Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)
Certificate III + Diploma
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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
If you want to launch a solid career in Early Childhood Education then this dual qualification from Foundation Education could be just what you're after. The CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Family Day Care) and CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will give you the skills, knowledge and work experience to enter this in-demand industry.
As well as learning how to support the education and health necessities for a young child, you'll learn how to design and develop a curriculum and how to supervise staff. If you're thinking of opening your own family day care centre, then this course is perfect for you to turn your home into a successful place of learning and business.
You'll need to do a compulsory work placement for 440 hours (split between both qualifications), in a childcare facility in Australia. This will give you invaluable experience to use in your getting a job in your future career.
The course will take up to 18 months for the Certificate III and up to 18 months for the Diploma.
Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.
Whilst there are no formal entry requirements , students' skills and capabilities to undertake this training will be assessed and suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.
CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Family Day Care) must be completed before commencing CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Work Placement Requirements
Students must apply for their Working with Children check at the start of the course.
For mandatory work placement (440 hours split across the 2 qualifications), students must have access to a regulated education and care service provider AND access to a qualified supervisor (a person who has a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent).
If needed, Foundation Education will assist you to organise a work placement location of your choice.
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
In the Certificate III course, subjects you may study include:
*This course contains the unit, HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. Upon completion, you will need to submit a copy of your first aid certificate in order for us to process a Credit Transfer against this unit on your student record. If you have chosen your own third-party provider, you must submit a certified copy of your certificate. If you have undertaken training with Red Cross Australia, you must forward Foundation Education the email you receive which contains the electronic copy of your certificate.
In the Diploma course, subjects you may study include:
Foundation Education provides students with access to quality vocational education and employment opportunities alongside their sister brand, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT), and a robust network of industry partners all around Australia.
With courses designed by industry experts, you'll gain the knowledge and experience to graduate with the job-ready skills employers seek. Plus, you can learn at your pace and place with flexible study options.
Whether you're interested in a career as a Dental Assistant, Teacher Aide, Office Manager, Physiotherapy Assistant, or something else, Foundation Education has a vocational study option to take you where you want to go.
The Foundation Education difference means:
- Flexible Online Study: The theoretical component of the courses can be completed online at your own pace.
- Dedicated Student Support – Foundation Education's industry-experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.
- Industry Relevant Courses: Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to provide you with comprehensive skills and knowledge required to graduate job-ready.
- National Recognised Training: Every Certificate and Diploma offered is nationally recognised and accredited, meeting established industry needs and national quality assurance requirements.
Foundation Education RTO 22557
When you graduate you'll receive a dual qualification - a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care (Family Day Care) AND a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, from Foundation Education.
You'll have work experience and be eligible for roles in family day care, long day care centres, kindergartens and pre-schools.
Wondering where a career in Early Childhood Education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Early Childhood Teacher, Primary Teacher, Child Care Coordinator, Early Learning Coordinator, Kindergarten Teacher, Professional Development Educator, Child and Family Services Manager, Community Worker, Family Day Care Educator, Mobile Service Educator, Occasional Care Educator.
Foundation Education offers flexible payment plans beginning from just $91.35* a week!
Enquire now to find out more about instalment plans or saving on your course fees by paying upfront.
Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.
*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.
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