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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  Full Time  36 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Cooma  Full Time  36 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Goulburn  Full Time  18 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Moruya  Full Time  36 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Nowra  Full Time  18 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Queanbeyan  Full Time  36 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Shellharbour  Full Time  18 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Wollongong  Full Time  18 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Mon 
Wollongong  Part Time Evening  36 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Mon 
Yass  Full Time  36 Weeks 22-Jul-2019  Tue, Wed, 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: 19BEG-003 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: You will be required to attend 3 webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Class times are 10.00am to 12.00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
About: You will be sent a Welcome Pack with your first unit of study in week 1 (week commencing 22 July, 2019). You will attend a Getting Started Workshop in Week 3 (details in your Welcome Pack). Online webinars commence in week 4. You will be required to attend 3 x webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Proposed class times are 10am - 12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. This program also has some Practical Skills Workshops to attend - see your complete timetable (in the Welcome Pack) for details.

Learners can expect to study a minimum of 9 hours per week for 36 weeks to complete the requirements of this qualification. Learning is a combination of class attendance and workplacment.

There are 120 hrs of work placement required to complete the assessment requirements of units included in this course, work placement is to be arranged in conjunction with teaching staff and relevant Educational Support Officers. A working with children check is required prior to commencement of workplacement. Students must have access to reliable internet access to access some of the course content.

Students will need appropriate access to reliable technology (such as a computer/laptop, internet access, Adobe Connect).

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning.

The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance.

You will be sent a Welcome Pack with a unit of study to get you started in your course. You will be invited to attend ONE of the Getting Started Workshops held during the week of 5 August, 2019. This will consist of an orientation session and a practical workshop. Dates and locations as follows: Tuesday, 6 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Wagga Wagga Campus, OR Thursday, 8 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Moruya Campus, OR Friday, 9 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Shellharbour Campus. After you have attended a Getting Started Workshop, you will commence online classes each week. The timetable in your Welcome Pack will detail each of the classes and teachers for your program of study.
Please bring this receipt to your orientation (the Getting Started Workshop). 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Cooma
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Cooma 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: 19CMA-005 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: You will be required to attend 3 webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Class times are 10.00am to 12.00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: You will be sent a Welcome Pack with your first unit of study in week 1. You will attend a Getting Started Workshop in Week 3 (details in your Welcome Pack). Online webinars commence in week 4. You will be required to attend 3 x webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Proposed class times are 10am - 12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. This program also has some Practical Skills Workshops to attend - see your complete timetable (in the Welcome Pack) for details.

Learners can expect to study a minimum of 9 hours per week for 36 weeks to complete the requirements of this qualification. Learning is a combination of class attendance and workplacment.

There are 120 hrs of work placement required to complete the assessment requirements of units included in this course, work placement is to be arranged in conjunction with teaching staff and relevant Educational Support Officers. A working with children check is required prior to commencement of workplacement. Students must have access to reliable internet access to access some of the course content.

Students will need appropriate access to reliable technology (such as a computer/laptop, internet access, Adobe Connect).

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning.

The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance.

You will be sent a Welcome Pack with a unit of study to get you started in your course. You will be invited to attend ONE of the Getting Started Workshops held during the week of 5 August, 2019. This will consist of an orientation session and a practical workshop. Dates and locations as follows: Tuesday, 6 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Wagga Wagga Campus, OR Thursday, 8 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Moruya Campus, OR Friday, 9 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Shellharbour Campus. After you have attended a Getting Started Workshop, you will commence online classes each week. The timetable in your Welcome Pack will detail each of the classes and teachers for your program of study.
Please bring this receipt to your orientation (the Getting Started Workshop). 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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: 19GLB-002 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Attendance at TAFE NSW Goulburn Campus on Monday and Wednesday from 9.00am until 4.00pm for face to face classes and on Tuesday 9.00am until 12noon for study lessons. Building W, Level 1, Room 22 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
About: It is a requirement of this qualification that learners must complete 120 hours of work placement in a regulated early childhood service. The placement will be sourced for you by TAFE NSW. Travel to and from the work placement service is at the learner’s expense.

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult manikin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning.

The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
-Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00
-First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
-Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on Monday, 22 July 2019 from 9:00am at TAFE NSW Goulburn, Cnr Verner and View Streets, Goulburn, Building W, Level 1, Room 22. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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: 19MRY-005 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: You will be required to attend 3 webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Class times are 10.00am to 12.00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: You will be sent a Welcome Pack with your first unit of study in week 1 (week commencing 22 July, 2019). You will attend a Getting Started Workshop in Week 3 (week commencing 5 August, 2019 - details in your Welcome Pack). Online webinars commence in week 4 (week commencing 12 August). You will be required to attend 3 x webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Proposed class times are 10am - 12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. This program also has some Practical Skills Workshops to attend - see your complete timetable (in the Welcome Pack) for details.

Learners can expect to study a minimum of 9 hours per week for 36 weeks to complete the requirements of this qualification. Learning is a combination of class attendance and workplacment.

There are 120 hrs of work placement required to complete the assessment requirements of units included in this course, work placement is to be arranged in conjunction with teaching staff and relevant Educational Support Officers. A working with children check is required prior to commencement of workplacement. Students must have access to reliable internet access to access some of the course content.

Students will need appropriate access to reliable technology (such as a computer/laptop, internet access, Adobe Connect).

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning.

The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance.

You will be sent a Welcome Pack with a unit of study to get you started in your course. You will be invited to attend ONE of the Getting Started Workshops held during the week of 5 August, 2019. This will consist of an orientation session and a practical workshop. Dates and locations as follows: Tuesday, 6 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Wagga Wagga Campus, OR Thursday, 8 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Moruya Campus, OR Friday, 9 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Shellharbour Campus. After you have attended a Getting Started Workshop, you will commence online classes each week. The timetable in your Welcome Pack will detail each of the classes and teachers for your program of study.
Please bring this receipt to your orientation (the Getting Started Workshop). 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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: 19NWR-012 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Week 1 Orientation Monday 9am-3.30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am-4.30pm. Weeks 2-8 will be Monday 9am-3.30pm, Tuesday will be 9am-4.30pm, Wednesday 9am-4.30pm. Weeks 9-16 will be Monday 9am-3.30pm, Tuesday 9am-4.00pm, Wednesday 9am-5pm 
Hours per week: 20 
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
About: It is a requirement of this qualification that learners must complete 120 hours of work placement in a regulated early childhood service. The placement will be sourced for you by TAFE NSW. Travel to and from the work placement service is at the learner’s expense.

You will need to supply your own wide brimmed hat this is a WHS requirment for Guided Workplace Environment and Workplacement. Guided workplace environment is a simulated place of study where you will practice your practical skills. Students will need to have a reliable computer with word processing and broadband internet connection.

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:

- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00 approx
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on Monday, 22 July 2019 from 10:00am at Nowra Campus, 60 Beinda Street, Nowra, Building L, Level G, Room 2. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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: 19QBY-005 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: You will be required to attend 3 webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Class times are 10.00am to 12.00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: You will be sent a Welcome Pack with your first unit of study in week 1. You will attend a Getting Started Workshop in Week 3 (details in your Welcome Pack). Online webinars commence in week 4. You will be required to attend 3 x webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Proposed class times are 10am - 12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. This program also has some Practical Skills Workshops to attend - see your complete timetable (in the Welcome Pack) for details.

Learners can expect to study a minimum of 9 hours per week for 36 weeks to complete the requirements of this qualification. Learning is a combination of class attendance and workplacment.

There are 120 hrs of work placement required to complete the assessment requirements of units included in this course, work placement is to be arranged in conjunction with teaching staff and relevant Educational Support Officers. A working with children check is required prior to commencement of workplacement. Students must have access to reliable internet access to access some of the course content.

Students will need appropriate access to reliable technology (such as a computer/laptop, internet access, Adobe Connect).

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning.

The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance.

You will be sent a Welcome Pack with a unit of study to get you started in your course. You will be invited to attend ONE of the Getting Started Workshops held during the week of 5 August, 2019. This will consist of an orientation session and a practical workshop. Dates and locations as follows: Tuesday, 6 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Wagga Wagga Campus, OR Thursday, 8 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Moruya Campus, OR Friday, 9 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Shellharbour Campus. After you have attended a Getting Started Workshop, you will commence online classes each week. The timetable in your Welcome Pack will detail each of the classes and teachers for your program of study.
Please bring this receipt to your orientation (the Getting Started Workshop). 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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: 19SHB-011 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Week 1 Orientation Monday 9am-3.30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am-4.30pm. Weeks 2-8 will be Monday 9am-3.30pm, Tuesday will be 9am-4.30pm, Wednesday 9am-4.30pm. Weeks 9-16 will be Monday 9am-3.30pm, Tuesday 9am-4.00pm, Wednesday 9am-5pm 
Hours per week: 20 
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
About: It is a requirement of this qualification that learners must complete 120 hours of work placement in a regulated early childhood service. The placement will be sourced for you by TAFE NSW. Travel to and from the work placement servicce is at the learner’s expense.

You will need to supply your own wide brimmed hat this is a WHS requirment for Guided Workplace Environment and Workplacement. Guided workplace environment is a simulated place of study where you will practice your practical skills. Students will need to have a reliable computer with word processing and broadband internet connection.

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00 approx
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on Monday, 22 July 2019 from 9:00am at TAFE NSW Shellharbour Campus, College Ave, Shellharbour, Building F, Level G, Room 01. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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: 19WLG-021 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Orientation session on Monday, 22 July 2019 from 10:00am at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Foleys Lane, Wollongong, Building G, Level G, Room 33. Your first class will start Monday 22 July 2019. 
Hours per week: 24 
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
About: It is a requirement of this qualification that learners must complete 120 hours of work placement in a regulated early childhood service. The placement will be sourced for you by TAFE NSW. Travel to and from the work placement service is at the learner’s expense.

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning.

The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00 approx
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on Monday, 22 July 2019 from 10:00am at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Foleys Lane, Wollongong, Building G, Level G, Room 33. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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: 19WLG-023 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Classes commence with orientation on Monday 22 July 2019 from 5.30pm at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Foleys Lane, Building G, Level G, Room 33. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
Times: 5:30pm to 9:30pm
About: Work Placement It is a requirement of this qualification that learners must complete 120 hours of work placement in a regulated early childhood service. The placement will be sourced for you by TAFE NSW. Travel to and from the work placement servicce is at the learner’s expense.

This course will only run if we have minimum numbers.

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $7,260
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:

- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00 approx
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on Monday, 22nd July 2019 from 5:30pm at Wollongong Campus, Foleys Lane, Wollongong, Building G, Level G, Room 33. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22nd July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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: 19YAS-005 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: You will be required to attend 3 webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Class times are 10.00am to 12.00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 22-Jul-2019 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: You will be sent a Welcome Pack with your first unit of study in week 1 (week commencing 22 July, 2019). You will attend a Getting Started Workshop in Week 3 (week commencing 5 August, 2019 - details in your Welcome Pack). Online webinars commence in week 4 (week commencing 12 August). You will be required to attend 3 x webinars per week (2 hours each) with your class group. Proposed class times are 10am - 12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You will also be allocated some individual time with your teacher. This program also has some Practical Skills Workshops to attend - see your complete timetable (in the Welcome Pack) for details.

Learners can expect to study a minimum of 9 hours per week for 36 weeks to complete the requirements of this qualification. Learning is a combination of class attendance and workplacment.

There are 120 hrs of work placement required to complete the assessment requirements of units included in this course, work placement is to be arranged in conjunction with teaching staff and relevant Educational Support Officers. A working with children check is required prior to commencement of workplacement. Students must have access to reliable internet access to access some of the course content.

Students will need appropriate access to reliable technology (such as a computer/laptop, internet access, Adobe Connect).

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $7,420
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility. Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning.

The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
- Textbook - The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III - $103.00
- First Aid textbook 8th Edition - $18.50
- Workplace clothing ie Broad brimmed hat, polo shirt and enclosed shoes - approx $60.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!
Please bring this receipt to your orientation (the Getting Started Workshop).

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July, 2019. Your timetable will be given to you on your first day of attendance.

You will be sent a Welcome Pack with a unit of study to get you started in your course. You will be invited to attend ONE of the Getting Started Workshops held during the week of 5 August, 2019. This will consist of an orientation session and a practical workshop. Dates and locations as follows: Tuesday, 6 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Wagga Wagga Campus, OR Thursday, 8 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Moruya Campus, OR Friday, 9 August, 2019 from 11:00am at Shellharbour Campus. After you have attended a Getting Started Workshop, you will commence online classes each week. The timetable in your Welcome Pack will detail each of the classes and teachers for your program of study. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601