Our CHC50221 Diploma of School Age Education and Care will train future educators, who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a regulated school age education and care service in Australia. They plan, implement and manage programs across all areas of service operations. They use specialised knowledge and analyse and apply theoretical concepts to diverse work situations. Educators have responsibility for the supervision of volunteers and/or other staff.
Educators in this context work in outside school hours care and vacation care.
The CHC50221 Diploma of School Age Education and Care is a nationally recognised qualification.
To achieve this qualification the individual must have completed a total of at least 280 hours of work with school age children in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia. We can help you organise the work placement (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)
16 months including term breaks
There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
The ability to obtain a Working with Children Check - Working with Children Check & Police Check required for industry work placement.
Graduates of this course are employed as;
Some universities offer degree programs in a related field of study where students may be eligible for some credit for completing the CHC50221 - Diploma of School Age Education and Care
Some job roles you can undertake after this course are;
Students 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, so be sure to make a timely application!
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This course has 23 units of competency:
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CHCSAC006||Support children to participate in school age care||Core|
|CHCSAC007||Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care||Core|
|CHCSAC008||Work collaboratively and respectfully with school age children||Core|
|HLTFSE007||Oversee the day-to-day implementation of food safety in the workplace||Core|
|CHCSAC010||Foster holistic learning, development and wellbeing for school age children||Core|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Core|
|HLTAID012||Provide first aid in an education and care setting||Core|
|CHCCCS007||Develop and implement service programs||Core|
|CHCDIV003||Manage and promote diversity||Core|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety||Core|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||Core|
|SISXDIS001||Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability||Core|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Core|
|BSBLDR523||Lead and manage effective workplace relationships||Core|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander||Core|
|HLTFSE001||Follow basic food safety practices||Elective|
|BSBTWK502||Manage team effectiveness||Elective|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships||Elective|
|BSBOPS502||Manage business operational plans||Elective|
|BSBPEF502||Develop and use emotional intelligence||Elective|
|BSBSUS511||Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability||Elective|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||Elective|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Elective|