Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the role of educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. In doing so they support the implementation of an approved learning framework. They may work under direct supervision or autonomously. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Entry Requirements:

Year 10 or equivalent

Structure:

19 units: 15 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Develop cultural competence; Ensure the health and safety of children; Promote and provide healthy food and drinks; Use an approved learning framework to guide practice; Provide experiences to support children's play and learning; Identify and respond to children and young people at risk; Support children to participate in school age care; Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care; Support the holistic development of children in school age care; plus more and electives.

Study Pathways:

Qualifications at Diploma level

Further information:

Students must hold an Ochre Card in order to gain entry into this qualification.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info No Full time 1 year
Palmerston No info No Full time 1 year
Palmerston No info No Part time 2 years
Alice Springs No info No Full time 1 year
Jabiru Centre No info No Full time 1 year
Jabiru Centre No info No Part time 2 years
Nhulunbuy Centre No info No Full time 1 year
Nhulunbuy Centre No info No Part time 2 years
Tennant Creek Centre No info No Full time 1.5 years
Tennant Creek Centre No info No Part time 2 years
Katherine Town Centre No info No Full time 1 year
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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