(Formerly known as Certificate III in Children’s Services)
The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care meets the needs of the children’s services sector.
The course trains learners to become early childhood educators who plan and provide early childhood education and care for infants and children up to 12 years of age.
Early childhood educators inspire, delight and educate children in long day care, kindergarten, family day care, occasional care and outside school hours care.
2017 intake dates
Tuesday 15 August: Carlton North
Tuesday 19 September: Broadmeadows
Full-time learners: 7 months
Part-time learners: 12 months
Learners who are not employed in the early childhood sector and working with children complete a minimum of 240 hours of work placement. Placement can be organised by Gowrie Victoria and is supported by regular visits from a Gowrie Victoria trainer.
You will learn how to:
Please note that Gowrie Victoria is an approved Skills First provider for 2017.
Further information on our Course Fees can be found on our Fee Information, Funding and Loans page.
I chose to study at Gowrie Victoria because two qualified teachers I know started out here and they said it was amazing. They learnt a lot. So I took their advice and now I am happy here too. I am managing the workload, am enjoying the class and my classmates, and enjoying the sessions.
Danielle Nicolazzo. Certificate III in Children’s Services