Attaining a pass in English and Math is beneficial, and strongly advised for the full duration of this qualification.
This course provides students with the opportunity to explore Early Childhood Education and gain a qualification that is recognised Australia-wide through a partnership with Deception Bay SHS as the Registered Training Organisation.
The final certificate or statement of attainment will be issued by Deception Bay State High School RTO Code 30380.
To complete the Certificate, 18 units of competency must be completed:
CHCDIV002 Promote ATSI culture
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
Delivery mode and assessment
The content of the course will be delivered in the classroom face to face, supported by vocational work placement. Assessment is competency based.
The course fee payable to Deception Bay State High School of $200. Additional costs for class resources, polo shirt and a First Aid course are also payable.
Participation in a compulsory Vocational Placement for a minimum of 120 hours in a regulated education and care service is necessary for successful completion of the Certificate.
All students enrolled in this qualification are required to hold a valid blue card prior to work placement. Applications will be processed through the school. Students must provide two original identification documents that show full name, date of birth and a signature.
Students are expected to complete an extra 1 hour per week.