Certificate III of Early Childhood Education and Care
This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.
TGIA’s minimum admission/entry requirements are:
Prospective TGIA students are required to demonstrate their capacity to complete the course successfully.
Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher conducted in English or CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Relevant work experience will be acknowledged and taken into consideration. Provide satisfactory evidence that the learner has the required level of literacy and numeracy skills to complete the qualification. All students are required to undertake an TGIA language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test.
Domestic students under 18 years of age at the time of enrollment need to provide evidence of parental or guardian consent. They need to be 18 years of old at the time of course commencement.
Work Placement Requirement:
In Certificate III of Early Childhood Education and Care, work placement is one of the essential components to complete the course. Students are required to fulfill the requirements of 240 hours in work placement. Students’ needs to get working with children check before starting their work placement.
Students must be 18 years of age or above at the time of their course commencement at the Institute and Students need to provide proof of Australian citizenship/permanent residence and age.
Computer literacy requirements: All student enrolling into Certificate III programs must have basic computer skills.
On completing this qualification, Learners are suited to undertake roles such as: