If you’d like to develop the skills and knowledge to work in a range of early childhood settings and make a difference in the lives of young children and families, our early childhood education and care course is ideal.

In our course you’ll learn from experienced and supportive trainers, and participate in extensive industry work placement. You’ll gain the knowledge to:

  • develop and implement play and educational programs
  • support and guide children’s behaviour
  • maintain a safe, clean and appealing environment
  • assist in implementing policies and procedures in early childhood services

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if you’re currently working in the early childhood sector and are wanting to update your existing qualification to meet current minimum qualification standards.




National Code CHC30113
Study Areas Children's Services
Study Level Traineeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

Full time: 5 months

Course Type Traineeship
Campuses Box Hill, Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,432.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $686.00
Full Tuition Fee $9,438.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $9.00
Retain Course Items*** $115.00


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Week commencing 15 July 2019

Full time: 5 months (Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm)

Box Hill, Lilydale

Applicants must be a minimum of 17 years of age.

You should attend an information session.

You will be required to show evidence of a current Working with Children and National Police Checks to participate in work placement and to apply for future employment opportunities. You should be physically fit, enjoy being with children, have patience, understanding, energy, adaptability and a willingness to take responsibility.

TRAINEESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer. 

We can provide information and support on how to apply for a traineeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email sajc.elgar@boxhill.edu.au.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Successful completion can provide a pathway to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

After successful completion of our early childhood education and care course you’ll be a qualified Early Childhood Educator (Level 3).

You can then apply for a range of career opportunities including as an:

  • early childhood educator
  • outside school hours care educator
  • play group supervisor
  • recreation assistant
  • family day care educator
  • nanny
  • childcare educator/assistant

Completion of 18 units (including 15 core and 3 electives). 

To be assessed as competent in this qualification you are required to undertake a minimum 120 hours supervised work placement in a registered education and care service, working with children aged 0 – 6 years of age.

Evidence provided by a workplace supervisor will contribute to assessment of your ability to work at this level.

Code

Title

Hours

CHCECE026 WORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FAMILIES TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE EDUCATION AND CARE FOR CHILDREN 70.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

CHCECE005 PROVIDE CARE FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS 60.0

CHCECE001 DEVELOP CULTURAL COMPETENCE 70.0

CHCECE007 DEVELOP POSITIVE AND RESPECTFUL RELATIONSHIPS WITH CHILDREN 70.0

HLTAID004 PROVIDE AN EMERGENCY FIRST AID RESPONSE IN AN EDUCATION AND CARE SETTING 20.0

CHCECE002 ENSURE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF CHILDREN 63.0

CHCECE003 PROVIDE CARE FOR CHILDREN 70.0

CHCECE004 PROMOTE AND PROVIDE HEALTHY FOOD AND DRINKS 35.0

CHCECE009 USE AN APPROVED LEARNING FRAMEWORK TO GUIDE PRACTICE 70.0

CHCECE011 PROVIDE EXPERIENCES TO SUPPORT CHILDREN'S PLAY AND LEARNING 40.0

CHCECE010 SUPPORT THE HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN IN EARLY CHILDHOOD 70.0

CHCECE013 USE INFORMATION ABOUT CHILDREN TO INFORM PRACTICE 40.0

CHCPRT001 IDENTIFY AND RESPOND TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AT RISK 40.0

CHCLEG001 WORK LEGALLY AND ETHICALLY 55.0

CHCDIV002 PROMOTE ABORIGINAL AND/OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER CULTURAL SAFETY 25.0

HLTWHS001 PARTICIPATE IN WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY 20.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

BSBWOR301 ORGANISE PERSONAL WORK PRIORITIES AND DEVELOPMENT 30.0

CHCECE012 SUPPORT CHILDREN TO CONNECT WITH THEIR WORLD 40.0


Last updated: July 12, 2019 02:02pm