Program Details - Early Childhood Education and Care (Year 1) - Henley High School

Program TitleEarly Childhood Education and Care (Year 1) - Henley High School
Industry SectorCommunity & Health Services
QualificationCertificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Qualification CodeCHC30113
DescriptionThis qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. This course provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge to work in the childcare industry. Students are provided with an opportunity to explore the community services industry (specifically early childhood education and childcare), concentrating on the emotional, cognitive and physical developmental stages of children, including nutrition. Structured workplace learning allows students to hone their skills and knowledge gained within the classroom environment.
PathwaysTertiary education qualifications associated with early childhood learning and teaching. Childcare workers are employed in private, government and community based child care centres, kindergartens and crèches. Rapid growth in the number of childcare and family care centres in recent years has increased the demand for fully qualified childcare workers. Career options may include: Early Childhood Educator, Kindergarten Teacher, Childcare Assistant, Family Day Carer, Nanny, Out of School Hours Care Assistant, Recreation Assistant, Child care Worker. Self-employment prospects exist by becoming a registered Family Day Care provider in your own home. Australian Apprenticeship Pathways -
Program Length3 semesters (1.5 years)
This is the first semester of an 18 month course (starting in Semester 2)
CoursesThe following courses are offered within this program

Early Childhood Education and Care (Year 1)
Host    : Henley High School
Location(s) : Henley High School
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