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The course covers a number of core skills, including how to plan, implement and evaluate educational early childhood programs, support healthy nutrition for children and foster individual development. You will also learn how to comply with legal and industry requirements.

We partner with some of the best early childhood education and care services in Queensland. Our highly-experienced team of industry professionals are deeply embedded in the industry, so they know what employers are looking for. This includes the practical, simulated working environments and industry-relevant experience you need to enter the sector.

Successful completion of this course will allow you to confidently seek employment in a range of early childhood education and care roles and equip you to complete further studies in the field.


Jobs for Heroes is more than just training. We bridge the gap between the jobseeker and prospective employers and assist with all aspects of job-readiness. This includes addressing return to work barriers, site visits, vocational development, labour market research, job hunting skills, interview coaching and assistance with work placement.

Formal and practical training in early childhood education and care will also include the 18 skills and proficiencies required by the Australian Competencies Framework. Participants will work through course material with trainers and complete assessments during class and non-class time.

Your next steps

Register now for this and any other free Jobs for Heroes opportunities. A student coordinator will then contact you to discuss your eligibility and options.

Specific content will be advised prior to enrolment, but an indicative example of skills gained includes:

  • Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety.

  • Develop cultural competence.

  • Ensure the health and safety of children.

  • Provide care for children.

  • Promote and provide healthy food and drinks.

  • Provide care for babies and toddlers.

  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children.

  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice.

  • Support the holistic development of children.

  • Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning.

  • Use information about children to inform practice.

  • Work legally and ethically.

  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk.

  • Provide an emergency first aid response in a care setting.

  • Participate in workplace health and safety

  • Work with diverse people.

  • Support behaviour of children and young people.

  • Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people.

Where and when

The course is conducted part-time at Nundah from 25 March 2019 to 15 December 2019. Attendance will be on Tuesday and Wednesday each second week. The course will break for Christmas and school holidays.

Course delivery is flexible to meet the individual needs of participants. We know life can be complicated, so days are set aside to make up for classes missed or to revise issues until you nail them.

Course overview

Get a head start on your career in early childhood education and care with this entry-level course. This qualification is the minimum requirement for early childhood settings in Australia and will set you up with the foundation skills to get ahead. The number of early childhood roles is expected to grow steadily in Australia and employers are seeking qualified staff for roles across a wide range of settings. This training qualifies you for employment in a range of early childhood education and care roles and equips you to complete further studies in the field.

Note: Wounded Heroes Australia provides this training (CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care) in association with Orion Training (RTO code 30915), PO Box 6213, Fairfield Gardens, QLD 4103.  07 3329 7055.


Orion Training will deliver the training and assessment and issue the qualifications within its scope of registration.