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Diploma of School Age Education and Care


Course description



2 yrs

Study mode



Next start date



This qualification 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.Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Childrens Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approvedearly childhood education and care qualifications andinformation regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Campus options

4 campuses available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date
Glendale Campus


2 yrs

Kingscliff Campus


2 yrs

Ourimbah Campus

On-campus (part time)

2 yrs

St Leonards Campus

On-campus (part time)

2 yrs


Course details

Entry requirements
NSW, Online
Next start date
2 yrs
Study mode
On-campus, Online
Education institution
TAFE NSW (RTO 90003)
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Course content

  • CHCECE023 - Analyse information to inform learning
  • CHCECE022 - Promote children's agency
  • CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
  • CHCECE026 - Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
  • CHCECE024 - Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
  • HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCECE021 - Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCSAC001 - Support children to participate in school age care
  • CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCMGT003 - Lead the work team
  • CHCECE018 - Nurture creativity in children
  • CHCSAC005 - Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care
  • CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
  • CHCSAC004 - Support the holistic development of children in school age care
  • CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • CHCECE019 - Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
  • CHCECE025 - Embed sustainable practices in service operations
  • CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCSAC002 - Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care
  • CHCSAC003 - Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care
  • CHCECE020 - Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
  • CHCECE011 - Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice

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Student review published May 2018
CourseCertificate III in Employment and Training
Completion date2016
Study modeOn-campus
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