Course Details - Early Childhood Education and Care (Thebarton Senior College)

Course TitleEarly Childhood Education and Care
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationThebarton Senior College
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionThis course will prepare you for a future career in an early childhood setting, and teach you how to provide a healthy, safe and caring environment for children.
PathwaysThis qualification can lead to employment in childcare centres or family day care. Students may also like to go on to further study in this area.
PrerequisitesStudents must meet the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements. A basic understanding of computers is also required.
Special RequirementsStudents must have access to a computer and the internet. Students will require the following DCSI screenings: Child related employment Disability services employment Aged Care sector employment General employment probity Vulnerable person related employment Students should arrange this screening with their Home School before the course commences.
Delivery Location(s)Thebarton Senior College, 40 Ashley Street, Torrensville, SA, 5031
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Thebarton Senior College on Tuesdays from 08:50 until 15:30
Commencement date 05/02/19
Some online requirements.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 115 SACE credits
Please refer to the SACE VET Recognition Register.
QualificationCertificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (National code CHC30113)
RTOThebarton Senior College (National Code 40117)
CompulsoryCHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety   (25 nominal hours)
 CHCECE001Develop cultural competence   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children   (63 nominal hours)
 CHCECE003Provide care for children   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks   (35 nominal hours)
 CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers   (60 nominal hours)
 CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning   (40 nominal hours)
 CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice   (40 nominal hours)
 CHCLEG001Work legally and eithically   (55 nominal hours)
 CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk   (40 nominal hours)
 HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting   (20 nominal hours)
 HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety   (20 nominal hours)
 CHCDIV001Work with diverse people   (40 nominal hours)
 CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people   (30 nominal hours)
 BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development   (30 nominal hours)
Student Cost$157.20
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee and $57.20 (GST included) for DCSI History Screening, payable to your Home School. The Home School is to organise the DCSI screening.
Home School Cost$450.00
This consists of $300 (GST free) course cost and $150 for First Aid training. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Thebarton Senior College.
Cost NotesSome costings will be subject to change.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessAn information session must be attended.
Orientation DetailsEnrolment through interview. Ring Tina to arrange this on 81593100.
Public TransportBuses 287 and 288 from the city.
Contact PersonMs Tina Kritikos, Phone 81593100, Email
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