Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30121) is a nationally recognised VET qualification giving students the knowledge and skills to work in a range of early childhood education settings including childcare and early learning. Students will learn how to work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.
This program is available to Victorian school students as part of their VCE or VCAL studies. You’ll get on-the-job experience working with Macedon Ranges Shire Council Kindergartens and Childcare Centres. And when you finish, you’ll leave High School with a qualification to work in childcare.
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
Support the holistic development of children in school age care
Annual fee charged to schools: $1,900 per student
Annual auspicing fee paid by the school directly to AAG: $215 per student (Government schools only. Catholic and Independent schools should contact CRLLEN to discuss VET materials fees).
Please note: a fully-refundable VET materials fee of $170.00 per student applies.
To be confirmed – possibly Kyneton
Students will receive placement opportunities in kindergartens and child care centres throughout the Macedon Ranges Shire supported by Macedon Ranges Shire Council.
Hope Evans, CRLLEN
0439 344 411
This program is a partnership between Central Ranges LLEN and Macedon Ranges Shire Council delivered by Access Australia Group