The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide care for individuals and groups of children, and to plan activities facilitating their leisure and play, enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously in a range of child care facilities such as full day care centres, occasional care facilities, crèches and early learning centres as an Early Childhood Educator

Quick Facts

Qualification: CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

Price: $6500

Career pathways:

  • Early childhood educator
  • Family day care worker
  • Nanny
  • Playgroup supervisor


12 months (2 days a week, 6 hours a day)

Face to face and 120 hours work placement

Delivery mode: Classroom

Location: 16D 77-79 Ashley Street. Braybrook VIC 3019

Entry requirements:

  • Ability to read and write
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Due to the physical requirements of this unit the student must be physically fit
  • Must be eligible have a Working with Children’s Check

Assessment methods:

Assessment methods include observation, demonstration, portfolio, questioning, third party evidence, workplace project, assignment, case studies and work placement.


Knights College (Rto ID 41269)

Course Outline:

To attain the CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care, 18 units of competency must be achieved:

HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

Develop cultural competence

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children 
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development