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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is the minimum qualification for educators and their assistants working in Australia’s child care centres. It comprises of 15 core units and 3 elective units.

AIA child care courses are delivered in partnership with Cubbyhouse Childcare with practicums held in its thirty centres around Sydney and new South Wales.

If you want a rewarding career, caring for Australia’s young, then this is the course you need.

COURSE STRUCTURE

4 terms, 10 weeks per term, 20 hours per week

COURSE DURATION

up to 12 months

DELIVERY MODE

distance learning with work placement or face to face with work placement

PREREQUISITES

no qualification prerequisites but must be aged 16 years or over and literate in English to IELTS 5.5 or above

TUITION

$2,500

Core Units

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCECE002

Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE003

Provide care for children

CHCECE004

Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE011

Provide experiences to support children's play and learning

CHCECE013

Use information about children to inform practice

HLTAID004

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCECE005

Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE001

Develop cultural competence

CHCECE009

Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE010

Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

CHCECE007

Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

Elective Units

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCECE006

Support behaviour of children and young people

CHCECE026

Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children