Certificate IV School Age Education and Care
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Course Location
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
Phone: (03) 5662 6800
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Course OverviewThe Certificate IV in Out of School Hours Care contains specific units of competency that have been recognized nationally as being critical to work in Out of School Hours services.
This course is designed to provide workers with the skills required to :
- Provide care for children (5 - 12 years).
- Plan activities.
- Facilitate play and leisure.
- Meet developmental needs.
|Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)||Kindergarten Manager
|Diploma of Children's Services (Early Childhood Education and Care)
Diploma of Children's Services (Outside School Hours Care)
|Certificate IV in Children's Services (Outside School Hours Care)||Outside School Care
|Certificate III in Children's Services
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV School Age Education and Care.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Vacation Care Assistant
- Out of School Hours Care Assistant
- Program Leader
- Youth Worker
- Special Needs Inclusion Worker
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment by workbooks, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), workplace assessment, written assignments.
Opportunities For Further Study
- Diploma of Children's Services (Outside School Hours Care)
- Certificate IV in Education Support
- Diploma in Education Support
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
19 units must be selected for this qualification including:
- 15 compulsory units
- 4 elective units
|Unit code||Unit name|
|Compulsory (15 Units)|
||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
||Develop cultural competence
||Ensure the health and safety of children
||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
||Support children to participate in school age care
||Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care
||Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care
||Support the holistic development of children in school age care
||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
||Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
||Participate in work health and safety