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Description

The Diploma of School Age Education and Care applies to educators who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a before and after school care and/or vacation care service, with duties such as planning, implementing and managing programs which address regulatory and duty of care requirements.Upon completion of the qualification, graduates will have gained the skills and knowledge necessary to manage a school age education and care program. This course will assist you to design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development and to reflect on your own professional practice.

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Nationally Recognised

Yes

Practical Placement

Minimum of 240 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

16 months

Career Opportunities
  • Outside School Age Care Coordinator
  • Outside School Age Care Leader
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
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV002 Promote aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency
CHCSAC001 Support children to participate in school age care
CHCSAC003 Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
CHCSAC002 Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCSAC005 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning