The Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care will give you the opportunity to become an assistant in the out of school hours care Industry
This course meets the education requirements to begin your career in any of the following job roles;
- Playgroup Supervisor
- Family Day care educator
- Childhood Educator – must hold certificate 3
- School Age Care Assistant (OSHC)
- Recreation Assistant
- Nanny and Mobile Assistant
You can work in a range of early childhood education settings including family day care, occasional care, school age care and more.
This school age course has been designed in consultation with a variety of industry experts from the childcare and Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) facilities to ensure the skills gained are what employers are looking for.
Nationally Recognised Training
As a Registered Training Organisation (ID 52240), we comply with the government’s strict quality and consistency standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve.
The Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care qualification is recognised in all states and territories in Australia.
Practical Work Placement
We Assist With Work Placement
Your trainer will be in discussion with you to find the most convenient centre and foster the relationship between you and the provider.
As part of our local Perth support to students, your trainer will schedule multiple visits throughout the duration of your course.
It's you and your trainer
Direct contact with your trainer via mobile which allows you to SMS, email or call your trainer personally anytime you need.
Work placement comprises of 120 hours as a practical student in the workplace at an approved "Long Daycare Centre". As a student, this is a volunteer work placement and we recommend a minimum of three days per week, this can be varied to accommodate your availability. Hours are based on a normal work day of between 7.5 to 8.5 hours depending on location. Once your days/hours are agreed you will continue until your work placement hours are completed and you have been deemed competent in the course components.
The units are completed as groups of study. This enhances the study pathway by clustering relevant units into groups and reduces the complexity and repetition of assessments.
|Course Unit of Study|
|CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children|
|HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically|
|CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|
|CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCSAC001 Support children to participate in school age care|
|CHCSAC004 Support the holistic development of children in school age care|
|CHCSAC002 Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care|
|CHCSAC003 Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care|
|CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children|
|CHCCDE004 Implement participation and engagement strategies|
|CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|St John Ambulance delivered Unit HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. Note this unit of study is completed with St John Ambulance. This is included in your course at no additional fee. RRP $199 This unit requires 3 hours online study and 1 Day Attendance at St John Ambulance Training Centre. Locations include Perth CBD, Bassendean, Belmont, Booragoon, Fremantle, Joondalup, Kelmscott, Mandurah, Osborne Park and Rockingham. Regional locations are available, contact us for details.|
Using a variety of methods and submitted via the online student portal
There is no minimum time limit to complete the course.
We offer payment plans to get you moving towards your future.
The Certificate IV School Age Education and Care study manuals are packed with high quality content. Plenty of visuals and practice exercises keep the study varied and interesting. Access to a team of qualified trainers ensures you get the most out of the materials. PDF manuals are included with each course, in addition you can purchase hard copies for a small fee.
The Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care comprises of online study via our student portal and work placement in a “Out of School Hours Care Setting”. Applied Education can assist you with this work placement at location near you. Contact us for details.
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Did you know? Many of the units for the Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care are included in the Certificate IV School Age Education and Care which will widen your job role options, and shorten your overall qualification study time when you complete the two consecutively.
Danielle is one of our Early Childhood Education and Care professionals that prides herself in educating people towards a better future. Danielle has nationally recognised qualifications and has worked in the early childhood vocation in a variety of settings for over seven years.
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