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CHC30113 - CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

National Code CHC30113
CRICOS code 091411E
Duration  
International students 52 weeks (incl. holidays)
Domestic students 52 weeks (incl. holidays)
Intake Dates   
International students Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Domestic students Contact RGIT

 

 

 

If you have felt that you would love to assist in the education and learning development of babies, toddlers and children then this program is for you. Qualifying as an early childhood professional you will support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development.

Qualification recognition: This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and has national recognition.

Study Mode: Classroom Based, Traineeship and School Based Traineeship
Work Placement : Mandatory 120 hours (3 weeks)

Employment settings might include Long Day Care, Kindergarten and Family Day Care.

Possible job roles include:

  • early childhood educator
  • outside school hours care assistant
  • playgroup supervisor
  • recreation assistant
  • family day care worker
  • nanny
  • childhood educator
  • reliever
  • childhood educator assistant

 

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care comprises of 18 units: 15 core units and 3 elective units.

Core Units

CHCECE002        Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE004        Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCPRT001        Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTWHS001        Participate workplace health and safety

CHCECE005        Provide care for babies & toddlers

CHCECE003        Provide care for children

CHCECE007        Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE001        Develop cultural competence

CHCECE010        Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

CHCECE009        Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE013        Use information about children to inform practice

CHCECE011        Provide experiences to support children's play and learning

CHCLEG001        Work legally and ethically

HLTAID004           Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

CHCDIV002          Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Elective Units

CHCECE017        Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

CHCDIV001         Work with diverse people

BSBWOR301       Organise personal work priorities and development

Skills First & Full Fee students + International (NO VFH)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Age Requirement

All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at RGIT Australia.

English Language Requirements

International students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

  1. Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.
    Results older than two years are not acceptable.
    OR
  2. Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States
    OR
  3. Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
    OR
  4. For levels 1 and 2 students only, successful completion of RGIT’s Language and Numeracy Test conducted on RGIT’s campus (for onshore international students ONLY.)

Please Note: RGIT will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests - TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and TOEFL PBT.

Academic Requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore must meet a minimum academic requirement to get admission to RGIT Australia courses. The table below summarises the academic entry requirements. Please refer to information on individual courses for course specific requirements.

Level of Study  Academic Requirements
Certificate II & III   Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher
Certificate IV Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher
Diploma*  Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate IV or higher
Advanced Diploma  Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Diploma or higher

 

DO YOU HAVE YOUR USI YET?

All students of vocational and educational training are required by the Australian Government to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). 

If you do not have a USI, we cannot issue your Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Statement of Attainment or Transcript. A USI also gives you easy online access to your enrolment and results information.

To register for your USI click here.

If you are having difficulties obtaining your USI, visit reception at Level 2, 28-32 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne or call us at (03) 8639 9000 for assistance. Download and complete the USI Consent Form.

 

CREDIT TRANSFER & RPL

Credit Transfer: Students who have completed identical units from their course at other institutions will be given recognition for these units on presentation of a verified transcript, Award or Statement of Attainment. Application for credit transfer must be lodged in writing. Application for Credit Transfer must be made in writing. Contact international@rgit.edu.au. Credit Transfer Application Form.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Students who believe they already have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). An essential requirement of RPL is proof that you currently have the required competencies. Applications for RPL must be made in writing. Contact international@rgit.edu.au. RPL Application Form.

 

APPLY  NOW

To being your application, contact international@rgit.edu.au or call 1300 RGIT AU (744 828)

 

 

Off-Shore Applicants

Applicants from a DIBP Assessment Level 3 Country should fill out an International Student Application Form and send it to international@rgit.edu.au or find an education agent to assist with their application.

 

After completing the International Student Inquiry Form, our marketing department will contact you to help you with your Application. Once you have decided on a course of study, the following takes place:

  1. You receive a Letter of Offer from us.
  2. Your Application and supporting documents are processed.
  3. You are then required to make a 50% course payment (see Accepting an Offer below).
  4. After payment, we send you a Confirmation of Enrolment via email, or through your education agent.
  5. International students from Level 1 and 2 Assessment countries can apply for a visa electronically through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) website (www.immi.gov.au) or by post. Students must include their CoE and inform Student Administration by email or phone when their visa is confirmed.  Students from Level 3 countries must apply to DIBP by post.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)

GPO Box 241
Melbourne Vic. 3001

6. Two weeks before term begins, you must visit RGIT Australia (Level 2, 28-32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne) to fill out your Enrolment Form.

7. On enrolment day, you receive the date for your Orientation. At Orientation, you receive your study timetable.

ACCEPTING THE LETTER OF OFFER 

Onshore Applicants

To accept an offer for a place of study at RGIT Australia, students must:

  1. Complete, sign and return the Letter of Offer Acceptance Form, together with tuition fee payment, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and other applicable fees as detailed in the offer letter.
  2. Payment can be made by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) bank transfer, or via credit card at RGIT Australia Level 2, 28-32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne.
  3. EFT TRANSFER (for payments made within Australia)

Bank: Westpac Bank

Address: 190 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

Account Name: Gurkhas Institute of Technology Pty Ltd

BSB: 033 174

Account Number: 282328

 

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR GOVERNMENT FUNDING

Students eligible for the Skills First program can receive State government-subsidised tuition.

For more assistance and to view eligibility requirements, view the Skills First Program information page.

APPLY NOW: Contact our team at domestic@rgit.edu.au or call (03) 9662 8022 to begin your application.

 

 

CREDIT TRANSFER

If you have already completed units of competencies previously for the course you are applying for, you may be eligible for a Credit Transfer. You will need to apply in writing by completing the Credit Transfer Application Form and attach a verified transcript, Award or Statement of Attainment.

 

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)

If you believe you already have some of the competencies in the course you are applying for, you may apply for (RPL. An essential requirement of RPL is providing thorough evidence that you currently have the required competencies.

You will need to apply in writing by completing the RPL Application Form.

 

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

Do you have your USI yet?

Students are required to have a USI to commence any accredited training in Australia.

If you do not have a USI, we cannot issue your Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Statement of Attainment or Transcript. A USI also gives you easy online access to your enrolment and results information.

To register for your USI click here.

If you are having difficulties obtaining your USI, you may visit our reception at Level 1, 51-53 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, call us at (03) 9662 8022 or email studentservices@rgit.edu.au.

 

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