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 well being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
RTO ID: 3900
2023 intake dates
Monday 6 February 2023
Wednesday 8 February 2023 – School Based Traineeship (SBAT) 2023 program
Thursday 20 July 2023
Gowrie @ the Harbour
Level 1, 1 Seafarer Lane
Docklands VIC 3008
12 – 14 months
Learners who are not employed in the early childhood sector (working with children) need to complete a minimum of 160 hours of work placement. To successfully complete the course requirements you will need access to children in the age group 0 – 23 months. This includes specifically two children between the age of 0 – 11 months and two children between the age of 12 – 23 months. Please be aware if you work in a kinder setting with children 3 and over you will be required to complete placement elsewhere to meet the age requirements of the course. Placement can be organised by Gowrie Victoria and is supported by regular visits from a Gowrie Victoria trainer.
Units of competency:
|CHCECE034||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||80|
|CHCECE055||Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care||60|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||40|
|CHCECE031||Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing||160|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||20|
|CHCECE056||Work effectively in children’s education and care||65|
|CHCECE032||Nurture babies and toddlers||108|
|BSBSTR401||Promote innovation in team environments||40|
|CHCECE033||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||100|
|CHCECE038||Observe children to inform practice||40|
|CHCECE035||Support the holistic learning and development of children||100|
|CHCECE036||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||75|
|CHCECE037||Support children to connect with the natural environment||50|
|CHCECE030||Support inclusion and diversity||63|
|CHCECE054||Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures||55|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||40|
|HLTAID012||Provide First Aid in an education and care setting||22|
Tuition Fees Current as at 1 January 2022
|Skills First eligible tuition fee||Skills First concession tuition fee||Non-funded tuition fee|
Note: Tuition Fees quoted above are the maximum fees payable. Fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional Fees (for detailed information refer to learner handbook found on Studying with us page)
|Assessment visit cancellation fee||$75.00|
|Cluster re-enrolment fee||$200.00|
|Certificate re-issuance fee||$25.00|
- Learners must meet the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills standards for Certificate III ECEC level study.
- Learners must obtain a Working with Children (WWC) Check.
- Learners must be at least 15 years of age and be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
- If you are currently employed you may be eligible for a traineeship.
- Gowrie Victoria encourages people with disabilities to apply. Approval will be subject to the person being able to undertake all tasks and requirements of the course.
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