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CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Details

Course Summary

Studying a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will learn how to work within organisational policies and procedures, develop an understanding of how to use individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care and education to children, as well as the skills needed to facilitate leisure and play. Upon completion you will be qualified to work within the requirements of the Education and Care National Quality Framework.

Entry Requirements

Required: Completion of bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course. 

Ability to complete vocational placement component for the duration of the qualification.

Ability to obtain a Suitability Card (Blue Card).

Vocational Placement and Work Integrated Learning

Students must complete a Vocational Placement and/or Work Integrated Learning as part of this qualification.

Additional information

Vocational Placement is required for each unit within each cluster of qualification CHC30113. Vocational Placement Tasks form part of the assessment requirements. Completion of Vocational Placement Process and relevant documents prior to student attending vocational placement.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Full Fee $4,338.00 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $756.00 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $288.00 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $241.00 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $42.00 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $16.00 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
  • Start TAFE Now
Skill Area
  • Child Care
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Pathways: On completion of CHC30113 Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care, opportunities to access higher level degree qualifications exist within CQUniversity. Credits from this Certificate are recognised and embedded in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Occupations include but are not limited to: Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, School Aged Care Educator, Nanny.

Delivery Agreement

Yeppoon State High School provides the following services on behalf of CQUniversity for this course: - Recruitment of senior students enrolled at Yeppoon State High School - Provision of educational or support services - Delivery of training and/or assessment Senior students should email: the.principal@yeppoonshs.eq.edu.au

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 15 core units
  2. Complete 3 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
On-campus

This qualification is delivered over a 45 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • On-campus
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Cluster 1 - Children's Health and Safety

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Follow Safe Work Practices
  • Workplace Emergency Procedures
  • Implement Safe Work Practices
  • Support Each Child's Health and Safety
  • Rest Times
  • Supporting Children and Families
  • Implementing Effective Hygiene Procedures
  • Supervising children to ensure safety
  • Planning Excursions
  • Minimise Risks
  • Promote healthy Eating
  • Plan Food and Drinks
  • Recommend Dietary Intakes
  • Maintain Food Safety
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 - First Aid
To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Understanding your role and responsibilities
  • Participate effectively in the work environment
  • legislation relevant to Early Childhood Education and Care
  • The rights of the child
  • Supporting children and families
  • Legal framework of child abuse
  • Dealing with suspected child abuse
  • Ethical and nurturing practices
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 - Play and Development

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Support Holistic Development
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education and Play
  • Creating Learning Experiences
  • Creating Play Environments
  • Use Information about Children to Inform Practice
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Behaviour Management Theories
  • Creating a Behaviour Management Plan
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 - Physical and emotional Wellbeing

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Caring for children
  • Ways children communicate
  • Providing opportunities to rest
  • Nappy changing and toileting
  • Hygiene and safety
  • Food and nutrition
  • Emotional needs of babies and toddlers
  • Promoting physical activity

In this cluster 120 hours vocational placement are required working with children under 24 months of age.

CHCECE003 Provide care for children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Culture
  • The history of the Aboriginals Peoples
  • Contemporary Aboriginal issues
  • Contemporary Torres Strait Islanders issues
  • Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices
  • Communication
  • Cross-cultural conflict resolution
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
Electives

Total number of units 18.  15 core units and 3 elective units.   

At least one unit must be selected from the training.gov.au website - see packaging rules for this qualification.

Up to two units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

No units have been assigned to this unit group

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
1 CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
2 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
3 CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
4 CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
4 CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice
4 CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
4 CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
4 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
5 CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
5 CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
6 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
6 CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
6 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety


Mixed Mode

This qualification is delivered over a 64 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • Mixed Mode
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Cluster 1 - Children's Health and Safety

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Follow Safe Work Practices
  • Workplace Emergency Procedures
  • Implement Safe Work Practices
  • Support Each Child's Health and Safety
  • Rest Times
  • Supporting Children and Families
  • Implementing Effective Hygiene Procedures
  • Supervising children to ensure safety
  • Planning Excursions
  • Minimise Risks
  • Promote healthy Eating
  • Plan Food and Drinks
  • Recommend Dietary Intakes
  • Maintain Food Safety
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 - First Aid
To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Understanding your role and responsibilities
  • Participate effectively in the work environment
  • legislation relevant to Early Childhood Education and Care
  • The rights of the child
  • Supporting children and families
  • Legal framework of child abuse
  • Dealing with suspected child abuse
  • Ethical and nurturing practices
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 - Play and Development

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Support Holistic Development
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education and Play
  • Creating Learning Experiences
  • Creating Play Environments
  • Use Information about Children to Inform Practice
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Behaviour Management Theories
  • Creating a Behaviour Management Plan
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 - Physical and Emotional Wellbeing
In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Caring for children
  • Ways children communicate
  • Providing opportunities to rest
  • Nappy changing and toileting
  • Hygiene and safety
  • Food and nutrition
  • Emotional needs of babies and toddlers
  • Promoting physical activity

In this cluster 120 hours vocational placement are required working with children under 24 months of age.

CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE003 Provide care for children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Culture
  • The history of the Aboriginals Peoples
  • Contemporary Aboriginal issues
  • Contemporary Torres Strait Islanders issues
  • Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices
  • Communication
  • Cross-cultural conflict resolution
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence More Information Training.gov Details
Electives

Total number of units = 18

• 15 core units

• 3 elective units

• at least 1 must be selected from the training.gov.au website - see packaging rules for this qualification.

• up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome. All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

No units have been assigned to this unit group

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
1 CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
1 CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
2 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
3 CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
4 CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
4 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
4 CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
4 CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
4 CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice
5 CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
5 CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
6 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
6 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
6 CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence


VET in Schools (VETiS) - Yeppoon State High School

This qualification is delivered over a 2 year period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.
  • Mixed Mode
Cluster 1 - Children's Health and Safety

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Follow Safe Work Practices
  • Workplace Emergency Procedures
  • Implement Safe Work Practices
  • Support Each Child's Health and Safety
  • Rest Times
  • Supporting Children and Families
  • Implementing Effective Hygiene Procedures
  • Supervising children to ensure safety
  • Planning Excursions
  • Minimise Risks
  • Promote healthy Eating
  • Plan Food and Drinks
  • Recommend Dietary Intakes
  • Maintain Food Safety
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 - First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Understanding your role and responsibilities
  • Participate effectively in the work environment
  • legislation relevant to Early Childhood Education and Care
  • The rights of the child
  • Supporting children and families
  • Legal framework of child abuse
  • Dealing with suspected child abuse
  • Ethical and nurturing practices
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 - Play and Development

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Support Holistic Development
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education and Play
  • Creating Learning Experiences
  • Creating Play Environments
  • Use Information about Children to Inform Practice
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Behaviour Management Theories
  • Creating a Behaviour Management Plan
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 - Physical and Emotional Wellbeing

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Caring for children
  • Ways children communicate
  • Providing opportunities to rest
  • Nappy changing and toileting
  • Hygiene and safety
  • Food and nutrition
  • Emotional needs of babies and toddlers
  • Promoting physical activity

In this cluster 120 hours vocational placement are required working with children under 24 months of age.

CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE003 Provide care for children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Culture
  • The history of the Aboriginals Peoples
  • Contemporary Aboriginal issues
  • Contemporary Torres Strait Islanders issues
  • Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices
  • Communication
  • Cross-cultural conflict resolution
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
Electives

Total number of units = 18

• 15 core units

• 3 elective units

• at least 1 must be selected from the training.gov.au website - see packaging rules for this qualification.

• up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome. All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

No units have been assigned to this unit group

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
1 CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
1 CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
2 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
3 CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
4 CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
4 CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice
4 CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
4 CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
4 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
5 CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
5 CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
6 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
6 CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
6 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people


Vet In Schools (VETiS) - Mixed Mode

This qualification is delivered over a 64 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Mixed Mode
Cluster 1 - Children's Health and Safety

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Follow Safe Work Practices
  • Workplace Emergency Procedures
  • Implement Safe Work Practices
  • Support Each Child's Health and Safety
  • Rest Times
  • Supporting Children and Families
  • Implementing Effective Hygiene Procedures
  • Supervising children to ensure safety
  • Planning Excursions
  • Minimise Risks
  • Promote healthy Eating
  • Plan Food and Drinks
  • Recommend Dietary Intakes
  • Maintain Food Safety
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 - First Aid
To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Understanding your role and responsibilities
  • Participate effectively in the work environment
  • legislation relevant to Early Childhood Education and Care
  • The rights of the child
  • Supporting children and families
  • Legal framework of child abuse
  • Dealing with suspected child abuse
  • Ethical and nurturing practices
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 - Play and Development

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Support Holistic Development
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education and Play
  • Creating Learning Experiences
  • Creating Play Environments
  • Use Information about Children to Inform Practice
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Behaviour Management Theories
  • Creating a Behaviour Management Plan
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 - Physical and Emotional Wellbeing
In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Caring for children
  • Ways children communicate
  • Providing opportunities to rest
  • Nappy changing and toileting
  • Hygiene and safety
  • Food and nutrition
  • Emotional needs of babies and toddlers
  • Promoting physical activity

In this cluster 120 hours vocational placement are required working with children under 24 months of age.

CHCECE003 Provide care for children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Culture
  • The history of the Aboriginals Peoples
  • Contemporary Aboriginal issues
  • Contemporary Torres Strait Islanders issues
  • Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices
  • Communication
  • Cross-cultural conflict resolution
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence More Information Training.gov Details
Electives

Total number of units = 18

• 15 core units

• 3 elective units

• at least 1 must be selected from the training.gov.au website - see packaging rules for this qualification.

• up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome. All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

No units have been assigned to this unit group

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
1 CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
2 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
3 CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
4 CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
4 CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
4 CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice
4 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
4 CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
5 CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
5 CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
6 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
6 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
6 CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence


Vet In Schools (VETiS) - On-campus

This qualification is delivered over a 45 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Cluster 1 - Children's Health and Safety

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Follow Safe Work Practices
  • Workplace Emergency Procedures
  • Implement Safe Work Practices
  • Support Each Child's Health and Safety
  • Rest Times
  • Supporting Children and Families
  • Implementing Effective Hygiene Procedures
  • Supervising children to ensure safety
  • Planning Excursions
  • Minimise Risks
  • Promote healthy Eating
  • Plan Food and Drinks
  • Recommend Dietary Intakes
  • Maintain Food Safety
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 - First Aid
To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Understanding your role and responsibilities
  • Participate effectively in the work environment
  • legislation relevant to Early Childhood Education and Care
  • The rights of the child
  • Supporting children and families
  • Legal framework of child abuse
  • Dealing with suspected child abuse
  • Ethical and nurturing practices
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 - Play and Development

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Support Holistic Development
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education and Play
  • Creating Learning Experiences
  • Creating Play Environments
  • Use Information about Children to Inform Practice
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Behaviour Management Theories
  • Creating a Behaviour Management Plan
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 - Physical and emotional Wellbeing

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Caring for children
  • Ways children communicate
  • Providing opportunities to rest
  • Nappy changing and toileting
  • Hygiene and safety
  • Food and nutrition
  • Emotional needs of babies and toddlers
  • Promoting physical activity

In this cluster 120 hours vocational placement are required working with children under 24 months of age.

CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE003 Provide care for children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Culture
  • The history of the Aboriginals Peoples
  • Contemporary Aboriginal issues
  • Contemporary Torres Strait Islanders issues
  • Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices
  • Communication
  • Cross-cultural conflict resolution
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence More Information Training.gov Details
Electives

Total number of units 18.  15 core units and 3 elective units.   

At least one unit must be selected from the training.gov.au website - see packaging rules for this qualification.

Up to two units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

No units have been assigned to this unit group

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
1 CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
2 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
3 CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
4 CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
4 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
4 CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
4 CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
4 CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice
5 CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
5 CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
6 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
6 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
6 CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence


Vet In Schools (VETiS) - On-Campus - Bundaberg Only

45 weeks.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Cluster 1 - Children's Health and Safety
In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics: Follow Safe Work Practices Workplace Emergency Procedures Implement Safe Work Practices Support Each Child's Health and Safety Rest Times Supporting Children and Families Implementing Effective Hygiene Procedures Supervising children to ensure safety Planning Excursions Minimise Risks Promote healthy Eating Plan Food and Drinks Recommend Dietary Intakes Maintain Food Safety
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics: Understanding your role and responsibilities Participate effectively in the work environment legislation relevant to Early Childhood Education and Care The rights of the child Supporting children and families Legal framework of child abuse Dealing with suspected child abuse Ethical and nurturing practices
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture
In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics: Culture The history of the Aboriginals Peoples Contemporary Aboriginal issues Contemporary Torres Strait Islanders issues Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices Communication Cross-cultural conflict resolution
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
1 CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
2 CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
2 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
2 CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
3 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
3 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
3 CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence


On-Campus - Bundaberg Only

45 weeks.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Cluster 1 - Children's Health and Safety
In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics: Follow Safe Work Practices Workplace Emergency Procedures Implement Safe Work Practices Support Each Child's Health and Safety Rest Times Supporting Children and Families Implementing Effective Hygiene Procedures Supervising children to ensure safety Planning Excursions Minimise Risks Promote healthy Eating Plan Food and Drinks Recommend Dietary Intakes Maintain Food Safety
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness
In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics: Understanding your role and responsibilities Participate effectively in the work environment legislation relevant to Early Childhood Education and Care The rights of the child Supporting children and families Legal framework of child abuse Dealing with suspected child abuse Ethical and nurturing practices
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture
In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics: Culture The history of the Aboriginals Peoples Contemporary Aboriginal issues Contemporary Torres Strait Islanders issues Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices Communication Cross-cultural conflict resolution
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
1 CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
1 CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
2 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
2 CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
2 CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
3 CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
3 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
3 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people


Trainees (User Choice)

This qualification is delivered over a 64 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • Online
Cluster 1 - Children's Health and Safety

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Follow Safe Work Practices
  • Workplace Emergency Procedures
  • Implement Safe Work Practices
  • Support Each Child's Health and Safety
  • Rest Times
  • Supporting Children and Families
  • Implementing Effective Hygiene Procedures
  • Supervising children to ensure safety
  • Planning Excursions
  • Minimise Risks
  • Promote healthy Eating
  • Plan Food and Drinks
  • Recommend Dietary Intakes
  • Maintain Food Safety
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 - First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 - Workplace Effectiveness

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Understanding your role and responsibilities
  • Participate effectively in the work environment
  • Legislation relevant to Early Childhood Education and Care
  • The rights of the child Supporting children and families
  • Legal framework of child abuse
  • Dealing with suspected child abuse
  • Ethical and nurturing practices
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 - Play and Development

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Support Holistic Development
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education and Play
  • Creating Learning Experiences
  • Creating Play Environments
  • Use Information about Children to Inform Practice
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Behaviour Management Theories
  • Creating a Behaviour Management Plan
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 - Physical and Emotional Wellbeing

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Caring for children
  • Ways children communicate
  • Providing opportunities to rest
  • Nappy changing and toileting
  • Hygiene and safety
  • Food and nutrition
  • Emotional needs of babies and toddlers
  • Promoting physical activity

In this cluster 120 hours vocational placement are required working with children under 24 months of age.

CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE003 Provide care for children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 - Community and Culture

In this cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Culture
  • The history of the Aboriginals Peoples
  • Contemporary Aboriginal issues
  • Contemporary Torres Strait Islanders issues
  • Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices
  • Communication
  • Cross-cultural conflict resolution
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
Electives

Total number of units = 18

• 15 core units

• 3 elective units

• at least 1 must be selected from the training.gov.au website - see packaging rules for this qualification.

• up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome. All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

No units have been assigned to this unit group

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
1 CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
3 CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
4 CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
4 CHCECE013 - Use information about children to inform practice
4 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
4 CHCECE010 - Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
4 CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
5 CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
5 CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
6 CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
6 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
6 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
Project
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

On-campus

On-campus

Cairns

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Gladstone

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Mixed Mode

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time

VET in Schools (VETiS) - Yeppoon State High School

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Vet In Schools (VETiS) - Mixed Mode

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time

Vet In Schools (VETiS) - On-campus

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Vet In Schools (VETiS) - On-Campus - Bundaberg Only

On-campus

Bundaberg

June: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

On-Campus - Bundaberg Only

On-campus

Bundaberg

June: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Trainees (User Choice)

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

On-campus

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Mixed Mode

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

VET in Schools (VETiS) - Yeppoon State High School

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Vet In Schools (VETiS) - Mixed Mode

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Vet In Schools (VETiS) - On-campus

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Vet In Schools (VETiS) - On-Campus - Bundaberg Only

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

On-Campus - Bundaberg Only

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Trainees (User Choice)

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Enrolment Sequence

Please refer to the VET Course Planners for further details relating to the enrolment sequence of this course.  


Enrolment Advice On-Campus


February Intake Cluster 1 – Units CHCECE002, CHCECE004, CHCECE016, HLTWHS001 

You may only enrol from 3 February 2020 to 14 February 2020 into Cluster 1.  You will receive a welcome email from the teacher with details of how to participate on Moodle within 10 days of your enrolment date.  


Rockhampton North Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 10, Room 1.33

Class commences 4 February to 8 May 2020

Bundaberg Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 5, Room G.21

Class commences 4 February to 8 May 2020

Gladstone Marina Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 603, Room G.25 

Class commences 4 February to 8 May 2020



April Intake Cluster 3 – Units CHCLEG001, CHCECE009, CHCPRT001 

You may only enrol from 6 April 2020 to 17 April 2020 into Cluster 3.  You will receive a welcome email from the teacher with details of how to participate on Moodle within 10 days of your enrolment date.

Rockhampton North Campus:

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 10, Room 1.33

Class commences 28 April to 19 June 2020

Bundaberg Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 5, Room G.21

Class commences 28 April to 19 June 2020

Gladstone Marina Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 603, Room G.25 

Class commences 28 April to 19 June 2020


July Intake Cluster 4 - Units CHCECE006, CHCECE007, CHCECE010, CHCECE011, CHCECE013

You may only enrol from 6 July 2020 to 17 July 2020 for Cluster 4.  You will receive a welcome email from the teacher with details of how to participate on Moodle within 10 days of your enrolment date.  

Rockhampton North Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 10, Room 1.33

Class commences 14 July to 20 October 2020

Bundaberg Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 5, G.21

Class commences 14 July to 20 October 2020

Gladstone Marina Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 603, Room G.25

Class commences 14 July to 20 October 2020

Cairns Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in CQUniversity Building, Room 3.47

Class commences 14 July to 20 October 2002

October Intake Cluster 5 - Units CHCECE003, CHCECE005

You may only enrol from 5 October 2020 to 16 October 2020 for Cluster 5.  You will receive a welcome email from the teacher with details of how to participate on Moodle within 10 days of your enrolment date.  

Rockhampton North Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 10, Room 1.33

Class commences 27 October to 1 December 2020

Bundaberg Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 5, G.21

Class commences 27 October to 1 December 2020

Gladstone Marina Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in Building 603, Room G.25

Class commences 27 October to 1 December 2020

Cairns Campus

9.00am to 3.00pm in CQUniversity Building, Room 3.47

Class commences 27 October to 1 December 2020