12 Jul RPL Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
If you have experience in childcare, the great news is that we can recognise that experience with a nationally recognised qualification issued by one of our partner Registered training organisations. This means you can attain your certificate without having to go study at TAFE or college. The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will give you the qualification you need to work in all areas of children’s services including pre-schools, occasional day care centres and family day care centres.
1. Free Skills Assessment
You need to have valid industry experience in order to qualify for this RPL program. When you first touch base, we will help you identify your skills and advise on whether this qualification is right for you. As a rule of thumb if you have more than 2 years experience in your field, then you are likely to be eligible.
2. Evidence Portfolio
- Valid Identification
- Resume: We need your resume showing details of your work history, job description including your duties and places you worked in.
- list showing relevant employment history
- work samples and documents (children diaries / journals)
- letter of employment
- reference letters: get a reference letter from your current & past employers detailing your job title, your duties, how long you worked there and any special skills you have. Reference letters should show approximately two (2) years experience (in total)
- photos: the more photos you have the more skills you can show. Please ensure you attain consent from any photographed parties – and beware of guidelines regarding photographing children.
- videos: this is a great way to show off your skills, no more than 5 videos are required; each video no longer than 6 minutes each. Please ensure you attain consent from any photographed parties – and beware of guidelines regarding filming children.
- short courses or accreditation, overseas qualifications
- certificates or transcripts: a certified copy of your past qualification or transcript that you may have studied in the past. This includes any short courses such as first aid courses.
- Other evidence: it’s a good idea to include any other documents as evidence
3. Skills Check
- You will be having a conversation covering questions for each unit with our qualified assessor
- The assessor may choose to also perform a practical observation.
- Where gap training is required, you will need to complete theory or practical assessments as required. Theory components can be completed from home and practical components can be completed at your work site.
All certificates are Nationally Recognised and issued by a Qualify Me! partner college. Now you can grab that licence!
Early Childhood Educator
An Early Childhood Educator can work in a variety of early childhood education and care services such as long day care, occasional care or pre-school. Early Childhood Educators are responsible for designing and implementing the educational program and looking after the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in their care..
Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Educator / Assistant
OSHC programs enable flexible working hours delivering a care and education program to school age children before and after school hours. You will be involved in planning and implementing fun and innovative activities for the children in the program, under the guidance of an OSHC Co-ordinator or Manager.
Upon successful completion of this RPL Program you will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification in:
Certificate III of Early Childhood Education & Care
Can I apply?
This RPL and skills recognition program is available to those with local experience or local students that have completed partial studies in Australia. We also have programs to help migrants fast-track their qualifications providing they have relevant experience, qualifications and well aware of the Australian standards and requirements.