Early Childhood Education & Care (VET)

Early Childhood Education & Care (VET)

Course Summary

Do you enjoy spending time with children? Seeing them grow and develop? Early Childhood Education and Care is a stimulating and rewarding career. By studying Early Childhood Education and Care you will develop the skills and knowledge to effectively engage children in their early learning. This will include a mixture of learning through theory and practice, as well as, Structured Workplace Learning.  If you want a stimulating and rewarding career start by studying Early Childhood Education and Care. 

This subject commences in Year 10.   

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students do not receive a Study Score for this subject. Instead, they receive an ATAR increment of 10% of their fourth Study Score in other subjects 

VET: CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Structured workplace learning advice: 160 hours of structured work placement is required in this program

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Learn how to provide care for children
  • Learn how to support the holistic development of children
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • Identify and respond to children at risk of harm

This program is run as part of an Auspicing arrangement with MP Training and Recruitment, a Registered Training Organisation. TIOD: 91454

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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2


Unit 3 & 4


Learning Area Contact

Technology Learning Area Leader

Paul McMullen