UPC Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

UPC Courses (Australia)

UPC Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care.

Turn your passion for working with children into a career with the UPC Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC).

The Certificate III in ECEC covers the fundamentals of childhood development and caring for children. You’ll gain the skills and expertise to provide quality education for children in a range of environments. Through classroom learning, eLearning and practical placements at Mother’s Touch Preschool & Daycare you’ll learn to plan activities focused on children’s development. First aid included.

You will develop skills in:

  • Effective interaction and communication with children
  • Appropriate care for babies, toddlers and children
  • Nutrition
  • First aid, health and safety
  • Working legally and ethically

Entry requirements:

  • Academic: 3 Advanced Level passes or MTIA Foundation Certificate in Children’s Services
  • English: IELTS Score ≥5.5 or equivalent

Course contents: The course includes 11 core units and 7 electives (Downlaod the list of units of competence for the Certificate III)

Course duration: 6 months

Study schedule:

  • Face-to-face class: Saturday Morning
  • Structured eLearning: Minimum 14 hours per week
  • Practical Placement: 120 hours within course period

Assessment: Quizzes, assignments and logbook

Qualification, transcripts and Certificate of Attainment: On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded:

  • UPC Testamur of Certificate III in ECEC and Record of Results.

Recognition in Australia: You can apply for RPL and gap training to obtain fully recognised CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care in Australia.

The CHC30113 is the minimum requirement to work in the early childhood education and care services in Australia.


Mother’s Touch International Academy (MTIA) is a pioneer in offering Early Childhood Education qualifications in Sri Lanka. The academy was established in the year 2006 as the founder felt that children and families in Sri Lanka would be better served by a system that blends early childhood education and children’s care.


Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +94 (77) 6377497
Telephone: +94 (11) 2805047
Adress: No.6, Walter Gunasekara Mawatha, Nawala, Sri Lanka