Course Summary:

This 'Clann Essentials' Course is a condensed version of our recommended Accredited Certificate III Course in Early Childhood Education and Care. It consists of eight units. Five units may be completed online. Three units are delivered in a classroom environment including First Aid, Legal & Ethical Requirements and using the Clann Platform to grow your business.

Learning Outcomes: 

This course is designed to give the participant enhanced knowledge, confidence and skills to become a higher ranking Childminder on the Clann Platform providing quality services safely for up to a maximum of three children. Completion of the course will entitle participants going on to complete our Certificate III course to some recognised prior learning saving time and cost. 


No prerequisites necessary other than being over 18 and entitled to live and work / have a business in Australia.


Students are assessed during completion of each unit and at the final classroom day. Assessments include case studies, demonstrations, knowledge tests, multiple choice quizzes, short answer questions and workbook activities.

$495.00  AUD

  • Earn While You Learn
  • Get Business Ready
  • Gain Real Experience
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    Work in your Local Area
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    Everything Included
  • Finance Options Available

Get started Now,  fill in, and submit the application form along with the course deposit to secure your spot. The balance will be paid on course commencement. Clann can offer a payment plan over the course term if required. Please talk to us about your circumstances

The Clann Essentials On-Boarding Course

A comprehensive training package with both flexibility 

and the Choice to become a professional childminder

or earn while you learn and move into a Cert III role. 

Course Content

Lessons Status

First Aid Training & Accreditation: Workplace Health & Safety


The Importance of Play in Early Childhood


Working with Colleagues: Building a Support Network


The Health & Safety of Children


Identifying & Reducing Risk


Promoting & Providing Healthy Food & Drinks


Legal and Ethical Issues: Setting up and running a family day care centre


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