Course Type:
Accredited Course; VDSS
Code:
CHC30121
Campus:
Bairnsdale, Leongatha, Morwell, Warragul, Port of Sale
Completion:
Partial
Duration:
2 years
Scored
Assessment:

No
VET in VCE:
Yes
VCAL
Recognition:

Yes
Block Credit:
Yes
Structured
Workplace
Learning:


Yes
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Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. These workers support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. The course combines face-to-face and flexible practical classes with work placement to build student confidence and skills in working with children. Students will also learn how to provide children with a safe and healthy environment and learn to provide for their individual needs whilst equipping students for a career in the Early Childhood sector.

Proposed Units

HLTAID012 Provide first aid in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE056 Work effectively in children’s education and care
CHCECE055 Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care
CHCECE037 Support children to connect with the natural environment
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ culture
CHCECE038 Observe children to inform practice

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Clothing and Equipment

  • Students will need to comply with dress regulations when on Structured Workplace Learning
  • TAFE Gippsland branded uniform shirt will be supplied
  • Students must have access to a computer and Internet

Pathways

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Kindergarten Assistant

Entry Requirements

To attend placement or be in the workplace, students are required to have three COVID-19 vaccinations as determined by the State Government on public health recommendations.

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