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Early Childhood Education and Care

A qualification in children’s services can be very rewarding and engaging as you become part of a child’s growth and development and help them learn in an environment that is engaging and supporting. Our courses will provide you with the basic skills needed to assist in caring for the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings – through to the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care centre.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CHC30113 J587 Early Childhood Education and Care Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Wyndham Campus
child carer, early childhood care, nanny, playgroup assistant, cert 3 early childhood, cert 3 education

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development. This course is the nationally regulated entry level qualification for working in Early Childhood Education and Care settings.

Participants will learn how to implement the National Quality Framework, National Regulations and National Quality Standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. Participants will develop skills in facilitating children’s play, cultural competence, and creating healthy and safe environments.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

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This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21.  This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

CHC50113 J594 Early Childhood Education and Care Diploma Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Full-time
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Child carer, early childhood education, nanny, day care worker, playgroup assistant, dip early childhood, dip education, diploma early childhood

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development.

This course reflects the role of an educator who is responsible for the planning, implementing and management of programs in early childhood education and care services in accordance with legislative requirements and national quality standards. Participants will learn how to document, plan and evaluate children’s play, with a focus on inclusion, mentoring, management and working in a culturally diverse environment.

As part of this qualification, participants will undertake  240 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

Upon completion of the Diploma, participants will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. Participants will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-12 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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Page last updated July 25, 2016