Becoming an Out of School Hours Care Worker
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Becoming an Out of School Hours Care Worker

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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
Avg. weekly wage $560
Employment prospects Strong
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