The CHC50221 Diploma of School Age Education and Care is delivered face to face, blended learning or on-the-job which includes 18 Core Units and 7 Electives plus 280 hours work placement component. If you are not already working within the Industry, Educare College will assist you with work placement in an approved Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) centre.
Our training has been designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to become a carer within the early childhood education and care industry and to follow an individualised plan which is tailored to provide care and support to children.
It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of an Australian Senior Secondary School Certificate or equivalent.
Students are required to pass a Working with Children/ Vulnerable People Check (including Police Clearance) in the state or territory that they are working in prior to commencing work placement.
|Course Code||Course Name|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (c)|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence (c)|
|CHCECE004||Provide and promote healthy food and drinks (c)|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved framework to guide practice (c)|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning ©|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children (c)|
|CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children (c)|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care services|
|CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour (c)|
|CHCECE021||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children (c)|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development (c)|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children (c)|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk (c)|
|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 (c)|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCECE042||Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing|
|CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCMGT003||Lead the work team|
|BSBHRM413||Support the learning and development of people with disability|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
Upon completion of this course, students may further their studies and go on to University to complete a Bachelor of Education.
Suitable Career outcomes may include:
Queensland Higher Level Skills – for students residing in Queensland
Higher Level Skills Funding: The Higher-Level Skills Program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry, or to transition to university. Read the Higher-Level Skills student fact sheet at https://training.qld.gov.au/training/incentives/highskills.
Fee for Service: Non-funded trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. These will be confirmed prior to the commencement of training. See here.
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