Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

 
Qualification:
Certificate III   NRT
Course no:
CHC30113-01V02
National code:
CHC30113
Start date:
Mon 9 Oct 2017
 –   Loftus
 –   Petersham
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  • Early Childhood Education and Care course details

    Course description and aims

    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 childrens wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

    Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Childrens Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

    ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
    If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

    Other Requirements

    WORK PLACEMENTS

    Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

    1. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENÂ’S SERVICES

    Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of ChildrenÂ’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
    http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

    2. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

    Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

    3. NSW HEALTH

    Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to • Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements; • Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health; • Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

    For specific information regarding NSW HealthÂ’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

    4. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit: http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

    STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

    Course outcomes and careers

    Recommended Pathways

    For more information about childhood education and care qualifications, the Australian Childrens Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

    Articulation

    Credit for Prior Learning
    If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

    This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

    TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Enrol at any location

    Loftus
    Petersham
    Flexible
    Course type:
    Traineeship
    Course start:
    Mon 9 Oct 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Year
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    10 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1600
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1930
    Code:
    CHC30113-01V02-17SUT-101
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    About offering:

    This course is being offered as a traineeship.

    Traineeships combine both on the job training at your place of work, as well as off the job training with Sydney TAFE, so you can complete a nationally recognised qualification.

    Indicative timetable:

    Sydney TAFE allows trainees to commence their studies flexibly throughout the year. Attendance can be negotiated so that it best suits you and your employer. Common attendance modes include going to class one day per week or Block Realease

    How to enrol or apply:

    If your employer has already signed you up as a trainee, you will be contacted by Sydney TAFE to complete your enrolment. You do not need to click on the Register button.

    If you are looking to become a trainee, or if you are an employer interested in traineeships for your workforce, click the Register button. A Sydney TAFE consultant will contact with you to provide more information about traineeships.

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    As a current industry worker, you are able to study supported by a flexible delivery facilitator. You will meet with you facilitator on a 3 weekly basis on a Wednesday evening for a ½ hour appointment. Along with recommended text books, you may be given study booklets, guided to additional readings and some additional compulsory workshops held after hours.
    The Certificate requires a minimum of 120 hours to be completed in an approved Early Childhood Education & Care Service with 0-5 years. This may be carried out in your service of employment if agreed by your employer. If additional requirements need to be met this is arranged by TAFE staff.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCECE001Develop cultural competence30
    CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children50
    CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children50
    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk30
    BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development30
    HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety20
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25
    CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks20
    HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting20
    CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers40
    CHCECE003Provide care for children40
    CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning40
    CHCECE012Support children to connect with their world30
    CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood45
    CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice15
    CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice20
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
    FSKWTG09Write routine workplace texts30
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 9 Oct 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1600
    Course Fee:
    $6600
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1930
    Code:
    CHC30113-01V02-17PTH-018
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    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Thursday 14 September 2017 or Thursday 21 September 2017 from 10:00am to 11:30am at Petersham Campus, 27 Crystal St Petersham in Building B, Room B1.23.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class a week over 4 days. An indication of your weekly timetable: Tuesday to Friday from 09:00am to 3:30pm or Monday to Thursday from 09:00am to 3:30pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCECE001Develop cultural competence30
    CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children50
    CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children50
    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk30
    BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development30
    HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety20
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25
    CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks20
    HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting20
    CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers40
    CHCECE003Provide care for children40
    CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning40
    CHCECE012Support children to connect with their world30
    CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood45
    CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice15
    CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice20
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
    FSKWTG09Write routine workplace texts30

     

     

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