Get qualified in the rewarding field of Early Childhood while completing your secondary school studies

This course offers the minimum qualification required to work in early childhood education and care settings with babies and children up to six years of age. It prepares students for centre-based, out-of-school hours, family day care and nanny roles and covers child development and how to foster and support children’s emotional and educational wellbeing.

We offer full completion of the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care over two years of study.

Important Information

All students must be 16 years old on 1 February of the commencing year and also need to have Year 10 English and Maths. Students are required to attend a compulsory information session before their applications are to be accepted dates and times will be advised. Students will also need to have a current Volunteer Working with Children Check.

Bass Coast Wed 9-3pm
Berwick Wed 9-3pm Fri 9-3pm
Dandenong Wed 9-3pm
Frankston Wed 9-3pm
Mornington Peninsula Wed 9-3pm

Not a secondary school student? Explore our Early Childhood Education and Care courses on offer at Chisholm.

Course code
Delivery location
Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick, Mornington Peninsula
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Part Time, 2 years.