Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.
To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 160 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.
Note: Tests older than two (2) years may not be acceptable.
Students are required to complete 200 hours (minimum 5 hours per week) of practical work placement in an Australian regulated education and care service throughout their course. This is included in your 23 hours per week. At Blue Bay College we will assist our students in obtaining work placement.
In addition you will be required to complete up to a maximum of 6 hours per week independent, unsupervised activities. Refer to your Student Handbook for further details.
Students are advised of the assessment requirements by their trainer (face-to-face), and as outlined in the assessment workbooks. Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in the College’s policies and procedures.
The student will be required to complete 200 hours of practical placement in an Australian regulated education and care service.
At Blue Bay College we will assist our students in obtaining work placement.
If you are granted recognition in a unit/s of competency, you do not have to re-study that unit. If you think you may be eligible to apply for RPL because of your previous work, study and life experiences, please contact the College to access your RPL kit
Total number of units = 17
|CHCECE030||Support inclusion and diversity|
|CHCECE031||Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing|
|CHCECE032||Nurture babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE033||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE034||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE035||Support the holistic learning and development of children|
|CHCECE036||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE037||Support children to connect with the natural environment|
|CHCECE038||Observe children to inform practice|
|CHCECE054||Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures|
|CHCECE055||Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care|
|CHCECE056||Work effectively in children’s education and care|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID012||Provide First Aid in an education and care setting|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|BSBSUS411||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices|
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