Diploma of School Age Education and Care: This qualification reflects the role of educators who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a before and after school care and/or vacation care service, including planning, implementing and managing programs which address regulatory and duty of care requirements. They will have responsibility for the supervision of volunteers and or other staff.
Our courses can be generally offered mixed mode, with a variety of learning options to cater to individual learning styles. Most courses have been designed to be delivered to those aligned with a workplace to enable easy completion of the practical tasks associated with some components of assessment.
Duration of each course is determined using the Australian Qualifications Framework as a guide. Diploma level courses have a 12 month expected duration when delivered in a typical face-to-face delivery mode. This duration may change dependant on the delivery methodology. Students may apply for an extension should they require additional time.
RPL & Credit Transfer
All courses can be completed using an assessment only pathway through RPL if the candidate possesses sufficient skills and experience as determined by the assessor.
The CHC50213 Diploma in School Aged Education and Care is currently being funded by the Queensland State Government’s Higher Level Skills for eligible participants. Eligible students must pay a Co-Contribution Fee.
For full eligibility information, terms and conditions and a breakdown of the fees applicable please click here.
Enrolments are processed upon receipt of a completed enrolment form. All policy information regarding conditions of enrolment, refunds and our guarantee to complete all training and assessment requirements once the enrolment has commenced, is contained in our Terms and Conditions.
For further information please refer to the Student Handbook.
Possible Job Roles
Job roles associated with this qualification may include but not be limited to:
- Before & After School Educator
- Vacation Care Educator
- Outside School Hours Care Coordinator
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|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|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|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|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
|CHCECE017||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood|
|CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|