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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - VET

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - VET

This qualification will provide you with the skills you to work in a variety of early childhood education settings.

Throughout this course, you will learn how to support the development of literacy, oral and numeracy skills, and contribute to the management of a learning environment for children.


Career outcomes

Once you’ve completed your CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you’ll be able to support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development under direct supervision or autonomously.

You could also gain employment as a:

  • Childcare Assistant
  • Family Daycare Assistant


Course overview

Delivery options

  • Full Auspice
  • Online via our e-learning management system, My eCampus.


Commencement dates

One of the perks of online study is that you can sign up and start studying at a time that suits you.

Contact us at [email protected] for more information regarding course commencement dates.


Course length

12 or 24 months


Study plan

A customised study plan will be provided to each student upon enrolment.


Eligiblity Requirements


Students will need to have completed year 10 to participate in this VET program. They must be enrolled in a government and non-government school, secondary department or other schools of distance education or institute. 

Minimum Age:

School students require the signed consent of a parent or guardian to enrol in this qualification.  

Work Placement:

Students must apply for their Working with Children check at course commencement (additional cost).

In South Australia, only – Students must also complete the course RAN-EC Responding to Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care. This must be completed with an external provider at an additional cost, prior to work placement.

Study pathways

  • CHC50113 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC301213 Certificate III in Education Support
  • CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support
  • CHC51308 Diploma of Education Support



View our 2020/2021 VET in Schools Program Prospectus featuring total number of units, indicative and nominal hours for your respective state.


More information

For detailed information about the course, please visit

If you have any further questions, please contact our Schools Program Manager at [email protected] or call 1300 130 157.

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