Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care - Morphett Vale

  • Course Details
  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

    The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is one of the most up to date qualifications in the Early Childhood Education Industry.

    Students may do this course as an entry pathway into the Early childhood industry. Our CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course is designed to develop multi-skilled workers who are industry ready to enter the broad range of Education and care services supporting the implementation of an approved learning framework, and supporting children’s wellbeing, learning and development.

    Our course is led by industry experts and will prepare you for the requirements needed to succeed in this exciting industry. We are proud of the reputation of delivering quality graduates to the Education and care services industry. You will receive hands on training and support ensuring that you have the appropriate knowledge and skills to effectively support the development of children when you commence work in an Early Childhood Education environment.

    A mandatory component of our program is the 200 hours of practical placement, working within an actual Early Childhood environment. Our dedicated Practical Placement Coordinator will secure you a placement and support you through this process.

    The course comprises of 18 units (15 Core and 3 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfillment of all 18 units of competency. (Including the completion of the First Aid – HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting)

                                                                                                             Course Units  
    CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
    CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
    CHCECE003 Provide care for children CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
    Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
    CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
    CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
    HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children**
    CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world** CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve professional practice**
  • Dates & Times
  • Dates

    Enrolling Weekly in 2021


    Classroom – Days per week
    Monday, Tuesday & Wednesdays

    Childcare Work Placement – Days per week
    Thursdays & Fridays


    Classroom – Class times
    Commences at 9.00am
    Concludes 2.30pm

    Childcare Work Placement – Times
    Dependent on individual work placement requirements

  • Locations
  • Delivery Location

    AEATS Training Rooms
    Morphett Vale 5162

    Public Transport

    Our delivery location is located close to public transport making it highly accessible from most locations of Adelaide and surrounding suburbs.


    There is public car parking available

  • Enrolment
  • Admission Criteria

    Applicants seeking entry into CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course should meet the following criteria.

    • Over 16 years of age and not enrolled at school or undertaking the program through an identified pathway will.
    • Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent or be of mature age.
    • Be a Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or an New Zealand citizen or an eligible Visa holder living in South Australia.
    • Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of contexts.
    • Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.
    • Must be able to produce a clear National Police Certificate when requested.
    • Produce evidence of Influenza vaccination
    • Meet special enrolment conditions as required.
    • Photo Identification.
    • There are no prerequisite units of competence.

    How to enrol

    To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.

    Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.
    If you would like to find out a little more about our this course simply download the Course Brochure.
    Or request further information by clicking on the Enquire Now button and completing the form and one of our course consultants will contact you shortly.
    Enquire Now
    Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
    1300 854 336 Toll Free.

    Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.

  • Career Outcomes
  • Possible Job Outcomes

    The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in Early Childhood Education and Care industry. With an increase in parents needing to return to work there is a high demand for educators in the education and care sector. This qualification is generally identified as the minimal qualification required to work in this exciting and rewarding career.

    Possible Course Pathways

    Once students have completed their qualification at the certificate III level they may decide to continue their studies in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the Education and care sector and across the broader community sector.

    The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care requires the completion of 28 units, however for those students who have successfully completed the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with AEATS, they will be automatically granted credits for 13 of these units.

    AEATS will also recognise credit transfers upon proof of units completed with other RTOs.

    The CHC30113 certificate III in Early childhood Education and Care

    This is an essential  qualification for people seeking work in the early childhood education industry.

    Possible job outcomes are:

    • Childhood Educator Assistant
    • Outside School Hours Aide
    • Preschool Assistant
    • Nanny
  • Fees
  • Fee Information

    Concession ( JobTrainer Eligible)



    eight (8) fortnightly payments of $28.06

    Standard Fee



    eight (8) fortnightly payments of $112.25


    For further information: Visit www.skills.sa.gov.au for Participant Eligibility Criteria

    Interest Free flexible payment plan options are available to suit the convenience of students.

    The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

    NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the South Australian Vocational Education And Training – Training Fee Framework.

    There are many individual factors that may vary your applicable fees. Contact AEATS for a Fee quote.

    This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website www.centrelink.gov.au. For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit your local Customer Service Centre.

    For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 854 336 (Toll Free).

    The following students are entitled to the concession rate inline with the JobTrainer eligibility:

    1. a) Persons holding:

    –     A Pensioner Concession Card

    –     A Veteran Affairs concession card

    –     A Health Care Card

    1. b) Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of Austudy or Abstudy. Or evidence of being unemployed.
    2. c) Persons aged between 17 – 24 years and not enrolled at secondary school.
    3. d) Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

    Proof of eligibility for concession must be provided at the time of enrolment.

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