What does the course involve?
This course is undertaken as a combination of class based, work placement and independent learning tasks. Students are required to attend classes as timetabled and allow time for additional independent study. Work placement of a minimum of 120 hours in an approved centre is requirerd for the successful completion of the course. Workplace assessments will be conducted during a participant’s placement.
What personal qualities are required for this qualification?
dedication, patience and tact
ability to relate easily to children
flexible in approach
ability to communicate simply and clearly
How do I apply?
Contact us to attend an information session to ensure your eligibility.
This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and disabilities to apply for this training.
Total number of units = 18
• 15 core units
• 3 elective units
• at least 1 must be selected from the electives listed below
• up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world
CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements
CHCECE015 Attend to daily functions in home based child care
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
CHCSAC004 Support the holistic development of children in school aged care
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBSUS301 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
SRCCRO008B Interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents in a recreation environment
Qualification Mapping Information
No equivalent qualification.
Companion volumes are available from the CS&HISC website - http://www.cshisc.com.au/