a mandatory requirement to hold an Ochre Card in order to complete any work placement.

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