Course Code: CHC50213
Before and After School Care is a growing field of employment with Education Leaders and Program Managers in demand! Check out this course if you are currently working or seeking to work with school aged children in Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) programs.
This is a Nationally Recognised qualification. Enrolments can be accepted from students in all States and Territories of Australia.
Job roles from this qualification may include: Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Educator, Team Leader, Program Manager or Centre Manager; Before and After School Care Worker, Vacation Care Program Manager.
Our self-paced study mode means that you can progress at a pace that is comfortable for you without the stress of assessment due dates and rigid class timetables. Our unlimited trainer support means that you will always have someone to help.
For full course details Download Diploma School Age Education and Care course outline
In most instances you will have up to 2 years to complete this qualification. Being self-paced study you can enrol at any time and progress at any speed you like without the stress of due dates and rigid class time tables. Study duration depends on the hours you put in and your skill level. As a guide, someone dedicating 8 hours per week to study, could expect to complete the assessment component of the course in 8 – 12 months.
Note: students receiving government funding may be obligated to complete the program in a shorter time frame:
Payment plans are offered at no additional cost! That’s right, you DO NOT pay more if you opt for a payment plan. You nominate the payment periods (i.e. weekly, fortnightly or monthly). You nominate the amount you are comfortable paying (i.e. $50, $100, $200, etc.).
Upfront Payments can be made by credit card, bank transfer, cheque, money order or cash. Payment plans are processed with a direct debit system.
Contact us for a quote if you have specific requirements or a group booking
As working with children is a part of this course, it is required that students obtain clearance from the relevant authority prior to commencing their practical placement.
Queensland: Blue card. www.bluecard.qld.gov.au
New South Wales: Working with Children check. www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Victoria: Working with Children check. www.justice.vic.gov.au/workingwithchildren/
South Australia: Police check www.police.sa.gov.au/sapol/services/information_requests/police_checks.jsp
Northern Territory: Working with Children clearance notice. www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au/
Western Australia: Working with Children Check. www.checkwwc.wa.gov.au/checkwwc
ACT: Must register with Office of Regulatory Services: https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/2800
Tasmania: Working with Children Registration: www.justice.tas.gov.au/working_with_children/application
Apart from being a crucial life skill, having up-to-date First Aid certification can improve your employability. One of the core units in this course is HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. Adapt Education has partnered with St John Ambulance to enable this. While St John delivers first aid courses in more locations in Australia than any other training provider, you are able to complete this unit with any first aid provider in Australia. Simply present your certificate to us on completion and we will credit the unit towards your course.
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||Core|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||Core|
|CHCSAC002||Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care||Core|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning||Core|
|CHCEDS022||Work with students in need of additional support||Core|
|CHCSAC001||Support children to participate in school age care||Core|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||Core|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety||Core|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||Core|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||Core|
|CHCECE021||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||Core|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Core|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Core|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Core|
|CHCSAC003||Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care||Core|
|CHCSAC005||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care||Core|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children||Core|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care services||Core|
|CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children||Core|
|CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour||Core|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development||Core|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care||Core|