Out of School Hours Care Worker

Provides care for school age children in an out of school hours care program. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time 1 - 2 years
Average pay $28,783
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 2,200

How do I become an Out of School Hours Care Worker in Victoria?

To work as an Out of School Hours Care Worker in Victoria, you'll need:
  • Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
  • Working with Children Licence
  • Recommended

  • First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis, and Asthma Awareness training
  • Diploma of School Age Education and Care

What does an Out of School Hours Care Worker do?

  • Assists in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • Manages children's behaviour and guides children's social development
  • Prepares and conducts activities for children
  • Entertains children by reading and playing games
  • Supervises children in recreational activities
  • Supervises the daily routine of children

Related courses

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Diploma of School Age Education and Care
TAFE
Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
TAFE
Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting
TAFE
Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
Course in Anaphylaxis Awareness
Course in Emergency Asthma Management