CHC50213 – Diploma of School Age Education and Care
**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals
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
• 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|