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CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Play a vital role in children’s educational development and learning
The CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will provide students with the skills to plan engaging and educational activities to help children develop to their full potential. Learn how to create individual profiles and work with families to provide appropriate childhood education and care.

The CHC30121 Certificate lll in Early Childhood and Care qualification provides students with the skills, knowledge and qualification required to work in a regulated early childhood setting. The qualification has 17 units of competence – 15 core and 2 electives.

Each unit covers the key skills and knowledge required to practice as a qualified Early Childhood Educator. Students will learn how to:

  • Safely care for babies, toddlers and young children from 0-5 years

  • Understand the theory behind how a child develops and grows

  • Plan creative and fun experiences that foster the child’s development, wellbeing and creativity

  • Develop rewarding and positive relationships with children and their families

  • Understand the legislative and regulatory frameworks that govern the industry and ensure you work legally and ethically

  • Understand the importance of cultural competence and how to ensure all families and children are cared for in an inclusive environment

  • Perform the principles of First Aid – HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting - requires a physical capability of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on an adult/child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

All learning and assessment resources are provided by Benchmark College. To complete the self-directed learning and assessment component, access to the internet and a computer is also required.

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