Stanley College
Stanley College

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CRICOS Course Code 089286A

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Course overview

Acquire the skills and knowledge to provide care and support to meet the developmental and educational needs of babies, infants and young children. You will develop the skills to plan, engage and implement educational programs for children in various Early Childhood Education settings.

Course Summary

  • Duration: 52 weeks including 12 weeks of holidays (International Students)

  • Students: International & Local

  • (International Students)
    Tuition Fee:$8,200
    Material Fee: $450

  • Funding: Government Funding Available (Local Students)

  • CRICOS Code: 089286A

  • Intakes:
    2022: 3 Jan, 31 Jan, 28 Feb, 25 April, 23 May, 20 June, 18 July, 15 Aug, 12 Sept, 10 Oct, 7 Nov, 5 Dec

About Course

Course Duration

For International Students
This course is delivered over 52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays). Classes are rostered for 3 days per week + Self-study component. This course includes Work Based Training of 12 weeks @ 20 hours per week (total=240 hours).

For Local Students
This course is delivered over 28 weeks (including 2 weeks of holidays). Classes are rostered for 3 days per week + Self-study component. This course includes Work Based Training of 4 weeks @ 38 hours per week (total=152 hours)

Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Study Modes

The delivery methods for this course include:

  • Face-to-Face Classroom-Based Larning
  • Simulated Work Experience (in the Stanley College Crèche)
  • Work-Based Training

Course Content

Students must successfully complete the following units:

  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
  • CHCECE003 Provide care for children
  • CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
  • CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
  • CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
  • CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
  • CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world

Work Based Training

During Work-Based Training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be job-ready> at graduation. Stanley College has entered into Work-Based Training agreements with a number of employers.

All Work-Based Training are organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Team in consultation with students.

Students undertaking this course must be able to obtain the following, to complete the Work-Based Training component of this course*:

  • Current Working with Children Check^
  • Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination^#
  • National Police Clearance*

^required to be submitted prior to placement with a Work Based Training host employer
#Fully Vaccinated = You have received at least two doses of a COVID-19 Vaccination AND a mandatory third dose when it is due (currently 3 months after 2nd dose)

*Please note – To be employed in the Early Childhood Education industry, a National Police Clearance is not required. However, some Work-Based Training employers may require that you obtain one prior to commencing your Work-Based Training.

> completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to for more information.

Course Entry Requirements


  • Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent

English Proficiency
Intermediate Level of English
IELTS Test Score of 5.0
Other recognised English Language tests such as:

  • TOEFL iBT Test Score of 58
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 36
  • Cambridge English: FCE
  • OET Pass Grade
  • TOEFL PBT Test Score of 490
  • TOEIC 500

Course Prerequisite Requirements

No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.


For International Students
Tuition Fee: $8,200
Material Fee: $450*

For Local Students

Tuition Fee: $2,800

Easy payment plans available.

*The Materials Fee covers equipment and resources used in the delivery of your course at Stanley College.
Please familiarise yourself with the applicable Stanley College Refund and Cancellation Policy:

Funding is available for Local Students ONLY under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:

Concession Course Fee^: $364.80
Non-Concession Course Fee^: $1,231.20

For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here

^Student Tuition Fees – The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees. Prices quoted are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2022.

Government Funding

For Local Students
Local Students may be entitled to Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy or the Pensioner Education Supplement. For enquiries, please contact Centrelink on 132 490.

Career Opportunities

This qualification suits students seeking a career in the following job roles:

  • Early Childhood Educator – Assistant level
  • Family Day Care Carer
  • Kindergarten Assistant
  • Nanny
  • Preschool Assistant

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.

Intake Dates


  • 3 Jan
  • 31 Jan
  • 28 Feb
  • 25 April
  • 23 May
  • 20 June
  • 18 July
  • 15 Aug
  • 12 Sept
  • 10 Oct
  • 7 Nov
  • 5 Dec

Further Studies

On completion of the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course, students may pursue a CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at Stanley College or other CRICOS registered training organisations.

Other Expenses

For other fees and expenses including Administration Fee, Health Cover, Recognition of Prior Learning, Late and Reassessment Fees click here

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