Course History

Please note that the information shown below is for an obsolete version of the course. Please select the 'Next Version' button to view more relevant data

Previous Version Version Effective: 23rd of February, 2022 Next Version
Version Effective: 23rd of February, 2022

CHC30121 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children's education and care services in Australia. They support children's wellbeing and development in the context of an approved learning framework and within organisational policies and procedures, within the requirements of the Education and Care National Quality Framework. Attaining the required skills and knowledge of an Early Childhood educator provides you with an understanding of how to engage children in play-based learning activities, that contribute to reaching individual children's developmental milestones. To achieve this qualification, students must have completed a total of at least 160 hours of work in a regulated children's education and care service in Australia.  The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.


Entry Requirements

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

The requirement to complete vocational placement component for the duration of the qualification of 160 hours in a regulated children's education and care service in Australia.

The requirement to successfully obtain a Working With Children Check relevant to your state in Australia.

Access to a computer, Internet and intermediate computer skills. 24 hour CQUniversity computer labs are available on selected campuses, refer to www.cqu.edu.au.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

The COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory to be eligible to attend a WIL placement for this course. Students will be required to provide evidence of having completed a COVID-19 vaccination schedule by the closing date prior to a WIL placement. The vaccine received must be a vaccine approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia.


Vocational Placement and Work Integrated Learning

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

Additional information

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a regulated education and care service, with a mandatory work placement of 160 hours.

Within this time allocation, students can demonstrate the required vocational placement tasks and skills for other units as required for the qualification.

Students may be required to complete additional hours of Vocational Placement, to what is listed on the training package, to achieve this qualification, which is inclusive of the 160 hours required for units CHCECE031, CHCECE032, CHCECE035 and CHCECE036.

Units CHCECE031, CHCECE032, CHCECE035 and CHCECE036 have mandatory work placement of 160 hours for each unit. To assist students to meet this requirement we have clustered these units, as the total number of 160 hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirements of workplace hours within this qualification.


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $4,675.00 (2022)
Subsidised Full Fee $816.00 (2022)
Subsidised Concession Fee $340.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $275.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee per unit $48.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $20.00 (2022)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit $13.60 (2022)
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
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:  CHC30121 Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care is a pre-requisite to the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.  Students can further their study opportunities with unit credits towards other qualifications within CQUniversity.

Occupations include but are not limited to Early Childhood Educator in long day care services, family daycare, in-home care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 15 core units
  2. Complete 2 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

There are two (2) on-campus yearly admissions for the Rockhampton North campus only for this course, they are:

  • February admission
  • July admission

Gladstone campus has one yearly admission for on-campus delivery in February.

This course is delivered over a 38 week period, however as it is competency and cluster-based, it may be possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Students must complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within an early childhood setting, with a mandatory work placement of 160 hours in a regulated children's education and care service in Australia. The total number of 160 hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement of workplace hours within this qualification.

Students may be required to complete 304 hours of Vocational Placement within this course to demonstrate practical tasks, which is inclusive of the 160 hours required for units CHCECE031, CHCECE032, CHCECE035 and CHCECE036.

  • On-campus
First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID012 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID012 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Health and Safety

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

  • follow safe work practices
  • implement safe work practices
  • contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • reflect on own safe work practices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Legal and Ethical

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

  • identify legal and ethical obligations
  • meet legal and ethical obligations
  • contribute to workplace improvements
  • implement work practices that support the protection of children and young people
  • report indications of the possible risk of harm
  • apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Culture and Community

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

  • reflect on values and biases
  • demonstrate respect for inclusion and diversity
  • support children's understanding of inclusion and diversity
  • identify perspectives on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures
  • investigate the local context for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures in daily practice
  • support children's understanding and respect
  • reflect on own perspectives
  • appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • promote understanding across diverse groups
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Engaging with Environments

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

  • identify learning frameworks
  • apply the learning framework
  • reflect on the use of the learning framework
  • support children to develop an understanding of the natural environment
  • develop children's appreciation of the natural environment
  • enhance children's engagement with the natural environment
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Best Practice

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

  • implement hygiene and health procedures
  • support each child's health needs
  • promote physical activity
  • promote healthy and safe eating
  • provide opportunities for sleep, rest and relaxation
  • supervise children
  • minimise risks in the environment
  • support children to respond to risks
  • provide a safe and healthy environment
  • develop relationships with babies and toddlers
  • develop effective relationships with family members
  • promote safe sleep
  • provide positive nappy-changing and toileting experiences
  • promote quality mealtime environments
  • create a healthy and safe environment
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE031 Support children's health, safety and wellbeing More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Play and Development

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

  • support physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development
  • support holistic learning and development
  • create environments for play
  • support children's agency through play and learning
  • review and evaluate play opportunities
  • observe and interact with children
  • seek information from secondary sources
  • record and communicate information
  • analyse and interpret information and observations
  • contribute to curriculum planning
  • interact positively with children
  • support and respect children
  • identify factors that influence the behaviour of individuals
  • identify factors that influence group dynamics
  • support the development of pro-social behaviours
  • reflect on relationships with children
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Effective Work Practices

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

  • source and use information on work in children's education
  • work within service requirements
  • use effective work practices
  • work collaboratively 
  • develop personal professional practice
  • organise work schedule
  • complete work tasks
  • review work performance
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children's education and care 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
2 CHCECE055 - Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care
2 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCECE030 - Support inclusion and diversity
3 CHCECE054 - Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
3 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
4 CHCECE037 - Support children to connect with the natural environment
4 CHCECE034 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
5 CHCECE032 - Nurture babies and toddlers
5 CHCECE031 - Support children's health, safety and wellbeing
6 CHCECE038 - Observe children to inform practice
6 CHCECE036 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
6 CHCECE035 - Support the holistic learning and development of children
6 CHCECE033 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
7 BSBPEF202 - Plan and apply time management
7 CHCECE056 - Work effectively in children's education and care

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
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

START TAFE NOW (STN) - ON CAMPUS

There are two (2) on-campus yearly admissions for the Rockhampton North campus only for this course, they are:

  • February admission
  • July admission

Gladstone campus has one yearly admission for on-campus delivery in February.

This course is delivered over a 38 week period, however as it is competency and cluster-based, it may be possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Students must complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within an early childhood setting, with a mandatory work placement of 160 hours in a regulated children's education and care service in Australia. The total number of 160 hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement of workplace hours within this qualification.

Students may be required to complete 304 hours of Vocational Placement within this course to demonstrate practical tasks, which is inclusive of the 160 hours required for units CHCECE031, CHCECE032, CHCECE035 and CHCECE036.

  • On-campus
First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID012 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID012 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Health and Safety

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

  • follow safe work practices
  • implement safe work practices
  • contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • reflect on own safe work practices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Legal and Ethical

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

  • identify legal and ethical obligations
  • meet legal and ethical obligations
  • contribute to workplace improvements
  • implement work practices that support the protection of children and young people
  • report indications of the possible risk of harm
  • apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Culture and Community

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

  • reflect on values and biases
  • demonstrate respect for inclusion and diversity
  • support children's understanding of inclusion and diversity
  • identify perspectives on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures
  • investigate the local context for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures in daily practice
  • support children's understanding and respect
  • reflect on own perspectives
  • appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • promote understanding across diverse groups
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Engaging with Environments

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

  • identify learning frameworks
  • apply the learning framework
  • reflect on the use of the learning framework
  • support children to develop an understanding of the natural environment
  • develop children's appreciation of the natural environment
  • enhance children's engagement with the natural environment
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Best Practice

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

  • implement hygiene and health procedures
  • support each child's health needs
  • promote physical activity
  • promote healthy and safe eating
  • provide opportunities for sleep, rest and relaxation
  • supervise children
  • minimise risks in the environment
  • support children to respond to risks
  • provide a safe and healthy environment
  • develop relationships with babies and toddlers
  • develop effective relationships with family members
  • promote safe sleep
  • provide positive nappy-changing and toileting experiences
  • promote quality mealtime environments
  • create a healthy and safe environment
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE031 Support children's health, safety and wellbeing More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Play and Development

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

  • support physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development
  • support holistic learning and development
  • create environments for play
  • support children's agency through play and learning
  • review and evaluate play opportunities
  • observe and interact with children
  • seek information from secondary sources
  • record and communicate information
  • analyse and interpret information and observations
  • contribute to curriculum planning
  • interact positively with children
  • support and respect children
  • identify factors that influence the behaviour of individuals
  • identify factors that influence group dynamics
  • support the development of pro-social behaviours
  • reflect on relationships with children
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Effective Work Practices

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

  • source and use information on work in children's education
  • work within service requirements
  • use effective work practices
  • work collaboratively
  • develop personal professional practice
  • organise work schedule
  • complete work tasks
  • review work performance
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children's education and care 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
2 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
2 CHCECE055 - Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care
3 CHCECE030 - Support inclusion and diversity
3 CHCECE054 - Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
3 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
4 CHCECE037 - Support children to connect with the natural environment
4 CHCECE034 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
5 CHCECE032 - Nurture babies and toddlers
5 CHCECE031 - Support children's health, safety and wellbeing
6 CHCECE035 - Support the holistic learning and development of children
6 CHCECE036 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
6 CHCECE038 - Observe children to inform practice
6 CHCECE033 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
7 BSBPEF202 - Plan and apply time management
7 CHCECE056 - Work effectively in children's education and care

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
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

ONLINE

This course is delivered over a 50 week period, however as it is competency and cluster-based, it may be possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within an early childhood setting, with a mandatory work placement of 160 hours in a regulated children's education and care service in Australia. The total number of 160 hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement of workplace hours within this qualification.

Students may be required to complete 350 hours of Vocational Placement within this course to demonstrate practical tasks, which is inclusive of the 160 hours required for units CHCECE031, CHCECE032, CHCECE035 and CHCECE036.

  • Online
First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID012 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID012 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Health and Safety

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

  • follow safe work practices
  • implement safe work practices
  • contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • reflect on own safe work practices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Legal and Ethical

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

  • identify legal and ethical obligations
  • meet legal and ethical obligations
  • contribute to workplace improvements
  • implement work practices that support the protection of children and young people
  • report indications of the possible risk of harm
  • apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Culture and Community

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

  • reflect on values and biases
  • demonstrate respect for inclusion and diversity
  • support children's understanding of inclusion and diversity
  • identify perspectives on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures
  • investigate the local context for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures in daily practice
  • support children's understanding and respect
  • reflect on own perspectives
  • appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • promote understanding across diverse groups
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Engaging with Environments

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

  • identify learning frameworks
  • apply the learning framework
  • reflect on the use of the learning framework
  • support children to develop an understanding of the natural environment
  • develop children's appreciation of the natural environment
  • enhance children's engagement with the natural environment
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Best Practice

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

  • implement hygiene and health procedures
  • support each child's health needs
  • promote physical activity
  • promote healthy and safe eating
  • provide opportunities for sleep, rest and relaxation
  • supervise children
  • minimise risks in the environment
  • support children to respond to risks
  • provide a safe and healthy environment
  • develop relationships with babies and toddlers
  • develop effective relationships with family members
  • promote safe sleep
  • provide positive nappy-changing and toileting experiences
  • promote quality mealtime environments
  • create a healthy and safe environment
CHCECE031 Support children's health, safety and wellbeing More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Play and Development

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

  • support physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development
  • support holistic learning and development
  • create environments for play
  • support children's agency through play and learning
  • review and evaluate play opportunities
  • observe and interact with children
  • seek information from secondary sources
  • record and communicate information
  • analyse and interpret information and observations
  • contribute to curriculum planning
  • interact positively with children
  • support and respect children
  • identify factors that influence the behaviour of individuals
  • identify factors that influence group dynamics
  • support the development of pro-social behaviours
  • reflect on relationships with children
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Effective Work Practices

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

  • source and use information on work in children's education
  • work within service requirements
  • use effective work practices
  • work collaboratively
  • develop personal professional practice
  • organise work schedule
  • complete work tasks
  • review work performance
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management 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
2 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
2 CHCECE055 - Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care
3 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
3 CHCECE054 - Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
3 CHCECE030 - Support inclusion and diversity
4 CHCECE037 - Support children to connect with the natural environment
4 CHCECE034 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
5 CHCECE031 - Support children's health, safety and wellbeing
5 CHCECE032 - Nurture babies and toddlers
6 CHCECE036 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
6 CHCECE035 - Support the holistic learning and development of children
6 CHCECE033 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
6 CHCECE038 - Observe children to inform practice
7 CHCECE056 - Work effectively in children's education and care
7 BSBPEF202 - Plan and apply time management

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
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

START TAFE NOW (STN) ONLINE

This course is delivered over a 50 week period, however as it is competency and cluster-based, it may be possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within an early childhood setting, with a mandatory work placement of 160 hours in a regulated children's education and care service in Australia. The total number of 160 hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement of workplace hours within this qualification.

Students may be required to complete 350 hours of Vocational Placement within this course to demonstrate practical tasks, which is inclusive of the 160 hours required for units CHCECE031, CHCECE032, CHCECE035 and CHCECE036.

  • Online
First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID012 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID012 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Health and Safety

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

  • follow safe work practices
  • implement safe work practices
  • contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • reflect on own safe work practices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Legal and Ethical

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

  • identify legal and ethical obligations
  • meet legal and ethical obligations
  • contribute to workplace improvements
  • implement work practices that support the protection of children and young people
  • report indications of the possible risk of harm
  • apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Culture and Community

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

  • reflect on values and biases
  • demonstrate respect for inclusion and diversity
  • support children's understanding of inclusion and diversity
  • identify perspectives on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures
  • investigate the local context for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures in daily practice
  • support children's understanding and respect
  • reflect on own perspectives
  • appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • promote understanding across diverse groups
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Engaging with Environments

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

  • identify learning frameworks
  • apply the learning framework
  • reflect on the use of the learning framework
  • support children to develop an understanding of the natural environment
  • develop children's appreciation of the natural environment
  • enhance children's engagement with the natural environment
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Best Practice

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

  • implement hygiene and health procedures
  • support each child's health needs
  • promote physical activity
  • promote healthy and safe eating
  • provide opportunities for sleep, rest and relaxation
  • supervise children
  • minimise risks in the environment
  • support children to respond to risks
  • provide a safe and healthy environment
  • develop relationships with babies and toddlers
  • develop effective relationships with family members
  • promote safe sleep
  • provide positive nappy-changing and toileting experiences
  • promote quality mealtime environments
  • create a healthy and safe environment
CHCECE031 Support children's health, safety and wellbeing More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Play and Development

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

  • support physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development
  • support holistic learning and development
  • create environments for play
  • support children's agency through play and learning
  • review and evaluate play opportunities
  • observe and interact with children
  • seek information from secondary sources
  • record and communicate information
  • analyse and interpret information and observations
  • contribute to curriculum planning
  • interact positively with children
  • support and respect children
  • identify factors that influence the behaviour of individuals
  • identify factors that influence group dynamics
  • support the development of pro-social behaviours
  • reflect on relationships with children
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Effective Work Practices

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

  • source and use information on work in children's education
  • work within service requirements
  • use effective work practices
  • work collaboratively
  • develop personal professional practice
  • organise work schedule
  • complete work tasks
  • review work performance
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management 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
2 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
2 CHCECE055 - Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care
3 CHCECE030 - Support inclusion and diversity
3 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
3 CHCECE054 - Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
4 CHCECE037 - Support children to connect with the natural environment
4 CHCECE034 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
5 CHCECE031 - Support children's health, safety and wellbeing
5 CHCECE032 - Nurture babies and toddlers
6 CHCECE033 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
6 CHCECE036 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
6 CHCECE035 - Support the holistic learning and development of children
6 CHCECE038 - Observe children to inform practice
7 CHCECE056 - Work effectively in children's education and care
7 BSBPEF202 - Plan and apply time management

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
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

ON CAMPUS - The MaraWay QLD

This course is delivered over a 45 week period, however as it is competency and cluster-based, it may be possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Students must complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

  • On-campus
First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID012 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID012 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Health and Safety

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

  • follow safe work practices
  • implement safe work practices
  • contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • reflect on own safe work practices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Legal and Ethical

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

  • identify legal and ethical obligations
  • meet legal and ethical obligations
  • contribute to workplace improvements
  • implement work practices that support the protection of children and young people
  • report indications of the possible risk of harm
  • apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Culture and Community

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

  • reflect on values and biases
  • demonstrate respect for inclusion and diversity
  • support children's understanding of inclusion and diversity
  • identify perspectives on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures
  • investigate the local context for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures in daily practice
  • support children's understanding and respect
  • reflect on own perspectives
  • appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • promote understanding across diverse groups
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Engaging with Environments

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

  • identify learning frameworks
  • apply the learning framework
  • reflect on the use of the learning framework
  • support children to develop an understanding of the natural environment
  • develop children's appreciation of the natural environment
  • enhance children's engagement with the natural environment
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Best Practice

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

  • implement hygiene and health procedures
  • support each child's health needs
  • promote physical activity
  • promote healthy and safe eating
  • provide opportunities for sleep, rest and relaxation
  • supervise children
  • minimise risks in the environment
  • support children to respond to risks
  • provide a safe and healthy environment
  • develop relationships with babies and toddlers
  • develop effective relationships with family members
  • promote safe sleep
  • provide positive nappy-changing and toileting experiences
  • promote quality mealtime environments
  • create a healthy and safe environment
CHCECE031 Support children's health, safety and wellbeing More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Play and Development

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

  • support physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development
  • support holistic learning and development
  • create environments for play
  • support children's agency through play and learning
  • review and evaluate play opportunities
  • observe and interact with children
  • seek information from secondary sources
  • record and communicate information
  • analyse and interpret information and observations
  • contribute to curriculum planning
  • interact positively with children
  • support and respect children
  • identify factors that influence the behaviour of individuals
  • identify factors that influence group dynamics
  • support the development of pro-social behaviours
  • reflect on relationships with children
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Effective Work Practices

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

  • source and use information on work in children's education
  • work within service requirements
  • use effective work practices
  • work collaboratively 
  • develop personal professional practice
  • organise work schedule
  • complete work tasks
  • review work performance
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children's education and care 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
2 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
2 CHCECE055 - Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care
3 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
3 CHCECE054 - Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
3 CHCECE030 - Support inclusion and diversity
4 CHCECE034 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
4 CHCECE037 - Support children to connect with the natural environment
5 CHCECE031 - Support children's health, safety and wellbeing
5 CHCECE032 - Nurture babies and toddlers
6 CHCECE036 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
6 CHCECE038 - Observe children to inform practice
6 CHCECE033 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
6 CHCECE035 - Support the holistic learning and development of children
7 BSBPEF202 - Plan and apply time management
7 CHCECE056 - Work effectively in children's education and care

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
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

User Choice - Trainees

This course is delivered over a 50 week period, however as it is competency and cluster-based, it may be possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • Online
First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID012 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID012 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Health and Safety

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

  • follow safe work practices
  • implement safe work practices
  • contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • reflect on own safe work practices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Legal and Ethical

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

  • identify legal and ethical obligations
  • meet legal and ethical obligations
  • contribute to workplace improvements
  • implement work practices that support the protection of children and young people
  • report indications of the possible risk of harm
  • apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Culture and Community

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

  • reflect on values and biases
  • demonstrate respect for inclusion and diversity
  • support children's understanding of inclusion and diversity
  • identify perspectives on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures
  • investigate the local context for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures in daily practice
  • support children's understanding and respect
  • reflect on own perspectives
  • appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • promote understanding across diverse groups
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE030 Support inclusion and diversity More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Engaging with Environments

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

  • identify learning frameworks
  • apply the learning framework
  • reflect on the use of the learning framework
  • support children to develop an understanding of the natural environment
  • develop children's appreciation of the natural environment
  • enhance children's engagement with the natural environment
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE034 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Best Practice

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

  • implement hygiene and health procedures
  • support each child's health needs
  • promote physical activity
  • promote healthy and safe eating
  • provide opportunities for sleep, rest and relaxation
  • supervise children
  • minimise risks in the environment
  • support children to respond to risks
  • provide a safe and healthy environment
  • develop relationships with babies and toddlers
  • develop effective relationships with family members
  • promote safe sleep
  • provide positive nappy-changing and toileting experiences
  • promote quality mealtime environments
  • create a healthy and safe environment
CHCECE031 Support children's health, safety and wellbeing More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE032 Nurture babies and toddlers More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Play and Development

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

  • support physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development
  • support holistic learning and development
  • create environments for play
  • support children's agency through play and learning
  • review and evaluate play opportunities
  • observe and interact with children
  • seek information from secondary sources
  • record and communicate information
  • analyse and interpret information and observations
  • contribute to curriculum planning
  • interact positively with children
  • support and respect children
  • identify factors that influence the behaviour of individuals
  • identify factors that influence group dynamics
  • support the development of pro-social behaviours
  • reflect on relationships with children
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE033 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE035 Support the holistic learning and development of children More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE036 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Effective Work Practices

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

  • source and use information on work in children's education
  • work within service requirements
  • use effective work practices
  • work collaboratively
  • develop personal professional practice
  • organise work schedule
  • complete work tasks
  • review work performance
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children's education and care More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management 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
2 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
2 CHCECE055 - Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care
3 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
3 CHCECE054 - Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
3 CHCECE030 - Support inclusion and diversity
4 CHCECE034 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
4 CHCECE037 - Support children to connect with the natural environment
5 CHCECE031 - Support children's health, safety and wellbeing
5 CHCECE032 - Nurture babies and toddlers
6 CHCECE038 - Observe children to inform practice
6 CHCECE033 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
6 CHCECE035 - Support the holistic learning and development of children
6 CHCECE036 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
7 CHCECE056 - Work effectively in children's education and care
7 BSBPEF202 - Plan and apply time management

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
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid 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
Project
Third Party Verification
Practical Task
Written/Electronic Assessment
Other
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 2022 Availabilities

ON CAMPUS

On-campus

Rockhampton

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time

Gladstone

February: Full Time/Part Time

START TAFE NOW (STN) - ON CAMPUS

On-campus

Gladstone

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton

February: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time

ONLINE

Online
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

START TAFE NOW (STN) ONLINE

Online
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

ON CAMPUS - The MaraWay QLD

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

User Choice - Trainees

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
More Details

More Details

Enrolment Sequence
Please refer to the VET Course Planners for further details relating to the cluster enrolment sequence of this course.  The student must enrol into all units of the cluster unless they are eligible for credit transfer of any unit/s completed within another qualification.

 

On-Campus classes

Classes are conducted one day per week, every Tuesday from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm, except Queensland School holiday periods on the following campuses:

  • Rockhampton North campus building 10 Room 1.33
  • Gladstone Marina campus building 603 Room G25

Compulsory attendance requirements
Students who are not currently working in an educational workplace must organise a voluntary work placement. All students must complete practical assessment tasks along with a vocational placement logbook. All details to complete these processes are available on Moodle. Practical assessment tasks will be observed by a qualified supervisor in the workplace holding a Diploma or higher qualification relevant to the industry placement.


Resource requirements
All resources for this qualification are available online through Moodle.


Optional Attendance
Weekly zoom session options with a teacher to assist students with their study, all details on Moodle.