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Further your education and get ahead with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care brought to you online by Distance Colleges
Take advantage of this great offer to secure your future in an industry that is currently experiencing unprecedented growth in Australia and around the world!
Learn at your own pace - the course is delivered mostly online and you have up to twelve months to complete the modules
Complete the online course at your own pace with 24/7 access; Distance Colleges recommends 9 hours per week for 12 months or 18 hours per week for 6 months
Gain valuable experience with the important practical component, where you will work face-to-face with kids in a child care environment
At the end of the course, you will be awarded with a nationally recognised qualification to help you land your dream job
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Learn from the comfort of your own home thanks to the effective online learning system
Up to twelve months to complete the course - perfect for those working full time but looking to expand their skill set
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Registration must be completed by 26 September 2014. Course must be completed within 12 months of registration
Voucher valid for one person
Members can use one voucher for themselves and multiple vouchers as gifts for different recipients
Course code: CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
Qualifications are issued by RTO: 32143 and are Nationally Recognised throughout Australia under the (AQF) Australian Qualification Frameworks
Please note, this course does not include first aid or CPR training
Please note: HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care is not included however students that cannot complete a HLTAID004 can complete HLTAID003 Provide first aid course instead as well as completing our online theory for HLTAID004 and receive credit towards the HLTAID004 unit
The practical side of this course will require face-to-face time and contact within a childcare environment. You will be given a workbook and third party practical sign off sheet to give to the work place you choose to have suitably qualified persons within the workplace sign off for you. Most students do around 120 hours
For enquiries, please call 1300 685 450
No refunds for change of mind
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer and not redeemable for cash
Redemption instructions can be found on the voucher
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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
This qualification is for people who want to work as an early childhood educator in a centre-based service and family day care. This is the nationally regulated entry level qualification for working in early childhood education and care.
You will learn how to use a national learning framework, regulations and quality standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. You will be able to facilitate play and ensure children’s health and safety while supporting their learning and well-being.
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.
Career Opportunities/Vocational Outcomes: Include but not limited to Child Care Assistant, Playgroup Supervisor, Family Day Care Worker, Child Care Worker, Outside School Hours Care Assistant, Recreation Assistant, Nanny, Mobile Assistant and more