Comments about Certificate III in Children's Services - On Campus - Bendigo - Victoria
This course equips caregivers with the knowledge and skills required to provide support in quality care and educational programs for children from 0 to 12 years of age.
All applicants must successfully complete * A literacy and numeracy selection test. The test which costs $45 is conducted by Vetassess. Other Entry Requirements Prospective students will need to demonstrate * An interest in and suitability for work in the field of Children's Services * Sound literacy and well developed communication skills * Physical and psychological health necessary to meet course requirements (including on-the-job training) * A genuine interest in children and the ability to accept responsibility A current Police Check is required prior to commencing in addition to a Working with Children Check. Applicants are required to complete and submit a BRIT Expression of Interest Form. Attendance at one of the following Information Sessions is recommended:- Wednesday 17th September 6.30pm Wednesday 15th October 6.30pm Venue Building P, Level 2, Theatrette, City Campus Bendigo You will need to have completed a minimum of one full day of voluntary attendance at a child care centre before your interview. Applicants currently working in the field may use their present centre for this purpose.
Certificate III in Children's Services
Key study areas include:
* Child development
* Observation skills
* Communicating with children
* Behavioural guidance
* Relationships with families
* Advocacy, culture and diversity
* Health and safety
* First Aid
* Professional, legal and ethical studies
• Bendigo (City Campus)
• Individual Interview
• Skills Test
On successfully completing this course you will be eligible for employment as an AQF Level 3 Child Care professional, providing support in a range of children's programs such as centre based and occasional care, home based care in a Family Day Care Scheme or as a nanny.
Further Study Options
Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to apply to enter the Diploma course and receive credits.
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
CHCCHILD1C Identify and respond to children and young people at risk of harm
CHCCN1D Ensure children's health and safety
CHCCN2C Care for children
CHCCN4D Respond to illness accidents and emergencies
CHCCN5C Care for babies
CHCCS301A Work within a legal and ethical framework
CHCFC1C Support the development of children in the service
CHCIC1C Interact effectively with children
CHCOHS301A Participate in workplace safety procedures
CHCORG3B Participate in the work environment
CHCPR1C Deliver services/activities to stimulate children's development and enhance their leisure
CHCPR2C Arrange/organise experiences which facilitate and enhance children's development
CHCPR3C Develop an understanding of children's interests and developmental needs
CHCRF1C Work Effectively With Families In Caring For The Child
HLTFA2A Apply advanced First Aid
HLTFS7A Follow basic food safety practices
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.