Work collaboratively and respectfully with school age children

This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.

Our CHCSAC008 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).

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Unit information about the CHCSAC008 training material in this resource

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This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to engage and interact with school age children and guide their behaviour in positive ways.

This unit applies to educators who work in regulated school age education and care services according to established policies and procedures. They may work alone or without onsite supervision.

Unit mapping information

CHCSAC003 Work collaboratively and respectfully with children in school age


Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Foundation skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit sector or competency field

School age Education and Care: Children’s Education and Care

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

Not applicable

Assessment conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in a regulated children’s service in Australia:

  • interactions with children as specified in the Performance Evidence must be directly observed by the assessor on at least one occasion.

  • remaining performance evidence may be collected through authenticated third-party reports.

  • observation and third-party evidence must be supplemented by other forms of evidence.

  • interactions with children must be supervised by an approved educational professional.

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • service standards, policies and procedures for:

    • relationships and interactions with children
    • managing challenging behaviours
  • National Quality Framework:

    • National Quality Standard
    • the relevant approved learning framework
  • school age children in a regulated children’s education and care service.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations requirements for assessors.

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