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’s 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’s 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.auThe latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:
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Course at a Glance
International students must:
- Have completed the equivalent of Year 12. (*see IIE international academic admission guide for academic entry requirement)
- Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
- Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
- Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. You are required to provide your results so that we can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks, including 60 weeks of training and assessment spread over 6 terms of 10 weeks, 240 hours of work placement (to be completed during the holiday breaks) and 12 weeks of holidays. Holidays are 3 weeks per term. Holidays are 3 weeks per term with 42 hours of each term break (except for the last term break where the amount is 40) required for the work placement component.
Class session are planned to ensure the students have mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classed cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environment are simulated and used to conduct skill-based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care setting|
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:
- Supervisor reports
- Report writing
- Questioning (oral or written)
At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.
Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at www.iie.edu.au
For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.
The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.
If course credit is granted following the issuance of the Confirmation of Enrollment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrollment showing a reduced duration.
For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.
120 hours of work placement required.
Work Placement arrangements
Prior to commencing the work placement, we will ensure that the workplace has all the facilities and equipment needed and we will also talk to your work placement provider about activities that you will complete.
For our early childhood courses, you are required to have a Working with Children Check which will be at your own cost.
For the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care , you are required to have a Police Check which will be at your own cost.
We will provide you with detailed information about your placement once you start your course with us.
15hrs face to face classroom-based
5 Hrs. Online Via Online Learning System
IIE Main Campus at S1, L2, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
IIE Main Campus
S1, L2, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
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