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Upskill with a Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care for Just $699, or Upgrade to Train in Both for $1,199!

Begin the next chapter of your professional life today! Study towards becoming a child care assistant, playgroup supervisor, family day care worker, recreation assistant, nanny, or plenty of other career opportunities with a convenient self-paced course delivered online and completed via correspondence. Includes a combination of online and practical components to maximise your education!

  • Upskill with an Early Childhood Education and Care Cert III (CHC30113) or Diploma (CHC50113) at Sand Goanna Institute - just $699 each!
  • Or, upgrade to train in both courses for just $1,199 - up to $3,599
  • Begin your journey to becoming a Child Care Assistant, Playgroup Supervisor, Family Day Care Worker, Recreation Assistant, Nanny and more!
  • See the full list of units included in the Cert III here
  • And the full list of units included in the Diploma here
  • Nationally recognised qualifications
  • Sand Goanna Institute is a RTO 32143
  • Combination of online and practical components
  • Click here for FAQs and here for the Student Handbook
  • For any questions you have about this deal, simply live chat one of our friendly consultants, email or call 1300 726 676

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  • Valid from 14 October 2016 to 14 January 2017
  • If you wish to gain your CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you'll need to complete the additional First Aid unit HLTAID004 - 'Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting'. This unit is not included. Students must undertake this unit separately and show proof of completion to gain their Cert III
  • To purchase and complete the Diploma option, you must hold a valid Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • All courses must be completed within 12 months of enrolment
  • Students may be required to complete written and oral exams, participate in simulated activities, complete assignments, presentations, vocational projects and role plays. This course required students to complete hours on the job, which can be done as a volunteer or paid work. All students are required to complete 180 hours of work placement in a regulated Child Care Service which caters for children aged between 0-6
  • This must be done in the following format:
    • A minimum of 50 hours of this Work Placement will need to be completed specifically with children 0-2 years of age
    • 50 hours between 2-3 years of age
    • 60 hours 3-5 years of age and the remaining 20 hours can be made up from any age 0-5 years
    • All must be done in a Work Place setting, students must have a suitably qualified person supervising them throughout the 180 hours at all times
  • NOTE: Students need to be aware that Family Day Care can only be used as a Work Place setting if the Family Day Carer supervising is suitably qualified and there are at least 3 different children aged 0-2 and 3 different children aged 2-6 enrolled on the same day
  • School Aged Care settings are not accepted as Work Placement settings for this course
  • You will be given a logbook and third party observation check list with a series of items to be witness while in the workplace. This will be required to be signed off during your time in the centre by a suitably qualified person. You will be required to complete a portfolio of evidence, logbook, and journal throughout your work experience
  • Some workplaces may require you to have insurance in place prior to commencing any practical. In this instance Sand Goanna Institute have a company who offers Training Insurance at a very cheap rate and they can be found on Volunteer Work Experience Insurance at own cost. Visit for more information
  • Statutory checks may apply. These differ from state to state and course to course. Many governments charge fees to issue these Certificates however sometimes these are free when working as a volunteer
  • National Criminal Record Check Prior to commencing work placement, students will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check (CRC) to obtain a National Police Certificate. Please see for more information
  • Working with Children Checks are now mandatory in most States and Territories in Australia. The requirement for suitability checks for staff and volunteers working with children and young people varies greatly across the nation. The following information and Internet sites, are a guide to obtaining information on police clearances and checks. Remember that child care workers need to fulfil the checking and clearance requirements of the State in which they are working as there are no checks required on a national basis. Please read this document for requirements -
  • Those with industry experience or previous training may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (must complete an RPL kit to receive any RPL - free RPL kit and assessment upon enrolment prior to commencement to any student). Participants who have completed courses with equivalent learning outcomes will be granted credit transfer
  • Qualifications are issued by Sand Goanna Institute RTO: 32143 and are nationally recognised throughout Australia under the (AQF) Australian Qualification Frameworks.
  • Limit of 1 Scoopon may be purchased for personal use; multiple Scoopons may be purchased as gifts. Scoopon valid for 1 person. Maximum of 1 Scoopon redeemable per enrolment
  • Enrolments taken immediately after purchase. Scoopons for this offer are limited. Not valid with any other offer
  • For any questions you have about this deal, simply live chat one of our friendly consultants, email or call 1300 726 676
  • Scoopon Terms and Conditions are located at

Deal Code: 70761

  • Registration and completion of enrolment form are essential online at within 4 weeks of purchasing your Scoopon
  • Once you have registered online and followed the steps to complete your enrolment, you will gain access to your online course materials
  • You may begin your course at any point after registration - courses commence daily
  • You will have 12 months to complete your course

Doing it for the kids

You’ve always loved kids. Growing up, your friends wanted to be models, actors, doctors, journalists and scientists - but not you. Of course you wanted a career - but one that involved cute little laughs, funny little conversations and lots of little smiles.

Sand Goanna Institute gets it. And they’re going to make it easy for you. Today you can kick start your journey to becoming a Child Care Assistant, Nanny, Playgroup Supervisor and more - so many different, fun careers to choose from!

By taking this course, you’ll learn to provide care for little ‘uns, develop an understanding of their needs, ensure their health and safety - plus more! Nurture your love of children and up-skill at the same time when you click Buy Now!