CHC40113 - Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

This qualification covers workers who conduct vacation programs as well as before and after school care activities for children of school age.

Outside school hours care workers:

  • Plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes
  • May work under direct supervision or autonomously
  • May have some supervisory responsibilities for volunteers and other workers.

Possible job outcomes include:

  • Assistant OSHC coordinator
  • Recreation assistant
  • Mobile assistant
  • Recreation leader
  • OSHC assistant
  • Senior play leader
  • Outside school hours care supervisor / coordinator
  • Team leader
  • Play leader
  • Vacation care supervisor
  • Program leader

Pathways from this qualification include studying any of the following qualifications:

  • CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • other Diploma level CHC qualifications


This qualification is made up of 19 units, 15 core and 4 electives.


CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
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
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
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
CHCSAC004 - Support the holistic development of children in school age care
HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety

(Currently offered in theTraineeship by the YMCA)

BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals
CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCECE025 - Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice



Traineeship Course Fees

Standard Rate:       $2,775.00   (include a resource fee of $240.00)
Concession Rate:      $996.60   (include a resource fee of $240.00)

Do you qualify for a concession? Click here to find out


The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

    Last modified: Thursday, 27 June 2019, 11:44 AM