CERTIFICATE III IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

COURSE CODE: CHC30113

Issuance of this qualification is awarded by Djarragun College RTO30166

QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION

This is the minimum qualification requirement for anyone wishing to commence a career in the early childhood sector, including daycare centres, before and after school care and vacation care. It provides students with an understanding of fundamental skills and knowledge relating to the care of children.

During the course you will learn and explore how we develop as human beings and how little people aged 0-12 years of age learn to navigate their world. We focus on what it means to be an educator and to be patient, respectful and understanding. Throughout the course you will participate in 120 hours of work placement within a Childcare centre. We have a Placement Coordinator who will assist in finding the right centre for you. It is during these work placement hours that you will able to implement and better understand the theory component of the course. You will appreciate that working with young children and watching them explore, learn and grow into themselves is a very rewarding experience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This course requires a Working with Children Check (BlueCard) prior to work placement, we will assist you to gain a BlueCard at no cost to you. Enrolled Djarragun College students may apply to enrol in a VET course from Year 10 onwards.

DURATION AND LOCATION

This Certificate III course is delivered over a 3 year period on site at Djarragun College.

DELIVERY MODES

The course will be delivered in the classroom, face-to- face, using a range of practical and theoretical teaching and assessment methods.

FEES

There is no additional fee for enrolling in a VET course, there are two different College fee levels applicable for enrolling at the College. Any VET courses are covered within this fee.

SUPPORT SERVICES AVAILABLE

The College has invested heavily in support services to support student learning. We have a substantial support staff made up of Teaching Assistants, Learning Enhancement teachers and Youth Support Officers.

We also partner with Ngak Min Health to access services that are typically not available in schools.

WORK PLACEMENT

Students are required to complete 120 hours of structured workplace learning:

  • 30 hours birth – 2 years (babies)
  • 30 hours 2–3 years (toddler)
  • 60 hours 3–5 years (preschool).

Certain units have practical work placement hours that are required to be completed before the student is deemed competent for the unit. These hours can be completed within your structured workplace learning.

The school will assist in organising work placements for students. However, students may also source their own placements, which will need to be approved by the school RTO.

RTO OBLIGATION

Djarragun College guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.

Students who are deemed competent in all units of competency will be awarded a Qualification, a Record of Results and full QCE points.

Students who achieve at least one unit of competency (but not the full qualification) will receive a Statement of Attainment and may receive some QCE points.

PATHWAYS

This qualification may articulate into:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • work in the industry as a childcare assistant, nanny or after school hours care

QCE Points

  • Certificate III level courses will attract 8 QCE

COURSE UNITS

Download the course guide here.

 

CERTIFICATE II IN ABORIGINAL AND/OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

COURSE CODE: HLT20113

Issuance of this qualification is awarded by Djarragun College RTO30166

QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Djarragun College is committed to providing quality VET training in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health.

We support the belief that Community Controlled Health Services are central to Closing the Gap in health, workforce presence and participation for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways and is appropriate for delivery within VET in Schools programs.

We are proud to deliver training through the use of our online platform and Primary Health Simulation Classroom which provides a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Enrolled Djarragun College students may apply to enrol in a VET course from Year 10 onwards.

DURATION AND LOCATION

This Certificate II course is delivered over a 2 year period on site at Djarragun College, in our purpose built simulation health training room.

DELIVERY MODES

The course will be delivered in the classroom, face-to- face, using a range of practical and theoretical teaching and assessment methods.

FEES

There is no additional fee for enrolling in a VET course, there are two different College fee levels applicable for enrolling at the College. Any VET courses are covered within this fee.

SUPPORT SERVICES AVAILABLE

The College has invested heavily in support services to support student learning. We have a substantial support staff made up of Teaching Assistants, Learning Enhancement teachers and Youth Support Officers.

We also partner with Ngak Min Health to access services that are typically not available in schools.

RTO OBLIGATION

Djarragun College guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.

Students who are deemed competent in all units of competency will be awarded a Qualification, a Record of Results and full QCE points.

Students who achieve at least one unit of competency (but not the full qualification) will receive a Statement of Attainment and may receive some QCE points.

PATHWAYS

Certificate II in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care also provides an entry level pathway towards higher VET qualifications once students have finished Year 12 including:

  • Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Practice

QCE Points

  • Certificate II level courses will attract 4 QCE

COURSE UNITS

Download the course guide here.

 

 

CERTIFICATE III IN COMMUNITY SERVICES

COURSE CODE: CHC32015

Issuance of this qualification is awarded by Djarragun College RTO30166

QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION

This advanced course helps students to understand how to work with diverse people, how to follow safe work practices for direct client care and how to manage personal stressors in the work environment.

Students will also learn how to interpret and apply appropriate medical terminology and comply with infection prevention and control policies.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Enrolled Djarragun College students may apply to enrol in a VET course from Year 10 onwards.

DURATION AND LOCATION

This Certificate III course is delivered over a 3 year period on site at Djarragun College.

DELIVERY MODES

The course will be delivered in the classroom, face-to- face, using a range of practical and theoretical teaching and assessment methods.

FEES

There is no additional fee for enrolling in a VET course, there are two different College fee levels applicable for enrolling at the College. Any VET courses are covered within this fee.

SUPPORT SERVICES AVAILABLE

The College has invested heavily in support services to support student learning. We have a substantial support staff made up of Teaching Assistants, Learning Enhancement teachers and Youth Support Officers.

We also partner with Ngak Min Health to access services that are typically not available in schools.

RTO OBLIGATION

Djarragun College guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.

Students who are deemed competent in all units of competency will be awarded a Qualification, a Record of Results and full QCE points.

Students who achieve at least one unit of competency (but not the full qualification) will receive a Statement of Attainment and may receive some QCE points.

PATHWAYS

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Worker, Aged Care Support Worker, Personal Support Aide, Disability Support Worker, Community Health Worker.

QCE Points

  • Certificate III level courses will attract 8 QCE

COURSE UNITS

Download the course guide here.