This qualification covers workers who use organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
Occupational Titles May Include:
Child care assistant, Playgroup supervisor, Nanny, Family day care worker, Mobile assistant, Child care worker, * Recreation assistant, * Outside school hours care assistant
* Some jurisdictions may require CHC41208 Certificate IV in Children’s Services (Outside school hour’s care) for these work roles
A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded below:
NB: enter course code CHC30712.
• Students must provide proof of a level of English proficiency of IELTS level 5.5 or equivalent.
• Students must provide proof that they have completed Year 10 or equivalent.
The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice:
All workers undertaking work in the children’s services sector need foundation knowledge to perform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers as well as clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
This foundation will be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification.
CHC30712 Certificate III in Childrens Services is made up of 15 units.
|Course Code||Unit of Competency (11 Core Units)
|CHCCHILD401B||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCCN301C||Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCCN302A||Provide care for children|
|CHCCN303A||Contribute to provision of nutritionally balanced food in a safe and hygienic manner|
|CHCCS400C||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework|
|CHCFC301A||Support the development of children|
|CHCIC301E||Interact effectively with children|
|CHCPR301C||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCPR303D||Develop understanding of children’s inters and developmental needs|
|HLTFA311A||Apply first aid|
|HLTWHS300A||Contribute to WHS processes|
|Course Code||Elective Units of Competency (4 Elective Units)
|CHCCN305B||Provide care for babies|
|CHCORG303C||Participate effectively in the work environment|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|CHCRF301E||Work effectively with families to care for the child|
Student Support Service:
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICE
To assist students to settle quickly and comfortably on the Gold Coast, LITC will arrange on request:
• airport pick up from Brisbane or Coolangatta - $120.00
Information about Homestay (click on the links below for more information):
What is Homestay?
Frequently asked questions about Homestay
Fee Schedule for Homestay
Please note that while every effort is made to assist, assistance does not constitute a guarantee.