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CHC50213 – Diploma of School Age Education and Care #

CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care


**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals # The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

# This course is in Transition. The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

 This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

 Qualification will be delivered for 77 weeks. Students will generally need to spend 12 hours per week on self-studies, completing assessment and undertaking workplace activates.

To be eligible for this course, Learners must demonstrate that they have sound literacy and numeracy skills to a standard of at least Australian Year 12 school or Australian Certificate III, or an equivalent. Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
Learning (ACSF Level 5), reading (ACSF Level 4), writing (ACSF Level 4), oral communication (ACSF Level 4) and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.

 There is a mandatory requirement for students to complete a minimum of 240 hours of work placement in a regulated education and care service. Students will be assisted by the Work Placement Officers to find suitable work placement opportunities in reputable establishments. Students may be required to do more hours in order to demonstrate competency . Police check and working with children check will be required when undertaking the practical placement.

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this qualification may include the following roles:
• Educator in before and after school care programs
• Educator in vacation care or school holiday programs
• Nominated Supervisor
• Support roles in leisure/youth programs including recreation Assistant
• Outside School Hours Care Coordinator
• Educational Leader
• Other education based employers may accept this qualification, such as working as a tutor, support workers or as a teacher aide

To be awarded the qualification of CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, learners must successfully complete a total of Twenty-eight (28) units of competency, consisting of:
• Eighteen (18) Core Units, and;
• Seven (7) Elective Units,
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational

Methods of assessment may include
• Written assessment tasks
• Scenarios
• Workplace Activities
• Class Activities
• Workplace Observation
• Third party Report

The learner is required to achieve competency in
Twenty-five (25) units in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.

In some cases, prior learning and experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on (03) 8714 1222.

Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted.

Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $11,900
Government Funding  **Tuition Fee: $0

* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment
**Government Funding is available for Eligible individuals. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Please contact (03) 87141222 for more information.
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCSAC001 Support children to participate in school age care
CHCSAC002 Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care
CHCSAC003 Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care
CHCSAC005 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
Duration 77 Weeks
Level Diploma
Institution Australian College of Professional Studies
Branch Werribee
Level Diploma
Unit Code CHC50213
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