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Diploma of School Age Education and Care

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC50213
TAFE SA CodeTP00615
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileChild Care WorkerChild Care Worker
FacultiesCommunity Services
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Adelaide City801436Apply Now Workplace PT 
Mount Barker809342Apply Now Workplace PT 
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.
    • Students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Fee Help will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    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.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of School Age Education and Care (CHC50213)
    This course provides the skills needed by educators who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a before and after school care and/or vacation care service. 18 core units plus 7 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

    Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    Diploma of School Age Education and Care

    UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
    Flinders UniversityBachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and Bachelor of Arts14413.5Details
    Bachelor of Education (Primary R to 7) and Bachelor of Arts14413.5Details
    Bachelor of Education (Middle and Secondary Schooling) and Bachelor of Arts1449Details

    Fees

    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.