Diploma of School Age Education and Care - CHC50213

Gowrie Training Centre

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

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.


  • 25 units: 18 core
  • 7 elective


  • 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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