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
2021 intake dates
Tuesday 16 March 2021 – Docklands
Learners who are not employed in the early childhood sector and working with children complete a minimum of 160 hours of work placement. Placement can be organised by Gowrie Victoria and is supported by regular visits from a Gowrie Victoria trainer.
Units of competency:
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||70|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||55|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||40|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||63|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||35|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||20|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||20|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||25|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||70|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children||70|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||60|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||70|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood||70|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||40|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice||40|
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people||30|
|BSBINN301||Promote innovation in a team environment||40|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world||40|
Tuition Fees Current as at 18 November 2019
|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.
- Early Childhood Educator
- Occasional Care Educator
- Family Day Care Educator
- Nanny (In Australia and Overseas)
- Playgroup Supervisor