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A fulfilling career helping children grow and develop.
This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care centre where you would be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services (0-5 years), in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. You would also supervise staff and volunteers.
During this course you will learn to provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings.
As part of this qualification you will undertake ongoing work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them.
You will gain skills in:
- Ethical work practices and legal requirements of the industry
- Advanced skills in:
- Care routines
- Working with families
- Observing and recording children's behaviour
- Working with culturally diverse clients
- Managing safety in the workplace.
Half price fees apply!
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent||Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)||Certificate III|
A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.
First Aid - HLTAID004
Please note that Central Regional TAFE has a partnership arrangement with The Royal Life Saving Society Western Australia Inc (RLSSWA) RTO # 0854 to deliver and assess First Aid (HLTAID004) on their behalf. RLSSWA are the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) therefore Central Regional TAFE follows all of RLSSWA’s organisational policies and procedures when delivering and assessing all units of competence. All correspondence related to the policies and procedures should be directed to the office (08) 9383 8200. RLSSWA’s policies and procedures can be found here(opens in a new tab) .
A fee of $19.80 will be paid to RLSSWA for issuance of Certificates/statements of attainments.
VET Student Loans
This qualification is eligible for the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Eligible students can opt to defer the payment of all or part of their tuition fees by applying for a VET Student Loan. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. Approved loans become a personal debt with the Commonwealth (HELP debt) until it is repaid.
For more information on VET Student Loans at Central Regional TAFE click here.
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Job opportunities include:
- Childhood Educator
- Family Day Care Educator
- Playgroup / Preschool Assistant
- Childhood Education Manager
- Outside School Hours Coordinator
Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here.
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