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Statement of Attainment Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care


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This short course will provide you with skills and knowledge that encourage children’s connections with their environment, with sustainable practice as a focus.
You will also learn about practices within Early Education and Care, and the importance of childrens’ learning and wellbeing in the early years


Statement of Attainment - Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


4 weeks full time (approximately 20 hours per week) and will include both face to face delivery with some online activities. It includes a placement within an early childhood service to introduce you to the industry.
You are required to complete a minimum of 12 hours of online learning to support your understanding for completion of assessments.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

JobTrainer - Free

Likely Job Outcome:

This will provide you with introductory skills to work with and assist in learning environments for young children.
This course provides a pathway to work in early childhood services, and contributes to the mandated qualification for the sector, Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113.

Application Type:

Job Trainer

Additional Information

Blended: face-to-face attendance required with some online activities.
You are required to attend classes at CIT where teachers will provide knowledge and support in preparation for your practical placement and complete learning material in the first three (3) weeks prior to commencing the placement organised by CIT.
You will meet guest speakers from industry, undertake practical tasks and prepare a resume as part of your course.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Open entry.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 2 subjects

Core: Complete 2

  • CHCECE012   Support children to connect with their world
    • CIT Code: CHIL264
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and encourage children's connection with their environment. This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTWHS001   Participate in workplace health and safety
    • CIT Code: WPHS101
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113
Certificate IV Education Support CHC40213
Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113
Statement Attainment Introduction to Education Support

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email