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Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

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National ID: CHC40113 | State ID: J589

 

Do you want a career caring for the future?

When you complete the Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care you'll be on your way to a career as an outside school hours carer or school holiday program coordinator for children aged between 6 and 12 years.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the education sector, supporting the development of children, implementing inclusion strategies, understanding legal, ethical, and administrative requirements, first aid, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

As part of this qualification you will undertake work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check before attending work placement.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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Study pathway
Job opportunities

  • Educator in outside school hours care
  • Team Leader in outside school hours care
  • Vacation Care Program Coordinator

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, State ID J594
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Course Overview

Where Rockingham
Duration

One semester

HowFlexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2019
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age careCHCSAC002WG822
Develop cultural competenceCHCECE001WG745
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingHLTAID004WG733
Provide experiences to support children's play and learningCHCECE011WG754
Support children to participate in school age careCHCSAC001WG821
Support the holistic development of children in school age careCHCSAC004WG824
Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCHCECE009WG752
Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age careCHCSAC003WG823
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Facilitate compliance in an education and care serviceCHCECE019WG762
Promote children's agencyCHCECE022WG765
Support behaviour of children and young peopleCHCECE006WG750
Support children to connect with their worldCHCECE012WG755
How to apply

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2019, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after August 31st, 2018 and before December 7th 2018 to be in the first round of offers (applications received after this date and before January 2nd 2019 will go into second round offers only).

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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