Childcare traineeships & apprenticeships

Get your qualification in early childhood education and care while you work

Earn while you learn with a childcare traineeship

Childcare traineeships and apprenticeships are a fantastic way to get your nationally recognised qualification in childcare while earning money and gaining real-world skills. A formal qualification in childcare can open the doors to greater employment opportunities in early childhood education and help you build an amazing career that you love.

You can study a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood and Care or a CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with Amazing Education & Training as a full-time, part-time or school-based trainee or apprentice.

Childcare traineeships and apprenticeships offer:

On-the-job training

Real-world experience

Self-paced online coursework

Valuable relationships with employers

Nationally recognised qualifications

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Get qualified in childcare fee-free

Our childcare courses are included in the Queensland Government’s Free Apprenticeships for Under 21s Program. That means if you’re under 21 and eligible, you can study your Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care with no out-of-pocket costs.

Not only can you earn as you learn with a childcare traineeship or apprenticeship, you can also graduate debt-free! This is perfect for students finishing high school or who would like to get their qualifications in childcare as a school-based trainee.

What can I study?

CHC30113 Certificate
III in Early Childhood
Education & Care

With a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you can play a vital role in shaping young children’s lives and fostering their love of learning.

You will gain the skills required to interact with children, create safe and healthy environments, respond to children’s daily care requirements as well as their social, emotional, and developmental needs. You will also assist educators in setting up and implementing programs and care routines for children.

Qualification: CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Nationally recognised course: Yes and ACECQA approved

Total units: 18 units (15 core and 3 elective)

Course duration: 12-18 months

Delivery method: Online

CHC50113 Diploma
of Early Childhood
Education & Care

With a CHC50113 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care, you can progress to a managerial role in childcare and influence the learning and development of children at the most important stage of their lives.

You will learn how to manage staff who look after children, create a safe working environment, promote inclusive policies, and coordinate the workplace. You will also learn how to design, evaluate and implement programs and care routines for young children.

Qualification: CHC50113 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Nationally recognised course: Yes and ACECQA approved

Total units: 28 units (23 core and 5 elective)

Course duration: 12-24 months

Delivery method: Online

Expert trainer support

Your path to a rewarding career in childcare with Amazing is backed by highly qualified educators, who will support you every step of your learning journey and beyond.

You’ll have unlimited access to 1-on-1 consultations with our trainers, who will connect with you via video conferencing tools like Zoom, deliver personalised feedback to your written coursework, and visit you regularly at your workplace.

At Amazing, we are uniquely positioned to guide your education and professional development in childcare; we’ve even owned and managed childcare centres of our own.

Flexible, online learning

As part of your childcare traineeship or apprenticeship, you can study your qualification in Early Childhood Education and Care at your own pace.

We offer interactive online learning through an easy-to-use platform, which you can access from anywhere, any time. Course materials are concise and easy to understand to keep you engaged and motivated to learn.

CHC30113

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Core Units

    • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
    • CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
    • CHCECE003 Provide care for children
    • CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
    • CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
    • CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
    • CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
    • CHCECE010- Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
    • CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
    • CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
    • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
    • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
    • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

    Electives

    • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    • CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
  • Career Opportunities

    • Early childhood educator
    • Family day care worker
    • Playground supervisor
    • Nanny
  • Delivery Mode

    • Self-paced online learning
    • 120 hours of workplace training
  • Course Duration

    • 12-18 months
  • How to Apply

CHC50113

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Core Units

    • CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
    • CHCECE003 Provide care for children
    • CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
    • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting
    • CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
    • CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
    • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
    • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
    • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    • CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
    • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
    • CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
    • CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning
    • CHCECE022 Promote children's agency
    • CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
    • CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
    • CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
    • CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
    • CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
    • CHCECE021 Implement strategies of the inclusion of all children
    • CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
    • CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations

    Electives

    • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
    • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    • CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
    • BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
  • Career Opportunities

    • Early childhood educator
    • Educational leader
    • Child development or support worker
    • Mobile and occasional care coordinator
    • Family day care coordinator
    • Nominated supervisor
    • Director
    • Area manager
  • Delivery Mode

    • Self-paced online learning
  • Course Duration

    • 12-24 months
  • How to Apply

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