This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification specified within the CHC Community Services Training Package. However, students are expected to.
- Apply for a police check before commencing their Work placement.
- Hold a current Working with Children check.
- Be aged 18 and over.
- Participate Pre-training review process and complete LLN Test
- Have suitable Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills that meets required standards for Certificate III Level Qualification