Childrens Services

Meerilinga Training College offers nationally recognised courses in Children's Services.

Find out how to begin a rewarding career, or increase your present skills level by undertaking a Certificate III or IV or a Diploma in Children's Services.

For more information contact Meerilinga Training College on (08) 9489 4022 or email mtc@meerilinga.org.au.

CHC30708 Certificate III in Children's Services

This qualification covers workers who use organisational policies, procedures and individual children's profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously. In some settings, the worker may also have limited supervisory responsibilities.

Traineeship - CHC30708 Certificate III in Children's Services

In a Traineeship fees are partially funded through the Department of Education and Training. This qualification covers workers who use organisational policies, procedures and individual children's profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously. In some settings, the worker may also have limited supervisory responsibilities.

CHC50908 Diploma of Children's Services (Early childhood education and care)

This qualification covers workers in children’s services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. At this level: Workers have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers In most states it is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children’s service centre-based care.

Traineeship - CHC50908 Diploma of Children's Services (Early childhood education and care)

In a Traineeship fees are partially funded through the Department of Education and Training. This qualification covers workers in children’s services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. At this level: Workers have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers In most states it is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children’s service centre-based care.

CHCCN303A Contribute to provision of nutritionally balanced food in a safe and hygienic manner

Workers at this level have the responsibility of food preparation and coordination in which knowledge and skills are required to ensure babies, children or young people are provided nutritionally balanced, safe and hygenically prepared food. This unit supports the implementation and application of national and state food safety legislation, regulations, infant feeding guidelines, quality framework and dietary guidelines for children and adolescents in Australia.

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Learn more about Meerilinga's programs and services offered to families at our Children and Family Centres.