Course Details - Early Childhood Education and Care (Year 2) (Henley High School)

Course TitleEarly Childhood Education and Care (Year 2)
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationHenley High School
Course Length3 semesters (1.5 years)
This is the final 2 semesters of this course.
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 III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Year 1).
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 06/02/19
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 85 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)
CompulsoryCHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice   (40 nominal hours)
 CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment   (50 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)
 CHCECE001Develop cultural competence   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning   (40 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 the 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)
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 or have a DCSI history screening, this will be an extra cost.
Home School Cost$900.00
This consists of $300 (GST free) course cost, $400 (GST free) RTO fee and $200 (including GST) for resources and etexts. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Henley High School.
Cost NotesSome costings will be subject to change.
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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