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Superseded Qualification

Please note this course has now been superseded by CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care ›

Your amazing career in childcare starts here

Whether you’re looking to enhance or kickstart your career in childcare, the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is for you.

This nationally recognised course is an entry-level course, so you don’t need qualifications or previous experience in childcare to enrol. You can quickly and easily start learning today, no matter your circumstances.

If you’re already working in childcare, CHC30113 offers you the opportunity to formalise your expertise and take your career further.


Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Overview:

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

*Please note this is a superseded qualification

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Get qualified in childcare from $18*

With Amazing, you won’t be left with costly student debts after you’ve finished learning.

If you’re eligible, you can study a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care from just $1 per unit as part of the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program funded by the Queensland Government.

Tuition Fees:

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

Eligible students can also apply for the Queensland Government’s Free Apprenticeships for Under 25s program.

Unsure if you’re eligible for funding? Find out here ›

*Subsidised training is funded by the QLD Government as part of the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program. Contact us for more information.

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Gain real-world experience

As part of a CHC30113 Certificate III of Early Childhood Education and Care, Amazing students enjoy practical learning with 120 hours of workplace training, which we help organise.

This valuable experience equips you with the practical skills employers seek and helps you to step confidently into employment after you graduate. In fact, many of our students receive their first offer of employment directly through workplace training.

Expert trainer support

Though you can complete your studies online, expert Amazing trainers are on hand to support you every step of the way.

With several years’ experience in the industry, our trainers are highly qualified to guide your learning journey, offering regular, 1-on-1 training in person and via video conferencing tools like Zoom.

Flexible, online learning

You can study a CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care completely at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home.

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.

More about the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and 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.

  • 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


    • 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

    If you’ve read over our Frequently Asked Questions and looked over the information about the course you are interested in, then you’re ready to begin the application process.

    Prospective students must complete and submit the Enrolment Expression of Interest Form.

    Amazing Education & Training will confirm that the Enrolment Form has been completed correctly and ask the prospective student for further information if required.

    Feel free to contact our support team if you require any further assistance.

    You may also want to find out if you’re eligible for Queensland Government Funding here.

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