CHC30708 Certificate III in Children's Services

Course Content

Note: This course is now closed to new applicants. New applicants will be registered on the replacement course CHC30712 Certificate III in Children's Services. This is a minor update to stay abreast of changing Australian legislation.

Below is an overview of how competencies are clustered and delivered:

Cluster 1: Working in a Statutory Environment

  • Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • Contribute to OHS process
  • Participate effectively in the work environment

Cluster 2: Children's Health and Safety

  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk of harm
  • Ensure the health and safety of children
  • Contribute to provision of nutritionally balanced food in a safe and hygienic manner

Cluster 3: Caring for Children

  • Provide care for children
  • Provide care for babies

Cluster 4: Introduction to Child Development, Play and Learning

  • Develop understanding of children's interests and developmental needs
  • Support the development of children
  • Provide experiences to support children's play and learning

Cluster 5: Communicate Effectively with Children

  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Interact effectively with children

Cluster 6: Inclusive Practices

  • Work effectively with families to care for the child

The program normally takes around 6 months to complete, leading to a Certificate III in Children's Services (CHC 30708).

Refer to the course details page to find out more or please contact us.