Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Byron Community College

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Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)

Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113.
  • Support children to connect with their world (CHCECE012)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk (CHCPRT001)
  • Organise personal work priorities and development (BSBWOR301)
  • Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks (FSKDIG02)
  • Ensure the health and safety of children (CHCECE002)
  • Read and respond to routine workplace information (FSKRDG10)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Looking for a fun and rewarding career working with children? This short 8 week course will give you an introduction into working in the Early Childhood sector. You will gain quality, hands-on child-focussed experiences, covering interesting aspects of child health and safety, sustainable practice, child protection and legalities of the Early Childhood sector.

This short course covers 5 units from the full CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. Successful completion of the units can be used towards completing the full qualification, which starts on Monday 10th February 2020.

What you will learn:

  • Child health and safety
  • Sustainable practices
  • Child protection
  • Legalities in the Early Childhood sector

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience or knowledge is required, however students are required to be able to kneel, bend, sit on the ground and carry loads as part of their training.

Course Duration & Hours

  • 8 weeks duration
  • Two days of classroom (Mondays and Tuesdays) 9:00am – 3:00pm per week
  • Delivery location: Mullumbimby Campus

Course Fees

Course Fees are fully subsidised for eligible students, a resource fee applies to all enrolments.

  • Subsidised Fee: $0

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Call our office today to see if you are eligible on 02 6684 3374.

What to bring

  • Pen and paper
  • Own lunch and refreshments


From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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