Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care | Skills First

Course code: CHC30113

601 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

ATMC VET and Skills First are offering full-funded courses for the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

This nationally accredited course qualifies people to work in a range of early childhood education settings. Graduates will be equipped to provide care that supports children’s well-being, learning and development.

Next start date: 25 May 2020

Learn new skills

Through a combination of face-to-face training, computer-aided, and work placement you will learn a range of skills including:

  • providing care for babies and toddlers
  • promoting positive and respectful relationships with children
  • how to support children’s play and learning
  • working with children from a range of cultural backgrounds
  • health and safety
  • nutrition
  • first aid

Duration:                             55 weeks including holidays

Tuition:                                 45 weeks

Delivery and assessment:

Face-to-face, computer aided, assignments and assessments


  • completion of year 12 or equivalent (subject to the assessment and approval of the ATMC Admissions teams)
  • applicants must be aged 18 years of age or more
  • successful completion of a pre-training review
  • language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) – level 3

Work experience and placement:

  • 120 hours work placement required
  • Relevant work placement is through providers who have agreements with ATMC.

Pathways for further study:

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Fees and charges:

This course is fully funded by Skills First. No payment is necessary for successful applicants.

Please complete the form below to register your interest and a representative will be in touch about the application process and start dates.

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