Course Details - Early Childhood Education and Care (Henley High School)

The information on this page has now been updated and confirmed for 2019. However, it is still possible that there may be some changes to this information prior to the commencement of the course.

Course TitleEarly Childhood Education and Care
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationHenley High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
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 -
PrerequisitesSuccessful completion of Certificate II in Community Services (Childcare) or by teacher negotiation. Some Certificate II units are credited towards the Certificate III qualification.
Special RequirementsA DCSI clearance and First Aid certificate will be required.
Delivery Location(s)Henley High School, Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach, SA, 5022
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Henley High School on Wednesdays from 13:00 until 16:00
Commencement date 07/02/18
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 115 SACE credits
Successful completion of this certificate can be used as part of a student’s ATAR.
QualificationCertificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (National code CHC30113)
RTOAustralian Institute of Technology Transfer (National Code 50834)
CompulsoryCHCLEG001Work legally and eithically   (55 nominal hours)
 CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice   (40 nominal hours)
 CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people   (30 nominal hours)
 HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety   (20 nominal hours)
 HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting   (20 nominal hours)
 CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk   (40 nominal hours)
 CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children   (63 nominal hours)
 CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks   (35 nominal hours)
 CHCECE001Develop cultural competence   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning   (40 nominal hours)
 BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development   (30 nominal hours)
 CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety   (25 nominal hours)
 CHCECE012Support children to connect with their world   (40 nominal hours)
 CHCECE010Support holistic development of children in early childhood   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE003Provide care for children   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers   (60 nominal hours)
 CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children   (70 nominal hours)

Units may change as determined by the Registered Training Organisation in negotiation with Henley High School.
Student Cost$100.00
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee payable to your Home School. If students have not completed Apply First Aid of have a DCSI history screening, this will be an extra cost.
Henley High School students will need to refer to the HHS Curriculum Handbook for costs.
Home School Cost$910.00
This consists of $300 (GST free) course cost, $450 (GST free) RTO fee and $160 (including GST) for resources and etexts. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Henley High School.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   18
Selection ProcessApplication/Interview
Public Transport City to Henley Beach (132, 137, 138 & 139) City to Henley Beach/West Lakes via Ashley Street (287, 288) City to Henley Beach South via Garden Terrace (130, 131)
Contact PersonMs Tash Farrier, Phone 83557000, Email
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