Our CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care will train future educators, who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a before and after school care and/or vacation care service.

This qualification will help you learn the skills required for leadership roles in school age care services. A diploma would enable you to take responsibility, leadership and supervise teams in your workplace. You’ll also be qualified to plan, implement and manage programs which address regulatory and duty of care requirements. The Diploma of School Age Education and Care is for anyone looking for rewarding, out-of-the-ordinary roles outside school contexts. As educators, they plan programs and facilitate children’s learning and development.

Nationally Recognised

The CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care is a nationally recognised qualification.

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
  • Distance Learning
  • Blended
Course Duration

16 months

Entry Requirements

Applicants will be required to complete an online language, literacy and numeracy test along with a pre-training review to assess suitability of the course and to determine any learning support needs.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course are employed in;

  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • Education and Training

Some job roles you can undertake after this course are;

  • Educational Leader
  • Outside School Age Care Coordinator
  • Outside School Age Care Leader
Funding, Eligibility and Course Fee

The full fee for this course is $5000.

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 2019, so be sure to make a timely application!

For more information, refer to the Course fee.

Check My Eligibility
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
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