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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

About the Course

The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is designed for those with a passion to provide care, nurturing and education to children from infant age right up to pre-school.  The single most important benefit of being a child care worker is the satisfaction of knowing that you are providing quality care for children.

By undertaking this nationally accredited qualification, you will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to care for children in the following ways;

  • Supervise and engage in the activities of a group of children during the day that you are responsible for;
  • Positively interact with all children, nurturing their confidence and self esteem;
  • Ensure a clean and healthy environment for all children;
  • Participate in supervising indoor/outdoor environments to provide safety for the children at all times;
  • Assist staff in the daily routine of appropriate early childhood education and experiences.

On completion of this qualification, you will have a variety of employment opportunities, in particular working within childcare centres, kindergartens, school care programs and care within a client's or carer's homes

The Yorke Institute Experience

Yorke Institute will organize all work placement hours for you at various prestigious child care facilities.  This will be conducted in an actual operational child care facility so that you will be able to interact with skilled staff and children.  This interaction will provide you with a greater depth of understanding and knowledge of how the facility operates.

Yorke Institute has chosen facilities that have ongoing employment opportunities that may result in employment for students who successful complete their qualification. 

We provide relevant advice and learning direction. A pre-training review to assess course suitability and entry level for each individual will be conducted. This may result in a recommended learning pathway to help you meet course specific requirements. 

We offer guidance and support. Our courses are structured with due dates and a realistic number of assessments to assist you to complete the course requirements with ease. On campus learning provides students with face to face contact, and offers the opportunity to study in an inclusive and supportive environment.

We support you with resources that will enrich your learning experience and support successful completion of the course.

Work Placement

You will be required to complete 120 hours of work placement during the course. Yorke Institute will organize the work placement. Before you undertake work placement ,working with children check and/or police check is required .


Course Description

National Code and Title

CRICOS Course Code

CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care





50 weeks ( including workplacements and holidays). 


Every Week

Entry Requirement

  • 18 years old and above
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550 or Proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) which is assessed by Yorke 

Tuition Fee

Refer to Tuition Fee

Qualification Pathways

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving the CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification, Learners may wish to continue on CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Exit Points

 At any point prior to the completion of the qualification, a student may request a Statement of Attainment for an individual unit or units where competence has been assessed.

At the successful completion of the qualification, CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification will be issued

Mode of Delivery 

3 days per week


Pathway from completing CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care


CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 

CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

       Career Pathway from completing CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care        

Childcare worker
Au Pair/Nanny/Babysitter
Family day care worker
Childcare Assistant
Play group supervisor



Unit Description 


Promote and provide healthy food and drinks


Provide care for babies and toddlers


Ensure the health and safety of children


Use an approved learning framework to guide practice  


Develop positive and respectful relationships with children


Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting


Support the holistic development of children in early childhood


Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning


Use information about children to inform practice


Develop cultural competence  


Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety


Participate in workplace health and safety


Provide care for children


Work legally and ethically

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk


Support behaviour of children and young people


Support children to connect with their world


Organise personal work priorities and development

 Assessment Methods

Assessments will be conducted as part of the qualification, by a qualified assessor who will ensure assessments are valid, reliable, fair and flexible. Evidence collected will comply with the rules of evidence. Where possible, assessment activities will be integrated to reflect industry application and knowledge in the workplace. 

Evidence gathering techniques

A range of assessment methods will be used based on the unit performance criteria, these may include :

  1. Case Study/Role Play
  2. Observation
  3. Written questioning
  4. Research project
  5. Third Party Evidence
  6. Portfolio


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