The Certificate III in Children's Services is your entry level to work in the child care industry. By completing this qualification you will acquire the knowledge and skills to work as an assistant in a Kindergarten, Long Day Care Centre, Pre School, Occasional Care Centre or as a Home Based Carer or Family Day Care Provider.
The Diploma of Children’s Services is the next step in professional development in the childcare industry. At the Diploma level, the course shifts to daily, weekly and long term programming in childcare. Additionally, the Diploma of Children’s Services is the minimum standard to manage a childcare service in Australia.
Why Study with the YMCA?
Excellent support mechanisms to ensure you successfully complete your chosen qualification - phone, email, site visits, workshops.
Flexible delivery methods allows you to study around your other commitments so you can gain your chosen qualification.
No hidden fees. All course material and first aid costs included in the one price.
Nationally Accredited and recognised Qualifications.
"My wife and I wanted to drop you a quick note to say a big thankyou for the time you are spending with our daughter in regards to helping her achieve her goal of becoming a child care worker into the future. In this day and age it is very difficult to find one on one help for people with disabilities, we are very grateful for your time to help our daughter." MC
"Robin and I would like to say thank you for your constant support and understanding nature. We really do appreciate you giving us that extra time and attention." LN
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Flexible Delivery Mode
If you are working in the Child Care industry and require your qualification you can commence your study at any time.
Learning is self paced with training support available if required and workplace visits by a Training Officer to assess on the job components.
Training support is available in person, by phone or by email and you will be notified about specific workshops being delivered over the duration of your course.
You have twelve months to complete the Certificate III qualification, and two years to complete the Diploma qualification.