COURSE CODE: CHC30113 | CRICOS COURSE CODE: 095091F
This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. Working towards this qualification is the minimum requirement to work in Early childhood setting.
Thirty Five (35) weeks including Eight (8) weeks holidays
Pathways from the qualification
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Job roles and titles may vary across early childhood settings. Upon successful completion of CHC30113 a person could seek employment opportunities in roles such as;
• Early Childhood Educator
• Family day care educator
• Preschool assistant
• Nanny or in home care educator
• be 18 years or older; and
• have completed Year 11 or its equivalent with suitable English language skills.
International Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
• A working with children check is required for work placement and for gaining employment
Working with Children Check
Due to the mandatory work placement requirement, students wish to study CHC30113 will be required to undergo and satisfy Working with Children Checks. This should be done during orientation so that approval is provided prior to the first industry placement
The program uses a variety of methods to provide a rich and engaging learning experience for learners. Students attend classes for 15 hours per week and undertake a total of 165 hours of work placement and 20 hours of online study.
Playgroup planning and supervising – For 2 hours per week, children from 0-5 years old come to Times Academy for a playgroup registered with Play Groups NSW. It is a time to have practical hands-on teaching and care experiences for our trainees under supervision. This engages students in practical learning and assessment in a controlled environment.
This qualification is made up of 18 stand alone units of competency (15 core and 3 elective units); however, they have been sequenced and structured into 7 clusters to train and assess units of competency together that have common skills and knowledge or because they share a common work function and based on industry consultation. The course is structured to provide a logical, eficient learning sequence.
Cluster & Units
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people