Support the holistic development of children in school age care

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 CHCSAC009 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 CHCSAC009 training material in this resource

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This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to recognise and support the interrelationship between the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and communication development of school age children.

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

Unit mapping information

Supersedes and is not equivalent to CHCSAC004 Support the holistic development of children in school age care.

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 in this unit, but not explicit in the performance criteria are listed below.

Unit sector or competency field

Children’s Education and Care—School Age Education and Care

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

Not applicable

Assessment conditions

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

  • the following aspects of performance evidence must be directly observed by the assessor:

    • support of two experiences
  • 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:

  • educational program documentation

  • resources that support the specific play and learning experiences covering all developmental domains

  • National Quality Framework:

    • National Quality Standard
    • the relevant approved learning framework
  • service policies and procedures for:

    • educational program and practice

    • health and safety
    • physical environment
    • relationships with children
  • school age children as specified in the Performance Evidence between 5 and 12 years of age 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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