School of Education and Community Services


Career Prospects

May include: Recreation Supervisor, Out of School Hours Care Supervisor, Group Leader,Vacation Care Coordinator, Service Manager. Industry employees, looking to upskill and/or achieve an award of formal qualification will benefit from this course.

Course Units

Core Units

CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE018Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCSAC001Support children to participate in school age care
CHCSAC002Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care
CHCSAC003Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care
CHCSAC005Foster the holistic development and well being of the child in school age care
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Elective Units

BSBMGT605Provide leadership across the organisation
CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCPOL002Develop and implement policy
CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety

Domestic Students

Entry Requirement

Completion of Year 12 or equivalent.



Delivery Method

Duration Tuition Fee Resource Fee
2 days per week class contact, 240 hrs work placement and online resources. 12 months N/A N/A
A combination of self paced learning and face to face monthly workshops
OPTION 1: Full Course 18 months $6,470 $300

OPTION 2: Entry Requirement – Completion of with Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

12 months $4,970 $150
On-the-job-learning, Online resources, Monthly workshops, Trainer support, Workplace visits and Peer mentoring
12 – 24 months contact us for more information $150
AIWT will not accept prepaid fees exceeding $1,500 at any one time. For more information on our Domestic Fees, Charges and Refund Policy, please read our policy found in Student Resources.

Additional Information

Credits available for 10 units for completion of CHS40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care. Work Placement of 240 hours is required.


Other courses in School of Education and Community Services

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

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