Why This Is The Perfect Time to Complete a Child Care Certificate III Course

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In Australia, there has never been a better time to take a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course.

Staff shortages mean that qualified early childcare educators are in high demand nationwide, and this trend will continue to increase well into the future.

Fortunately, becoming a qualified child carer is quick and easy. The only requirement to get involved is to complete an accredited Child Care Certificate III course. This course will give you the fundamental knowledge and practical skills required to support children’s growth and development.

In this article, we’ll discuss what you’ll learn in a Child Care Certificate III course with Sage, why this is the perfect time to enrol, and what you can expect from us when you’ve completed your certification.

Why is now the best time to complete a childcare course?

Several factors have led to the well-documented Australian childcare worker crisis in the last few years. The long-lasting impacts of COVID mean there is a lack of international students working in child care services.

In addition, demand for aged care workers has skyrocketed in recent years. Due to this, many childcare professionals have transitioned into new roles caring for the elderly.

As a result of these circumstances, childcare professionals are some of the most in-demand workers in all of Australia.

With staff supply low and demand increasingly high, certified childcare workers can expect to secure a job in the early childhood sector soon after completing their qualifications, especially with the assistance of an accredited training organisation that can guide them through the process.

With proper support, everyone who completes an accredited child care course can expect to find employment shortly after training, with an average starting salary of $50-60k per annum.

There are thousands of vacancies in the childcare sector and insufficient qualified workers to fill the gaps. If you’re a dedicated individual who wants to support children as they grow and develop, this is the perfect time to complete an accredited course that gives you the skills you need to kickstart your new career.

Where can I find a Child Care Certificate III course?

Sage Education is one of Australia’s leading providers of accredited Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30121) courses.

Since our launch in 1998, we’ve guided 3000+ successful applicants through our comprehensive, nationally recognised courses. In the process, we’ve helped thousands of people start new roles and build life-long skills.

What makes us unique? We make it our number one priority to secure our clients relevant, well-paid jobs once they complete their training. After earning their accredited certification, most of our candidates go on to secure relevant roles with an average salary of $50-60k within the first ten weeks. That’s under three months between completing your course and starting your new career.

When you opt for Sage, you’re not just opting for a world-class, nationally accredited training organisation. You’re choosing a supportive, customer-first team that cares about getting you a job you’ll love.

Our holistic, self-paced Child Care Certificate III is delivered online over 30 weeks. This means you can complete the content whenever you like, at a pace that suits you, from the comfort of your own home.

Studying online doesn’t mean losing access to support. Our outstanding team is on-hand to guide you through content, provide valuable feedback and answer any questions you have.

As part of your training, Sage will also offer you full support as you complete the 160 hours of supervised vocational work placement required to complete the certification.

As you work through your course, we’ll discuss career options so that we can find you a role that meets your needs.

On average, our child care course is priced at only $2500. Included in this price is the guarantee that Sage will prioritise finding you employment once you successfully complete your training. 

We have a proven track record of securing candidates well-paid jobs within three months of their course completion.

Sage will aim to secure you a relevant childcare role with a starting salary of at least $50-60k per annum. That means a 2000% return on your course investment after one year of working in your new position.

To learn more about our Child Care III course, click here.

What can I expect to learn in a Child Care Certificate III course?

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course is the fundamental certification required to become a qualified child care worker. The accredited course will provide you with the core skills to support children’s education, play and well-being.

As part of our certification, you can expect to learn the following:

  • How children grow and develop.
  • Methods to support inclusion and diversity.
  • The skills required to care for children and babies.
  • Techniques to effectively communicate with children and their parents.
  • How to provide first aid in emergency situations.
  • Ways to identify children that may be at risk.
  • Ways to support the holistic learning and development of children.
  • How to teach an understanding of other cultures.
  • An understanding of workplace health and safety.

As the course is accredited, it counts as a reputable professional qualification that you can use on your CV. We routinely help our candidates find relevant, rewarding roles with competitive starting salaries.

What job opportunities will there be after a Child Care Certificate III course?

Once you’ve completed your Child Care Certificate III course, you can expect to secure a job in a job relevant to the industry. We often help our candidates find careers in roles such as:

  • Childcare assistants
  • Childcare workers
  • Family day-care workers
  • Nannies
  • Recreation assistants

At Sage, we’re committed to helping our clients build rewarding careers in roles they love. We work with our enrolees to find a job that is in demand, meets their needs, and aligns with their skill set.

Get in touch today!

If you’re a motivated individual looking for a new career opportunity, our approved learning framework will give you the necessary skills to support children in an education and care setting.

Employers are actively searching for qualified childcare specialists to play a critical role in children’s education.

Want to learn more about what we offer? Click here for more information about our renowned Child Care Certificate III course. If you’d like to get in touch, contact us today and ask us any questions about our offer.

This is the perfect time to get involved in the childcare sector. If you’re passionate about supporting young people as they learn and grow, there’s no better time to make a difference and start your new career.

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