Call Now 1300 511 455

1300 511 455

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Nationally Recognised  Childcare Course Online.

The Nationally Recognised CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Childcare Course) will give you the qualification, knowledge and skills to enhance your childcare career. Whether you are thinking of entering into or building upon your childcare career this course can assist you do so. nrt

Dedicated Trainer

Our trainers are not only qualified adult educators but are also registered school teachers who hold a minimum of Bachelor of Education qualification
and have worked as early childhood teachers in childcare centres and in a range of management positions in childcare centre’s. Our specialist trainers can help you be workplace ready and equipped with the practical skills employers are looking for.

Why not have a friendly chat with a trainer today who can answer any questions you might have. We are open until 8pm Weekdays where you can speak directly to a trainer for childcare courses and we offer weekend email support, call us on 1300 511 455.

Our trainers will not only help you obtain your qualification, they will also give you insight in to the industry making sure that you can hit the ground running after completing ACTAC’s nationally recognised childcare courses.

7 Day a Week Support

ACTAC prides itself on its 7 day a week support system with direct contact with your dedicated trainer who can help you succeed.

Just $999!

ACTAC’s Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is just $999, meaning that you are not left with a large government debt of thousands to pay back, just a one time affordable fee to enter the market as a childcare professional, we also offer a payment plan at just $30 per week (total cost $1300).

Nationally Recognised Qualifications

ACTAC only provides qualifications on the Australian Qualifications Framework, a policy implemented by the Australian Governments Department of Education and Training. You can find out more about ACTAC’s nationally recognised courses and the Australian Qualifications Framework here.

We take the time to understand each individual student personal circumstances and career aspirations to provide a personalised education experience.

Specialised Training

ACTAC only provides training for the Childcare and Education Support sector with bespoke online childcare courses. Our trainers and assessors are specialists in the industry who have tailored training approaches that provide you with the skills and knowledge employers are looking for.

We are a specialised Childcare and Education Support training organisation dedicated to providing quality training to those that want to work with children and make a difference.

Feel free to ask our trainers for industry hot topics like family day care centres and employment tips to guide your entry and progression in this growing industry.

Fast Turnaround

Don’t wait months for your assignments to be marked ACTAC’s industry leading marking system means assignments are returned no later than 10 business days from receipt.

Further your career with a nationally recognised CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

This qualification is ideal for those who wish to work in the children’s services industry. Students can learn how to provide appropriate education and care in a childcare setting.  This course will give you a strong understanding of the National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework which is a requirement for all childcare positions.aqf-colour-logo-for-website-1

This qualification is the minimum requirement for employment in the early childhood industry.

ACTAC’s status as a Registered Training Organisation allows it to provide training and qualifications on the Australian Qualifications Framework. Only Registered Training Organisations can
deliver nationally recognised childcare courses and accredited Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) VET qualifications under the Australian Government’s Australian Skills Quality Authority.

Once completed, graduates have access to an array of professional careers including roles such as:

  • Childhood Educator
  • Out of School Hours Care Worker
  • Recreational Activities Officer
  • Nanny
  • Assistant Educator
  • Child Carers

 *Please note ACTAC cannot guarantee any employment outcomes to their students after completing their childcare courses.


Course Code: CHC30113
Course Title: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Course Duration: This course is self-paced and students have up to 12 months to complete their studies (additional 6 month extension available, conditions apply)
Nationally Recognised Yes
Awarded by Australian College of Teacher Aides and Childcare
Course Structure: The course is made up of 18 units in total
Admission Requirements: Students will be required to undergo a Working with Children Check and receive a positive notice and blue card.
Further Details: Visit our website or call 1300 511 455
Fees: Total Cost $999 (Payment Plan $1300 at $30pw)
Recognised Prior Learning: All students will have the opportunity to have their prior learning assessed.
Qualification Status Current
Course Delivery Online or Distance (hard copy workbooks posted out to you). You will also undertake a work placement (Minimum 120 hours in an approved education and care service)

Industry Requirements

Participants will be required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of professional industry vocational placement within an approved Early Childhood Education & Care Centre for successful completion of this qualification. Professional practice hours should be treated as a guide only. ACTAC is happy to assist students in finding and obtaining a suitable work placement if required.

Studying with Us (External Mode)

Students receive a Learning Guide which includes readings, activities and assessment. This allows students to study at a time and place convenient to them. All external students have a dedicated Trainer who provides regular support as well as on the job training and assessment.

Should you undertake this childcare course of study with ACTAC you are required to complete HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting as it is a core unit, if you need to complete this unit we suggest St John Ambulance.  This unit cannot be completed through distance mode and requires a face to face class to be undertaken successfully in order for students to achieve competency in this units. Because ACTAC is an online / distance educator this unit is not provided by ACTAC. Students must undertake this with a local provider at their cost and we provide a credit for this subject.

Course Units


CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid 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
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCECE006* Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012* Support children to connect with their world
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV001* Work with diverse people

*Elective Units

certificate childcare course, training, qualifications 2


If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call and have a chat directly with a trainer.

ACTAC’s Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, formally known as a Certificate III in Childrens Services is a nationally recognised qualification and now the minimum requirement to work in childcare. This childcare course will give you the skills you need to excel in the childcare industry. The childcare industry is evolving and so are the childcare courses, like ACTAC’s CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (more here), study online or via distance and obtain this qualification with Australia’s leading online training provider.