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Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by Anju » Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:25 pm

Hi

I do not qualify for course funding. Does anyone know the cheapest online course in childcare - online version?

Thanks
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Re: Cert III

Post by Lorina » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:52 am

The following topic may help you:

Cert III: Why the difference in price?

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by inkhearted » Sat Aug 16, 2014 7:59 pm

Hi Anju! I haven't been on here in a while, but I started the above thread about differences in price. I did enroll with LIV, which cost $598--a lot cheaper than most of them around!--and am nearly done with the course now. I had misgivings about going with them because of the price but they have been extremely responsive, answering any and all questions I have within hours of me asking. Even modules are graded within a day. Highly recommended if you haven't found somewhere already!

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by Lorina » Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:59 am

inkhearted wrote:Hi Anju! I haven't been on here in a while, but I started the above thread about differences in price. I did enroll with LIV, which cost $598--a lot cheaper than most of them around!--and am nearly done with the course now. I had misgivings about going with them because of the price but they have been extremely responsive, answering any and all questions I have within hours of me asking. Even modules are graded within a day. Highly recommended if you haven't found somewhere already!
Great to hear that you have had a positive experience! How long did it take you to complete the course?

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by inkhearted » Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:19 am

Only about 3 months! I started at the beginning of June after I got back from a trip, and will likely be finishing within the week. Only about a month of that was actual "book work" type stuff--I wasn't working, so I was able to complete about 3 modules every week. I had another month of searching for a place that would take me for practical assessment and waiting for my blue card to arrive so I could start working, and then this last month or so has been getting the practical activities done.

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by CCare Consultant » Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:09 pm

Hi Inkhearted,

FYI once you register for your blue card generally you can actually commence practical in a centre while you wait. Although it seems strange as you have not yet been approved sometimes it can be a long wait so apparently there is a rule about it... My centre when I did it said it was ok as long as I could show my lodgement slip.

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by inkhearted » Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:36 am

Hi CCare Consultant, I actually had my blue card approved in July. I was able to start doing paid work at a centre right after applying for it at a paid place, but my actual work placement was volunteering at a different centre and they required that I had the blue card in hand first. :) It all worked out, though!

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by CCare Consultant » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:43 pm

Great news im glad it all worked out for you.
All the best.

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by lilili » Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:11 pm

Can anyone update on this. LIV seems to be shut down. Or maybe their website just died

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by Lorina » Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:55 pm

lilili wrote:Can anyone update on this. LIV seems to be shut down. Or maybe their website just died
Is this what you are looking for?

LIV Training

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by lilili » Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:21 am

Ahh thank you Lorina

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by Lorina » Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:11 pm

You're welcome! :thumbup:

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Re: Cert III - Cheapest Online Course

Post by Laurascott » Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:36 am

I've been also been trying to find information on pricing. And things seem to range quite a bit between providers!

From my research I have concluded that if you get a certificate that is subsidised by the government then you could be out of pocket as little as $200.

Here's another website with a quick overview on childcare qualifications costs

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