Certificate III in Early Childhood Care and Education

Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority

This qualification is internationally accredited by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and nationally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework (FQF) by the Fiji Higher Education Commission
(FHEC). It is also registered on the Pacific Register of Qualifications and Standards (PRQS).

Description
This qualification prepares students with skills and knowledge required by child caregivers working with infants and toddlers to ensure that the children’s physical and emotional wellbeing is maintained and their self-sufficiency is nurtured. Students will learn to use an informed programme-planning cycle that is based on
information gathered through observing children’s play and learning. It will explore legislative and policy frameworks, aspects of workplace health and safety and first aid responses to infants, children and adults. It discusses cross-cultural issues involving Pacific communities and prepares students to be proactive members of an innovative team that communicates and cooperates with persons of

Career Opportunities 
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include but not limited to:
• Assistant Pre-school Teacher
• Day Care Worker
• Nanny
• Child Caregivers in Hotels and Resorts

Eligibility/Admission Requirements
To be admitted to this programme, a person shall have:

  1. Must be 18 years and over, and a pass in Form 6/year 12 with English; or
  2. Met the mature student admission criteria; or
  3. Have at least 2 years of relevant work experience

Length of Programme
Full Time: 1 year
Part Time: 1 and half years

 

Course Information
This programme has a total of five (5) courses.

Code Course Title Campus Semester
CEE31 Child Development & Care All Campuses 1 and 2
CEE32 Curriculum Studies All Campuses 1 and 2
CEE33 Early Childhood Professional Practice All Campuses 1 and 2
CEE34 Growing Up in a Pacific Family and Community All Campuses 1 and 2
CEE35 Early Childhood Care & Education Workplace Attachment All Campus 1 and 2

Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (Level 5)

Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority

This qualification is internationally accredited by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and nationally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework (FQF) by the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC). It is also registered on the Pacific Register of Qualifications and Standards (PRQS).

Description
This programme focuses on children under eight years of age and the skills required for their learning and development.  It builds on a student’s existing practice and further enhances the knowledge required in designing and implementing a child centred curriculum.
It recognises the existence of a nationally approved framework for ECCE and encourages students to utilise this framework in programme planning.  Students are given ample opportunities to demonstrate leadership and management skills in a simulated work environment or at a selected centre.  It assesses and monitors students’ practical skills to ensure that quality service is achieved.

Career Opportunities
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include but not limited
to:
• Pre-school Teacher
• Day Care Worker
• Child Welfare Officer
• Childcare Worker in Hotels and Resort
• Professional Nanny

Length of Programme
Full Time: 1 and half years
Part Time: 2 years

Eligibility/Admission Requirements
To be admitted to this programme, a person shall have:

i. Complete Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care from a recognized institution

 

Course Information
This programme has a total of seven (7) courses.

Code Course Title Campus Semester
CEDE51 Development & Care for Health, Wellbeing and Safety All Campuses 1 and 2
CEDE52 Children in Pacific Families & Communities All Campuses 1 and 2
CEDE53 Curriculum Studies in ECCE All Campuses 1 and 2
CEDE54 Inclusive Practice in ECCE All Campuses 1 and 2
CEDE55 Professional Practice in ECCE All Campuses 1 and 2
CEDE56 Leadership in ECCE All Campuses 1 and 2
CEDE57  ECCE Practicum All Campuses 1 and 2
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