Gain the skills you need to provide quality education to children

If you are passionate about the development of young children and want to learn more about providing quality education and care in a range of environments, this course is for you.

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care can provide entry level job opportunities in home, childcare centre, or school-based environments, but many students go on to study higher level courses while employed within the field.


Bass Coast and Mornington Peninsula: Full time – Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – 4pm, plus two industry block placements.
Berwick, Dandenong and Frankston: Full time - Three days per week 9.15am – 3.15pm, plus two industry block placements.
Night classes may be availabe, subject to demand.

Part time study options and traineeships are available at all locations

Course code
On campus
Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick, Bass Coast, Mornington Peninsula
Not available Online
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Full Time, 9 months. Part Time, 18 months.
Start dates
No further intakes for 2019. 2020 commencement dates and locations to be confimed in October 2019.