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Early Childhood Education and Care - Certificate III (CHC30113-01V03)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Study area: Human Welfare Studies and Services 
National code: CHC30113  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Bega  Part Time Day  18 Weeks 8-Feb-2018  Thu, Fri 
Goulburn  Full Time  18 Weeks 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Moruya  Part Time Day  18 Weeks 6-Feb-2018  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Moss Vale  Full Time  18 Weeks 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Nowra  Full Time  18 Weeks 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 
Nowra  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Queanbeyan  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 8-Feb-2018  Thu 
Shellharbour  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Wed 
Wollongong  None  TBA 5-Feb-2018   
Wollongong  Part Time Evening  36 Weeks 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue 
Yass  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 8-Feb-2018  Thu 
Features: Traineeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency. 
Other requirements: WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

2. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

3. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

4. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Learning pathways: Credit for Prior Learning If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university 
Career opportunities: Early childhood educator 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Bega
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Bega Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18BEG-001 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Thursday and Friday Time: 9:00am Block: G Floor: G Room: 01 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 8 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: Classes commence on Thursday 8 February in room G1 Bega Campus
This course requires 120 hours of work placement and this will be arranged for you

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 216 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: First day of attendance is Thursday 8 February 2018 in room G1

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Goulburn
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Goulburn Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18GLB-051 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Time: Mon 9:00am - 4:00pm, Tue 9:00am - 12:00pm, Wed 9:00am - 4:00pm Block: A Floor: 1 Room: A1.19 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: One textbook (approximate cost $85) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat. This will be used on work placement . Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 617 hours. This includes approximately 288 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: First day of attendance is Monday 5 February at 9:00am for an orientation session. TAFE Goulburn is located at the corner of Verner and View Streets, Goulburn. This will be held in A1.19 which is a classroom above the office. Attendance will be on a Monday and Wednesday for a full day and a half day on Tuesday. Three workshops will be held on Saturdays to complete all of the units.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Moruya
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moruya Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18MRY-004 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Time: 9:00am (Tuesday and Thursday) 12:30pm (Wednesday) Block F Floor: G Room 10 
Hours per week: 15 
Starting from: 6 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: Anticipated costs are: $200 for textbook and additional learning materials.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 270 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: Thank you for enrolling. Your first class will commence on Tuesday 6 February 2018 with an induction session. Timetable - Tuesday 9:00am - 3.30pm & Wednesday 12.30pm - 3.30pm and Thursday 9am to 3.30pm. Timetable of attendance will be provided at the orientation session. Location: Building F, Ground Floor, Room 10. Any request for student Recognition of Prior Learning will need to be presented on the first day along with the evidence - original documents will be required.
WH&S requirements for the classes: You must wear closed in protective footwear and clothing that is clean and professional for the Industry. Your teachers will discuss industry approriate clothing and tools at the first class.

Your teacher will discuss the textbook and learning material requirements with you on the first day of attendance.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Moss Vale
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moss Vale Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18MVL-006 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (Monday and Wednesday) 9:00am-12:00pm (Tuesday) Block: A Floor: 1 Room: 19 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: One textbook (approximate cost $85) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat, this will be used on work placement . Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 288 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: First day of attendance is Monday 5 February at 9:00am for an orientation session. TAFE Moss Vale is located at Kirkham Street, Moss Vale NSW 2577. This will be held in CG.1. Attendance will be on a Monday and Wednesday for a full day and a half day on Tuesday. Three workshops will be held on Saturdays to complete all of the units.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18NWR-001 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Time: 9:00am Block A Floor: LG Room 2 
Hours per week: 20 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: One textbook (approximate cost $85) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat. This will be used on work placement. Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection
You are required to complete 120 hours of work placement in a regulated child care centre.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 360 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: Classes commence on Monday 5 February 2018 at 10:00am, Building A, Lower Ground floor, Room A L.G 02.
Attendance will be 4 days per week, approx 9:00am to 3:30pm.
This course requires 120 hours of work placement and this will be arranged for you. Please bring a notebook and pen to class on 5 February 2018.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18NWR-003 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Time: 9:00am Block A Floor: LG Room 2 
Hours per week: 18 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: This is a part time pathway and you can complete this in 12 hours or less per week. One textbook (approximate cost $85) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat. This will be used on work placement. Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection

You are required to complete 120 hours of work placement in a regulated child care centre.

This course will only run if there are sufficient numbers.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 436 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: Classes commence on Monday 5 February 2018 at 10:00am, Building A, Lower Ground floor, Room A L.G 02.
This is a part time pathway and you can complete this in 12 hours or less per week.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Queanbeyan
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Queanbeyan Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18QBY-006 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Thursday Time: 9:00am Block: IG Floor: 1 Room: 07 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 8 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: One textbook (approximate cost $85) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat, this will be used on work placement. Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 216 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: First day of attendance is Thursday 8 February at 9:00am for an orientation session. Queanbeyan Campus is located at Cnr Buttle & MacQuoid Streets, Queanbeyan NSW 2620. Attendance will be on a Thursday for a full day for the whole year. Three one day workshops will be held on another day to complete all of the units. This day will be Saturday if there are trainees that are also in the class.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18SHB-003 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day:/s: Monday and Wednesday Time: 9:00am Block: F Floor: Ground Room: 02 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:00pm
About: Students will be required to attend on some Thursdays and Fridays due to work placement and first aid training.

One textbook will be required at approximately $85 and a First Aid text book will be needed also. This is approx $20. You will be required to obtain a working with children check. You will be required to purchase a wide brimmed hat and a polo shirt. This will be worn in a guded workplace environment to practice skills. Students wiill need to have access to: reliable computer with word processing function and broadband internet connection.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 384 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: First day of attendance is 5 February 2018. Please bring a note book and pen to the first class.
Students will be required to attend on some Thursdays and Fridays due to work placement and first aid training.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18SHB-222 
Attendance mode: None 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: TBA
Scheduled attendance: Delivery Options for this course may include: Campus Based, Flexible, Online, Work based, Full Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening. 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
About: Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 360 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Comments: Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18WLG-035 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day:/s Monday and Tuesday Time: 5:30pm Block: G Floor: Ground Room: 19. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 5:30pm to 9:30pm
About: One textbook (approximate cost $85) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat. This will be used on work placement. Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 288 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: First day of attendance is Monday 5 February 2018 Block: G, Floor: Ground Room: 19 Time: 5:30pm -9:30pm.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Yass
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Yass Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 
Offering code: 18YAS-002 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Thursday Time: 9am Block: D Floor: G Room: 02 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 8 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: One textbook (approximate cost $85) will need to be purchased. A First Aid Text book will also be required (Approx $20).
You are required to obtain a Working with Children Check for Students.
You will be required to purchase a polo shirt and broad brimmed hat. This will be used on work placement . Travel to work placement will be at your own expense.
Students will need to have access to the following for this course.
This includes:
Reliable computer, with word processing function Broadband internet connection

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 614 hours. This includes approximately 216 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,260
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Comments: First day of attendance is Thursday 8 February at 9:00am for an orientation session. Yass Campus is located at 51 Church St, Yass NSW 2582. The class will be in classroom DG.02. Attendance will be on a Thursday for a full day for the whole year. Three one day workshops will be held on another day to complete all of the units. This day will be Saturday if there are trainees that are also in the class.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123