- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Study mode
- On Campus
- 24 months
- Starting Date
- July 2019
If you’re already working in the education industry and you’d like to take your career to the next level, a Diploma of School Age Education and Care will be perfect for you. The demand for diploma-trained workers is increasing dramatically, so now is the right time to upskill in this area.
With this qualification, you’ll be able to take responsibility for running before and after school care programs or vacation care programs for school children. You’ll create fun, safe and educational environments for children, supervise staff and volunteers, and maintain all regulatory and compliance requirements. Take the next step in the education industry with this advanced qualification.
TimesMonthly workshops and face to face meetings.
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of School Age Education and Care.
- OSHC Coordinator
- OSHC educator
- Group Leader
- Nominated Supervisor
- Team Leader
- Program Leader
- OSHC Program Manager
- Vacation Care Coordinator
- Vacation Care Educator
- Vacation Care Manager
Opportunities for Further Study
- CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care
- Bachelor or Early Childhood Education
- Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Mandatory entry requirements
- Students must obtain a police check and working with children's check to be eligible to work in industry.
Recommended entry requirements
- Early Childhood services will not hire anyone under the age of 18. This information is relayed to prospective students during the enrolment process. Recommendation is that students should be a minimum 17 years of age to undertake the course.
Limitations to entry
- Students must be working in industry in some capacity.
VET Student LoansVET Student Loans are available to assist eligible students studying higher level vocational education and training (VET) qualifications to pay their tuition fees. Higher level VET qualifications are at those at a Diploma level and above. VET Student loans are capped at a maximum for each approved course of study and the amount of the loan cannot be greater than your remaining FEE-HELP balance. If eligible for a student loan, you can access up to $10150 to help cover the tuition fees for this course. For more information about VET Student Loans and eligibility requirements, please click here.
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Specialist Course Information
Placement240 hours of placement, this can be completed in the workplace.
Placement is arranged by: Student
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
|BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
|CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children's play and learning|
|CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice|
|CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood|
|CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children|
|CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service|
|CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour|
|CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children|
|CHCECE022 Promote children's agency|
|CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning|
|CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development|
|CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
|CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children|
|CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
|HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE003 Provide care for children|
|CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence|
|CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|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|
|CHCSAC005 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care|
Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving, case studies, projects, group discussion, written assessments, journals, placement logbook