Course Details - CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Hamilton Secondary College)

ISCA TitleEarly Childhood Education and Care
QualificationCHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
RTOMADEC Australia (National Code 3957)
Host OrganisationHamilton Secondary College
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionThe highest demand for employment over the next five years will be in the Community Services sector, and Early Childhood Education is an area of continued growth and job opportunity. This rewarding pathway offers security and long term employment prospects for those who have a genuine compassion to work with children. This program is also ideal as a lead in to further study including Certificate IV in School Age Education & Care, Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care, and Bachelor of Education. For successful 2019 Early Childhood Education & Care applicants MADEC will provide: • Bridging units if required • Adult VET learning environment • Course materials and workbooks • MADEC Learner Support Services - (LSS provides Case Management to help students address life, learning and other issues) • Stress management strategies and supports • School Holidays study group supported by a qualified MADEC Trainer (Facilitated at MADEC Christies Beach, 111 Beach Rd on Wednesdays) Electives and course days may be subject to change.
PathwaysFurther Education Pathway - Certificate III in Education Support / Certificate III in Individual Support / Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care / Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care / University Pathways. Career Pathway - Early Childhood Educator, Kindergarten / Preschool Assistant, OSHC Assistant, Youth Worker, Teacher.
Entry RequirementsIf applying under TGSS: Students must be 16 years or older before the date of the first day of Term 1. Students must also have undertaken (or currently be undertaking) a VET course related to the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care OR have undertaken (or be undertaking) work placement or employment (including voluntary or paid) related to the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care. All students applying must also be able to demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills adequate to commence this Certificate III level qualification; or be willing to undertake Bridging Units if recommended.
Other RequirementsApplications are subject to a thorough pre-training review including LLN assessment and suitability interview.
Delivery Location(s)Hamilton Secondary College, 815 Marion Road, MITCHELL PARK, SA, 5043
Dates and Times38 weekly sessions at Hamilton Secondary College on Tuesdays from 09:00 until 15:15.
Commencement date 04/02/20.
Work Placement28 days
Minimum 120 hour (training package requirements)
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 115 SACE credits
UP to 115 at Stage 2
Units Of Competency
ElectiveCHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55 nominal hours
 CHCECE001Develop cultural competence70 nominal hours
 CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children63 nominal hours
 CHCECE003Provide care for children70 nominal hours
 CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks35 nominal hours
 CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers60 nominal hours
 CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people30 nominal hours
 CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children70 nominal hours
 CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice70 nominal hours
 CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood70 nominal hours
 CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning40 nominal hours
 CHCPRT003Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people50 nominal hours
 CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice40 nominal hours
 BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development30 nominal hours
 CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk40 nominal hours
 HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting20 nominal hours
 CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25 nominal hours
 HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety20 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Total Training Cost$300.00 GST exempt
$ 300 School-enrolled (subject to TGSS suitability and eligibility)

$ 300 WorkReady applicants (subject to suitability and eligibility)

$3,990 Fee for service

Additional Cost - Criminal History Screening (DCSI) / National Police Clearance - to be arranged with home school
Cost NotesIn addition to the course cost, an administration fee will apply as follows: Non-ISCA DECD school - $50 per enrolment Non-DECD school - $250 per enrolment (refer to member school tab for list of ISCA schools)
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   22
Selection ProcessSelection process involves attending a MADEC Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care information session followed by a thorough pre-training review including LLN assessment and suitability interview.
Public TransportM44 Bus: Stop 22 West Side, Stop 21 East Side; Train: Marion or Ascot Park Stations
Contact PersonMs Desanka Arezina, Email
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