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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • Duration12 Months
    120 Hours WP

Course Overview

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Career Opportunities:

  • Early Childhood Education Assistant
  • Family Day Care Operator
  • Nanny


If you are looking to kickstart a rewarding career in Early Childhood Education and Care, this course by Kirana Colleges is the course for you. The course will teach you the skills and knowledge required to support children’s wellbeing, learning, and development.

Some topics covered in this course include: developing positive and respectful relationships with children, promoting and providing healthy food and drinks, and much more. Please find a full list of units further below.

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care by Collaboration Learning (RTO: 52247).

Students will require a Working with Children Check.

There is also a work placement component for this course. 120 hours of supervised work placement within a regulated Early Childhood Service catering for children between the ages 0 – 6 is required. During your 120 hours of work placement, there is a requirement to work wih babies and toddlers aged 0-2 years. Students must have a Diploma trained staff member supervising them throughout the work placement hours.

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Job Outcomes

  • Early Childhood Education Assistant
  • Family Day Care Operator
  • Nanny
  • Out of School Hours Care Assistant
  • Playgroup Supervisor

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It’s preferred that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent.

Students will need to obtain a Working with Children Check


Core Units

CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE009 – Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE004 – Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE002 – Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 – Provide care for children
CHCECE005 – Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 – Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE001 – Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCECE010 – Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 – Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 – Use information about children to inform practice
HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Elective Units

CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012 – Support children to connect with their world
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people


Fees for this course vary depending on eligibility and payment method.

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About the Institution

Kirana Colleges provides work-ready courses and qualifications. They aim to have their students reach their potential by equipping them with the skills and ‘can do’ attitude employers are looking for. Qualifications through Kirana Colleges are awarded by one of the following registered training organisations: Collaboration Learning Pty Ltd (RTO 52247) Maxis Solutions Pty Ltd (RTO 91428)