Diploma of School Age Education and Care - CHC50213

Australian Child Care Career Options (Accco) Pty Ltd

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 02483D (QLD)

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It 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.

Structure

  • 25 units: 18 core
  • 7 elective

Subjects

  • Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care
  • Undertake research activities
  • Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care
  • Develop teams and individuals
  • Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
  • Develop and implement policy
  • Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
  • Provide mentoring support to colleagues
  • Manage diversity
  • Support children to participate in school age care
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
  • Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
  • Work effectively with people with a disability
  • Nurture creativity in children
  • Work with a child focused approach
  • Provide leadership in community services delivery
  • Develop cultural competence
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
  • Promote children's agency
  • Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
  • Analyse information to inform learning
  • Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • Embed sustainable practices in service operations
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care

Further information

Recommended electives: Support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families to participate in children's services; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; Implement and promote inclusive policies and practices in children's services; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers.

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