CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

ECT – Supporting you while you learn to support others

Helping you succeed is our no.1 priority

At ECT, we understand the challenges you face when you’re starting a new role as a childcare educator. You might already be juggling lifestyle commitments but to get your new career started, you usually need to work while you study. We’re here to make it easier for you.

When you get in touch, we listen to your questions or concerns and explain all about Early Childhood Training (ECT).

From our first moment of contact, we help you:

  • Understand the pathway to your qualifications and get your questions answered – there’s no pressure to sign up with ECT

  • Find out how we make studying easier by supporting you while you’re learning

  • Discover how we make sure our graduates are prepared for their role in the workplace

CHC30113 – what will you learn?

When you complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you’ll learn essential new skills. These will improve your understanding of how to meet the needs of all the children in your care.

This certificate is also relevant for educators who use organisational policies, procedures and individual children’s portfolios.

CHC30113 – which careers can you choose?

To get the most from your studies, we recommend you work in the childcare industry while you complete the certificate. This gives you the practical experience to back up your lessons.

You can learn in your own time and organise your studies around your schedule – we can help you plan to manage this.

Once you have your qualification, you can choose from a range of jobs or careers working with children, such as:

  • Childcare Educator

  • Family Day Care Educator

  • Nanny

  • Playgroup Assistant

  • Family Day Care Assistant

  • Play Centre Assistant

  • Pre-school Assistant

Course Details

Qualification - CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Study Mode - Workplace based
Start Date - Now – you can enrol today – just call 1300 139 778 for a friendly chat
Study Time - Approximately 12 - 24 months
Provider - Early Childhood Training
Prerequisites - None
Assessment - Work placement, workplace visits, and assignments
Resources Required - Internet, Email, access to a computer
Course Fees - Prices vary – call us to discover if you can access funding assistance
A full list of prices can be downloaded here

Other Helpful Links - Course Outline
Student Handbook

Please note: this training is delivered by Early Childhood Training with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding – making it more accessible to you.

Before you enrol for this qualification, please read our Conditions of Enrolment. If there’s anything you don’t understand – we can help – give us a call on 1300 139 778.


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL may be given when a person is able to show they’ve already completed the study or, through previous experience, have developed the competencies in the workplace.

When it’s granted by a training provider, the person does not have to do the study for that part of the training course.

If you have questions about RPL or anything else on this site – we’d love to help – we’re just a phone call away on 1300 139 778.