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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This qualification is suitable for people wanting to work with school-aged children in vacation care programs and out of school hours services.

Students will learn to plan activities and provide care for children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes.

Units included in the course are as follows:

Core units (15)

Elective units (4)

DELIVERY MODE AND LOCATION

The Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care is delivered in a blended mode of classroom training and workplace. All classroom training is held in our state of the art facilities at 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills. Work placements can be organised at a location to suit the student.

COURSE DURATION

This course is delivered over 46 weeks, including 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 6 weeks of holidays.  Students will attend classes for three days a week. This includes a mandatory work placement of 120 hours which will be completed during terms two, three and four outside of classroom hours.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students must be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.

Students will be required to have a language, literacy and numeracy skills to ACSF Level 3 and will be required to complete a LLN test prior to enrolment to determine whether this level is met.   If the student does not meet this level they will be referred to external support services for language, literacy and numeracy development and may enroll when the required ACSF level is reached.

TUITION FEES

$2,500

Payment terms are as follows;

$1,000 paid on enrolment and three further payments of $500 at the commencement of terms two, three and four.

Information about our refund policy can be found in our Student Handbook.

CONTACT

For further information, contact us as 1300 885 508

Core Units

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE001

Develop cultural competence

CHCECE002

Ensure the health and safety of children

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

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

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

CHCAC004

Support the holistic development of children in school age care

HLTAID004

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

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units

CHCECE023

Promote children’s agency

CHCPRP303

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCECE025

Embed sustainable practices in service operations

CHCECE010

Support the development of children in early childhood