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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 18 Months
    120 HR WP

Course Overview

Accreditation: The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care by Open Colleges is a Nationally Recognised Qualification

If you are looking to kickstart your career in Early Childhood Education, this Cert III course by Open Colleges will take you one step closer. The course is also suitable for anyone working in the industry but require a qualification. The course will teach you how to assist young children to learn better in a compliant manner.

Topics covered in this course include: ethical requirements, providing care for babies and toddlers

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care by Open Colleges Pty Ltd (RTO: 90796).

Please Note: There is a 120 hour work placement requirement for this course.

Enquire now to find out more about this online course in Early Childhood Education and Care!


Job Outcomes

  • Educator in a Center
  • Family Day Care Center

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • 18 Years of age
  • Completion of Year 10
  • Year 10 level of English
  • Computing
  • HLTAID004 to be completed at own cost as it’s not provided by Open Colleges


CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
CHCECE009 – Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE001 – Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE002 – Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE005 – Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE003 – Provide care for children
CHCECE007 – Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE004 – Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE010 – Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE013 – Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE011 – Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety
MODULES 15-20 – Electives
HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting – Please note that this subject is not provided by Open Colleges. It will need to be completed at your own cost with a separate provider. 


Enquire now to find out more about this Early Childhood Education and Care course.

Fees for Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

Government funding
Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.