Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National code: CHC30121 Certificate (TAFE) Croydon, Hawthorn, Wantirna Send me a link to this course
Build your confidence to become an engaging childcare worker with the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Play a vital role in building children’s social skills as well as supporting learning and play.

You’ll learn how to communicate effectively with children and how to professionally care for infants, toddlers and children, including providing food and basic healthcare to promote well-being.

This course includes 180 hours of practical work placement to consolidate your learning throughout the duration of your course.

Upon completion of this course, you could seek entry level job opportunities such as an early childcare educator, childcare worker or nanny. Or you may wish to continue your studies with a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.


12 months


Croydon (July)
Hawthorn (February, July)
Wantirna (February, July) - View application and start dates

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  • Full-time