College of Business & Commerce

CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION

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 diverse cultures.

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 
  • Child Caregivers  in Hotels and Resorts 
  • Nanny
LENGTH OF PROGRAMME
Full Time 1 year
Part Time 1 and half years
ELIGIBILITY/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be admitted to this programme, a person shall have:

  1. A pass in Senate recognised Form 4 / Year 10 or equivalent with English and must be 18 years and over; or
  2. Met the mature student admission criteria; or
  3. Three (3) years early childhood teaching experience.
COURSE INFORMATION

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

Course Code Course Title Semester Delivery Mode Campus Fees (FJD)
CEE31  Child Development & Care 1 & 2 Blended All Campuses $335
CEE32  Curriculum Studies 1 & 2 Blended All  Campuses $335
CEE33  Early Childhood Professional Practice 1 & 2 Blended All Campuses $335
CEE34  Growing Up in a Pacific Family and Community 1 & 2 Blended All Campuses $335
CEE35  Early Childhood Education & Care Workplace Attachment  1 & 2 Blended All Campuses $335

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EOI 2020