CHC50213 – Diploma of School Age Education and Care

Overview

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 which address regulatory and duty of care requirements.

They will have responsibility for the supervision of volunteers and or other staff.

This qualification is made up of 25 units (18 core, 7 elective) which reflect the needs of industry

Entry requirements

  • Valid USI
  • Working with Children Card
  • Completed LLN Assessment
  • Access to a registered child care service, with appropriate aged children, to complete the minimum required 240 hours (can be employment, work placement or volunteer)

Duration & Delivery

The guideline for duration is 6 months – 3 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 Priority Industry Training pathway. Students may also 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.

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