Certificate III in Children's Services

Course Code: CHC30712


This Qualification covers workers who use organisational policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care for children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously. In some settings, the worker may also have limited supervisory responsibilities. In a Traineeship fees are partially funded through the Department of Education and Training.
For further details please contact the Meerilinga Training College Education Team.

Occupational Titles

♦ Early Childhood Educator ♦ Playgroup Supervisor ♦ Family Day Care Worker ♦ Childhood Educator ♦ Childhood Educator Assistant ♦ Outside school hours Care Assistant ♦ Recreation Assistant ♦ Nanny ♦ Mobile Assistant ♦

Fees and Charges 2014


Units of Competency

Unit Code

Unit Title

Cluster 1

Children's Health and Safety

CHCCN301C Ensure the health and safety of children (core unit)
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes (core unit)
CHCCN303A Contribute to provision of nutritionally balanced food in a safe and hygienic manner (core unit)

Cluster 2

Workplace Legislation

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework (core unit)
CHCCHILD401B Identify and respond to children and young people at risk (core unit)
HLTFA311A Apply first aid (core unit)

Cluster 3

Play and Development

CHCFC301A Support the development of children (core unit)
CHCIC301E Interact effectively with children (core unit)
CHCPR303D Develop an understanding of children’s interests and developmental needs (core unit)
CHCPR301C Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning (core unit)

Cluster 4

Physical and Emotional Wellbeing

CHCCN302A Provide care for children (core unit)
CHCCHILD301B Support behaviour of children and young people (core unit)
CHCCN305B Provide care for babies (elective unit)

Cluster 5

Family Support

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers (elective unit)
CHCRF301E Work effectively with families to care for the child (elective unit)


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