Certificate IV in School Age Education & Care (CHC40113)
You must have completed year 10 or equivalent or be considered a mature aged student.
23 weeks (approximately), including 4 weeks of Supervised Field Placement
- Additional placement time may be required if assessed as Not Yet Competent.
- Full Time:
- This course requires participants to complete up to 5 hours of individual prereading and preparation before each class.
- AHEA’s classes are small in size, usually a maximum of twelve students. This allows for a more intense form of instruction and personalised delivery.
- Flexible/External (only available for students working or volunteering in the Childcare Industry)
- RPL/RCC available: Contact the Academy if you need more details
Contact the Academy for current course costs
Outline of Expected Experiences
This course will develop your knowledge and skills in:
- Health, Safety and Children at risk
- Fostering and Developing esteem in School Aged Children
- Sensitive to cultural and diversity issues
- Design and implementation of recreational and leisure activities
- Policies and Procedures
- Program Administration
- Child Development
- Team membership
- Child observation skills
- Communication techiniques
- Understanding children’s behaviour
- Workplace requirements
- Issues in working with children
The Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care will equip you to enter employment in a wide variety of situations. These can include:
- Before and After School Hours Care
- Vacation Care
- Camps for children with special needs
- Recreational Programmes
- Government and Private Holiday Program
*** All units require students to demonstrate that they have gained competence from on-the job training (Supervised Field Placement).
*** Students must ensure they can obtain a Working With Children’s Check. This is not provided as part of the course and is the responsibility of the student. Students may also be required to provide a medical clearance at their own expense.
*** All resources are provided on loan for the use by students during the course.