Certificate III


CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care allows students who are already working in an early childhood setting or would like to commence a career in early childhood, to formalise their qualifications.

This course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and experience to move into a career in childcare, working within early education or care settings. CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the minimum qualification that allows educators to work in early childhood services in Australia, including long day care, family day care, kindergartens, and school aged care services. View ACECQA Qualifications

About the Course

In order to complete this qualification and begin your career in early education, students are required to complete 120 hours of work placement in an approved early childhood service. Work placement is a fantastic way to put your knowledge learned throughout the earlier stages of the course to practice within a real work environment through real situations. Completion time for this course is 12-18 months, giving students a broad range of time allowing for better study planning around individual circumstances.

Students 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; assist educators in setting up and implementing programs and care routines for children.

On completion of this course your knowledge and real-life training will ensure that you are ready to step directly into professional employment.


Total Number of Units  18 Units (Comprising 15 Core and 3 Electives)

Course Duration  Maximum 18 months

National Code  CHC30113

Qualification  CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Delivery Method  Workplace Training

Awarded by  AMAZING EDUCATION AND TRAINING PTY LTD (Provider number: 41123)


CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood and Care is offered by Amazing Education & Training as part of the Queensland Certificate 3 Guarantee Program.*

Monthly, fortnightly or weekly payments are available with our courses so you can choose a payment method that suits your budget with some students possibly eligible for zero out of pocket plans.

Certificate 3 Guarantee co-contribution fee - Concessional student: $1 per unit, 18 units = $18

Certificate 3 Guarantee co-contribution fee - Non-concessional student: $2 per unit, 18 units = $36

Fee-for-service student (not eligible for funding): $160 per unit, 18 units = $2,880

To see if you qualify for funding, please complete the eligibility form and for further information, download the Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Fact Sheet

* Certificate 3 Guarantee Program is funded by the Queensland Government


Children are the future and early childhood educators play a crucial role in providing quality experiences and interactions that help prepare them for the transition to school and beyond. With a Certificate III in Childcare certification, early childhood educators have an opportunity to positively impact on children’s lives, which is why a career in early childhood can be very rewarding and satisfying.

Graduates of our courses have diverse career opportunities in early childhood education which are increasing due to the growth in the industry and the roles that are required to fulfil the objectives of Australia’s Early Childhood Education and Care Strategy.

Individuals who obtain a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care can have the opportunity to undertake any of the following roles:

Early childhood educator

Family day care worker

Playground supervisor



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