Early Childhood Education & Care

CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

Are you looking for a fulfilling and rewarding job role? As an Early Childhood Educator you play an influential role in children’s lives. The sense of accomplishment at the end of the day where you watched them grow, take their first steps and prepare for their journey to school is as gratifying as it is memorable.

Note: It is the responsibility of each Learner to organise their own work placement and insurance requirements for the course. Please contact 1300 721 503 for more information.


There are no entry requirements for this course.


Learners are given 12 months to complete the course. 



Study CHC30113 with flexibility​

HBA offers an environment to suit your learning style. View the variety of ways you can complete this course.

Cost: $1,400 (Was $1,600)

Structure: Self paced completed in your own time.

The Self-paced delivery method is completed in your own time, at your own pace and is ideally suited to highly motivated self-starters. We provide our Learners ongoing support throughout the learning-pathway via telephone, email, and our industry leading online Discussion Forums. All course materials are downloaded electronically thus you may commence almost immediately once enrolled.

RPL Assessment fee:
For 1 to 4 units: $160 per unit
For 5 or more units: $750 upfront

These fees are non-refundable, however if your RPL is successful these fees will be deduced from your normal course fee

If you believe you may have a valid RPL claim, please download our RPL assessment application.

You will learn...

  • About the stages and areas of children’s development
  • How to promote children’s learning through play
  • To work ethically and create a culturally inclusive environment
  • To create educational programs and plan activities
  • How to promote children’s health and wellbeing
  • Skills and strategies to support behaviour
  • To develop positive relationships in the workplace
  • To work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Career opportunities include...

  • Room Assistant in a centre-based education and care service
  • Early Childhood Educator in Long Day Care and Pre-School facilities
  • Family Day Care Educator

Course dates

As a Self Paced course, you can commence studying almost immediately after you enrol. You will have full access to all course materials to download.

Payment plan options

HBA’s Payment Plan Program is available for this course. For more information, call our student support services on 1300 721 503 or email enrolments@hba.edu.au

This is not a government funded program.

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    This qualification is Nationally Recognised across Australia under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).