If you are passionate about the care, wellbeing and leisure pursuits of school age children this is the qualification for you!

The Diploma of School Age Education and Care will assist you to expand your knowledge of middle childhood development, support the planning and implementation of engaging play and leisure experiences and support your leadership capabilities within outside of school hours care services.

The Diploma of School Age Education and Care is available in 2019 via traineeship, through day classes or mixed mode delivery at Berwick, Dandenong, Frankston, Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast campuses. Location and mode availability is subject to course demand.
The course requires a minimum 240 hour placement component which is undertaken in any before school, after school or holiday care setting with children aged five – 12 years of age.

Chisholm can assist in organising work placement.

If you are currently working or volunteering within an educational service, this setting could be used to achieve placement requirements. Please note that a Working with Children Check and (in some instances) a National Police Certificate is a requirement before placement commencement.

Course code
On campus
Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick, Bass Coast, Mornington Peninsula
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 18 months.
Start dates
No further intakes for 2019. 2020 locations and start dates to be announced in October 2019.