Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care



Enter the dynamic and accelerating childcare sector with the industry minimum that’s required: CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care offered at KAL Training. This nationally recognised qualification prepares you for a rewarding career in the in-demand childcare industry. Our best childcare practitioners will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge by providing combined theory classes and hands-on placements that will enable you to be competent in early childhood education. During this course you will learn to assist in caring for the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various childcare settings. Childcare workers have a profound influence on a child’s wellbeing and development in their most influential years (0 to 5).

This course will enable you to master the expertise you need to effectively help children grow, learn and develop in a safe and healthy environment and also support them with behavioural issues. We at KAL Training, will train you to navigate and comply with all the current legal and industry related requirements, policies, and procedures. You will become adept at supporting planned education programs in early childhood settings or community environments. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to help children learn and inspire them to become confident and involved learners.




Minimum of 120 hours that we can help you organise ( working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students). A current Police Check and approved Working with Children Check is required before undertaking Work Placement.


  1. Classroom Based
  2. Workplace
  3. Distance Learning
  4. Virtual/Blended


12 months


As such there are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre-Training Review. This will determine a candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.


  1. Early Childhood Educator
  2. Early Childhood Director
  3. Family Day Care Provider
  4. Nanny


Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence Core
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children Core
CHCECE003 Provide care for children Core
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks Core
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers Core
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood Core
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning Core
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world Elective
CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements Elective
BSBWOR301 Comply with family day care administration requirements Organise personal work priorities and development