Course Details - CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care (Wirreanda Secondary School )

 The information on this page has now been updated and confirmed for 2022. However, it is still possible that there may be some changes to this information prior to the commencement of the course.

SAFSSA TitleCertificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
QualificationCHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
RTOMADEC (National Code 3957)
Host OrganisationWirreanda Secondary School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
2 Semesters class delivery + minimum 120 hours of structured work placement
Course DescriptionThe highest demand for employment over the next five years will be in the Community Services sector, including Early Childhood Education. 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 Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care, and Bachelor of Education. For successful 2021 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)
PathwaysEarly Childhood Educator Kindergarten / Preschool Assistant OSHC Assistant Youth Worker Teacher
Entry RequirementsTraining Priority List (TPL) - Displays qualifications the Department for Innovation and Skills will subsidise. To be eligible for a TPL training place, students must live or work in South Australia, and be: - an Australian or New Zealand citizen - a permanent Australian resident, or - an eligible visa holder and: - 16 years or over and not enrolled at school, or - 16 years, or turning 16 years in Year 11, enrolled in school and undertaking training through the Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS), or - undertaking training through a training contract as a trainee. Suitability and eligibility must be confirmed prior to enrolment. If applying under TGSS: From January 2021, students who turn 16 in Year 11 will be able to access subsidised training from the beginning of the school year. 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 (minimum ACSF Exit level 2 for Reading and Numeracy); 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)Wirreanda Secondary School, 105 Richards Drive, Morphett Vale, SA, 5162
Dates and Times37 weekly sessions at Wirreanda Secondary School on Wednesdays from 09:00 until 03:30.
Commencement date 03/02/21.
Work Placement16 days
Minimum of 120 hours of structured work placement in at least one regulated education and care service (aligned to training package requirements). *Please note that should the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113) training package undertake change then subsequently units of competency, nominal hours, and placement requirements may also change.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 115 SACE credits
Up to 115 Stage 2 (variable depending on any Credit Transfers into this qualification, and successful completion of units of competency outlined below)
Units Of Competency
CoreCHCLEG001Work 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
 BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development30 nominal hours
 CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk40 nominal hours
 CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood70 nominal hours
 CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning40 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
 CHCPRT003Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people50 nominal hours
 CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice40 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
Training Cost$350.00 including GST
Subject to funding availability at the time of enrolment

Supported by the Government of South Australia:

$ 350 School-enrolled (subject to TGSS suitability and eligibility)

$ 350 non School-enrolled (subject to suitability and eligibility)

$ 350 Traineeship (subject to suitability and eligibility)

Fee for service:

$4,090 (subject to suitability)
Other CostsTo be advised
DHS Screening and National Police Clearance – to be arranged through the home School and paid for by the student

$350 Subject to TGSS suitability and eligibility + relative clearances
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   20
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.
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