Women into Work - Child Care | C&K - childcare and kindergarten

Women into Work - Child Care

Local Pathways to Work

Offerred in Partnership with Deception Bay Community Youth Programs (DBCYP) and proudly funded by the Queensland Government

Further information

For further information or to REGISTER go to www.dbcyp.org.au or www.facebook.com/DBCYPLocalPathways or email lpw@dbcyp.org.au or phone 07 3204 0277


Location and Duration

Location: Deception Bay

Start Date: 29th January 2019

Course Duration: 3 days per week for 26 weeks (including work placement)


Course Overview

Course Code: CHC30113

Qualification: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Overview:

This qualification is the minimum requirement for early childhood settings in Australia. Childcare and Early Childhood Education facilities are experiencing a skills shortage which means there is high demand for qualified workers. The course covers the following areas:

  • Care and nurturing: babies, toddlers and children
  • Fostering individual development
  • Promoting and facilitating healthy meal times
  • Legal and industry requirements
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs
  • Working alongside other educators and teachers
  • Work with family and community.

Number of Units:

  • 18 (15 core and 3 nominated electives)
  • See Course Fact Sheet for detail list of units

Delivery Mode:

  • Mixed (classroom with work placement)

Formal Entry Requirements:

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course however you will need language, literacy and numeracy skills at an appropriate level to complete the course.

Other Requirements:

  • You will need to apply for a Blue Card (working with children check) for placement

Funding Information

This Skilling Queenslanders for Work project is funded by the Queensland Government