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CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

National ID: CHC40113 | State ID: J589

Do you want a career caring for the future?

When you complete the Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care you'll be on your way to a career as an outside school hours carer or school holiday program coordinator for children aged between 6 and 12 years.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the education sector, supporting the development of children.

Gain these skills
  • Implement inclusion strategies
  • Understand legal, ethical, and administrative requirements
  • First aid
  • Working with cultural diversity
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with children
  • Alert, observant and active
  • Able to use judgment and initiative, and work as part of a team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills



Training is connecting

Half price in 2021

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This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you'll only pay half the course fees from January until December 2021 capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Only course fees are half price. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

Online

Some of the courses on the list can be done completely online. However some of the courses require a practical component which can't be done online, or some may be a mix of online and face-to-face learning. We’ll let you know what's required for your course. For a full list of online courses, please use the filters under the Refine course results menu.

Entrance Requirements

Prerequisites

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Fees

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
Prerequisites

Before attending work placement you will be required to obtain:

  • Working with Children Check (WWC)
  • Police Clearance
  • Medical clearance

Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Confidential Statutory Declaration and a medical clearance.

Important information
    Job opportunities

    Other job titles may include:

    • Day Activity Worker

    Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

    This qualification reflects the role of educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. 

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    Further study

    Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

    How to apply

    On campus (full-time)

    To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

    Other study types

    For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    International students

    International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

    Fees

    <p><img alt="lfls-logo-100x40.png" longdesc="Lower Fees, Local Skills logo" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/lfls2021-nmtafe.png" style="margin: 0px 3px; width: 150px; float: left; height: 86px;" title="Lower Fees, Local Skills logo" />This qualification is part of the <a href="https://www.northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/content/half-price-courses-2020-2021" target="_blank"><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></a> program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees from 1 January to 31 December 2021. The “annual fees cap” means that full-fee paying students will only pay a maximum of $1,200 (plus resource fee) and concession-fee paying students or those aged 15-24 years will only pay up to $400 (plus resource fee).</p>

    Delivery location, important dates and study options

    During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
    This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

    Continuous enrolment, 2020

    Leederville - Employer based

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    Duration 2 year/s
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    Where Leederville
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    Leederville - Traineeship

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    Duration 2 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
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    Continuous enrolment, 2021

    Leederville - Employer based

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    Fees and charges

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    Overview
    Duration 2 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
    How Employer-based
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    Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
    Leederville - Traineeship

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    Units

    Overview
    Duration 2 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
    How Employer-based
    Traineeship
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    Semester 1, 2021

    Leederville - Online

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    Duration 18 month/s
    When Semester 1, 2021
    Where Leederville
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    Course enquiry

    Please note This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the 'How to apply' tab above.

    Page last updated October 23, 2020