This qualification reflects the role of educators who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a before and after school care and/or vacation care service, including planning, implementing and managing programs that address regulatory and duty of care requirements.
They will have responsibility for the supervision of volunteers and other staff.
You will learn to:
- Promote and provide health food and drinks
- Use an approved learning framework
- Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
- Nurture creativity in children
- Facilitate compliance in education and care services
- Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
- Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Minimum Entry Requirements
- A written application form
- Over 18 years old at the time of enrolment
- Successful completion of LLN assessment
- Identification Documents
- A Photo ID
Why should I study this course?
With IETS`s CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care, you will learn the skills and knowledge required to build relationships with schools and provide opportunities for children through participation in a positive learning environment.
If you’ve got an inclination for fostering the development of young people, this could be just the right course for you. The CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care combines theoretical and higher lever technical skills to support educators who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a before and after school care and/or vacation care service.
You’ll be adept in planning, implementing and managing programs which address regulatory and duty of care requirements.
This course will provide you with the confidence to pursue a career in outside school hours care.
What is the Course Structure?
This course consists of 25 units, 18 units are core and 7 units are elective. Students must successfully complete all units to gain their qualification.
Training delivery consists of formal structured training and assessment of the practical application of the theoretical knowledge acquired through the structure training over the duration of the training program.
Minimum 20 hours weekly study which may comprise of 12 hours of classroom based study; 8 hours of home study.
Full time: 52 Weeks
Part Time: Up to 2 year
This course can be delivered in number of ways, please contact IETS to discuss your preferences.
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Units of Competency
- Outside School Hours Coordinator
- Childhood Education Manager
On completion candidates may enrol and study higher qualification.
Participants will be required to undertake a minimum of 240 hours of professional industry vocational placement within an approved Education & Care setting for successful completion of this qualification. Professional practice hours should be treated as a guide only and is a requirement for this qualification. Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check, a Police Clearance and medical clearance before attending work placement. IETS is happy to assist students in finding and obtaining a suitable work placement if required.
What Units am I gaining knowledge in?
|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|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCFAM002||Work with a child-focused approach|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
Assessment is based on competency (the ability to demonstrate specific skills) and is undertaken through a combination which may consist of classroom observation, discussion, case studies, role plays & written assignments and the work placement.All assessments are to be submitted electronically unless otherwise stated by your trainer.
Course fees can vary by state and are based on a number of different factors. Please refer to our Funded Courses pages for more information, or call us to discuss the most appropriate funding or payment option for you.