CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care

The Diploma of School Age Education and Care applies to educators who are responsible for the day-to-day running of a before and after school care and/or vacation care service, with duties such as planning, implementing and managing programs which address regulatory and duty of care requirements.

Upon completion of the qualification, graduates will have gained the skills and knowledge necessary to manage a school age education and care program. This course will assist you to design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development and to reflect on your own professional practice.

Consider studying the Diploma of School Age Education and Care in NSW through a workplace traineeship, where our experienced and supportive facilitators will be with you every step of the way.

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Course Code

Delivery Mode

Course Duration
24 months in the workplace

Diploma of School Age Education and Care

Nationally Recognised

Government Funding


Payment Methods
Payment Plans, Direct Debt, Debt/Credit Card, Cash, Catalyst Plus Interest Free Student Loans

Course Units

Core Units

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCSAC001 Support children to participate in school age care
CHCSAC003 Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age care
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCSAC002 Develop and implement play and leisure experiences in school age care
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCSAC005 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Course Entry

  • To complete Selmar’s Diploma of School Age Education and Care, your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills meet required standards for Diploma level study.
  • It is a requirement for anyone that is working or volunteering in the Early Learning industry to hold a current Working with Children Check (WWCC).
  • The WWCC must be applied for immediately as it can take several months for your application to be processed.
  • Completion of a course requirements form.


Potential job outcomes upon completion  of the Diploma of School Age Education and Care:

  • Outside School Age Care Coordinator
  • Outside School Age Care Leader


Workplace Training

Workplace training is available to any student who holds a position within the school age education and care industry. A facilitator will attend the student’s workplace monthly to offer support and guidance. Read more…

  • Training comes to you!
  • One-on-one training.
  • Working hours can be incorporated as placement hours.


Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows assessment of the student’s previously unrecognised skills and knowledge. Read more…

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