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Description

The Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care qualification reflects the role of educators who work with school age children in outside school hour’s care and vacation programs. The course covers the fundamentals of school age development, education and care.Upon completion of the Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, you will have the skills, knowledge and experience to develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care. These experiences will enable children to develop into confident and capable learners during the time they spend in their outside school hours care program.

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Nationally Recognised

Yes

Practical Placement

Minimum of 120 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)

Delivery Mode

Classroom based, Workplace, Blended

Course Duration

12 months

Career Opportunities
  • Outside School Hours Educator
  • After and Before Care
  • Family Day Care Provider
  • Holiday program / Vacation Care
Funding, Eligibility and Course Fee

Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited in 2018, so be sure to make a timely application!

For more information, refer to the Course fee.

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UNITS
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
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
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
CHCSAC004 Support the holistic development of children in school age care
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS001 Participate in work health and safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children