Diploma of School Age Education and Care

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Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Deepening
Course Location
Leongatha; Online; Bairnsdale; Sale
Course Duration
Full Time: 18 months
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
Study Modes
Part Time (Day); Traineeship; Full Time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • Ongoing
Part Time:
  • Ongoing
  • Ongoing

Online Leongatha
Phone: (03) 5662 6800

Email: leorecept@federationtraining.edu.au   

Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841 

Fiona de Haan
Phone: (03) 5127 0616
Email: F.deHaan@federationtraining.edu.au

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of educators who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a before and after school care and/or vacation care service, including planning, implementing and managing programs which address regulatory and duty of care requirements.

They will have responsibility for the supervision of volunteers and or other staff.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of School Age Education and Care.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Vacation care coordinator
  • Childrens services program leader.

Entry Requirements

This course enables you to be responsible for the day to day running of before and after School Care and /or holiday care services.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


  • Assessment by workbooks
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Workplace assessment
  • Written assignments

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Advanced Diploma of Children's Services

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Times

Unit Code Unit Name
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCSAC001 Support children to participate in school age care
CHCSAC002 Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care
CHCSAC003 Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care
CHCSAC005 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
A selection of 7 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.