This qualification reflects the role of educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. In doing so they support the implementation of an approved learning framework. They may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.
This qualification is made up of 19 units (15 core, 4 elective) which reflect the needs of industry
- Valid USI
- Working with Children Card
- Completed LLN Assessment
- Access to a registered child care service to complete the minimum required 120 hours (can be employment, work placement or volunteer)
Duration & Delivery
The guideline for duration is 6 months – 2 years however, training is self-paced, and duration depends on the individual learner, their employment situation and enrolment type. Credit transfer and RPL options may also reduce the overall time taken to complete the course.
This qualification can be provided through a Traineeship or PIT pathway. Students may be eligible for RPL entry. Fee for Service options are also available.
Training is delivered on site at a nominated registered child care service. Site visits are conducted monthly and can also be scheduled more frequently to suit the needs of the learner