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 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 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
MINT requires that all International students must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of enrolment in this qualification and must provide evidence that they have obtained the following:
1) Academic: Recognised secondary education qualification, assessed as at Australian Year 12 level, or approved vocational qualifications and
2) English: Minimum IELTS test score of 5.5 overall (with a minimum individual band score of 5.0), or approved equivalent)
Applicants with physical disabilities, intellectual impairments, emotional issues or learning difficulties must discuss their needs with the Academic Manager prior to applying for the course; and seek an assessment of whether they have the capacity/ability to undertake, and successfully complete the course.
Otherwise all students will need to demonstrate they have appropriate Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) levels to commence the course.
Students must demonstrate their competence in language, literacy and numeracy levels prior to commencing the course. This is done by undertaking the LLN test through the LLN Robot.
|Core||CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
|Core||CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
|Core||CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
|Core||CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|Core||CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
|Core||HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care
|Elective||CHCSAC004 Support the holistic development of children in school age care|
|Core||CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|Core||CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|
|Elective||BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development|
|Core||CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice|
|Core||HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety|
|Elective||BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment|
*Practical Placement is a compulsory component of this course in order to achieve the qualification. The student is required to participate in at least 120 hours of work placement. Students must obtain a ‘Working with Children Check’ and Police Checks prior to the commencement of the placement.
Further information: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC30113