The purpose of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work within the Early Childhood Education and Care. Facilitating responsible behaviour in young children is also a fundamental component of working in Early Childhood Education in Care.
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.
In order to gain the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, a student must successfully complete a total of seventeen (17) units of competency, comprising of:
Support inclusion and diversity
Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing
Nurture babies and toddlers
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
Support the holistic learning and development of children
Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
Support children to connect with the natural environment
Observe children to inform practice
Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care
Work effectively in children’s education and care
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
Participate in workplace health and safety
Work with diverse people
Facilitate Responsible Behaviour
There are no educational pre-requisites for entry into this qualification. However, Integrity Education Group requires students to be over 18 years of age at the course commencement. Students will need to complete work-placement for this course, and therefore, must be able to obtain a satisfactory National Police check and Working With Children check.
Integrity Education Group also requires all prospective students to undertake a formal pre-training review (PTR) and language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine the suitability and readiness of the student for the program. During the this process, the Integrity Education Group staff will ensure the following are discussed/determined:
To ensure we cater for all our student needs, students will have the choice of delivery methods, including:
Face to face on campus classes
Virtual (online classes)
A blend of both face to face on campus classes and virtual classes
All assessments can be completed online or in paper base format, and all practical assessments will be completed in the workplace or specially designed simulated environment.
Integrity Education Group will monitor your activities to ensure reasonable progress is being made, and our highly qualified and supportive trainers and assessors will be there to provide any additional support you may need outside of class time.
In order for us to award a credit transfer a student will need to provide us with a Statement of Attainment that listed the exact unit and code that matches the unit in the qualification they wish to credit transfer. If the unit code or name do no match exactly then a student may wish to apply for recognition of prior learning.
In order for us to award RPL, a student need to provide sufficient evidence of prior study and/or work experience that demonstrates their skills and knowledge in unit of competency. RPL will require students to complete a portfolio of evidence and participate in a competency conversation and practical demonstration. RPL does incur an addition cost of up to $450 per unit.
The applicable amount of fees depends on individual circumstances at the time of enrolment e.g. whether you’re offered a government subsidised place or a full fee-paying place.
For more information, refer to the course fees.
Integrity Education Group is offering Government subsidised places to students under the Skills First program and the Job Trainer Initiative for eligible students. Check your eligibility
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