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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Accreditations NRT AQF

Course description

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) publish lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here:

Students completing this course will gain credit transfer of up to some 13 units in the CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care offered by GBCA.

There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:
  • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or.
  • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or.
  • Satisfactory complete year 11.
Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

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