The certificate is delivered over 30 weeks face to face which includes 17 units of study and 160 hours work placement component. Work placement will be pre- arranged by Educare College with approved care facility partners in the industry.
The face to face training component has been designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to become a carer within the early childhood education and care industry and to follow an individualised plan which is tailored to provide care and support to children.
It’s preferred that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate and BLUE Card prior to commencing work placement.
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian. Section 120 of the Education and Care National Regulations 2011 requires the approved provider of a centre-based service must ensure that any educator at the service who is under 18 years of age:
|Course Code||Course Name|
|CHCECE030||Support inclusion and diversity|
|CHCECE031||Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing|
|CHCECE032||Nurture babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE033||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE034||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE035||Support the holistic learning and development of children|
|CHCECE036||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE037||Support children to connect with the natural environment|
|CHCECE038||Observe children to inform practice|
|CHCECE054||Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures|
|CHCECE055||Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care|
|CHCECE056||Work effectively in children’s education and care|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID012||Provide First Aid in an education and care setting|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|Course Code||Course Name|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Upon completion of this course, students may further their studies with a CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Suitable Career outcomes may include:
Traineeship Eligibility: You must already be employed to enrol as a trainee with Educare College. Speak to your employer about choosing Educare College as your Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).
Cost: Eligible apprentices and trainees that meet the Queensland state funding requirements will be charged a set fee per nominal hour. These fees are calculated at a regulated rate of $1.60 per nominal hour. Concession rates apply for students who hold a current Health Care Card or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. See here.
Non-funded trainees will be charged a fee for the service cost. These will be confirmed prior to the commencement of training.
Information regarding costs will be outlined on the agreed training plan, which will be provided to the employer and apprentice or trainee at the time of induction.
Queensland Certificate 3 Guarantee – for students residing in Queensland
Funding for this qualification may be available through the Certificate 3 Guarantee program, funded by the Queensland Government. Please read the Certificate 3 Guarantee program student fact sheet at https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/providers/funded/certificate3
Fee for Service: Non-funded trainees will be charged a fee for the service cost. These will be confirmed prior to the commencement of training.
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