Diploma of Community Services

Diploma of Community Services - GBCA

Diploma of Community Services

Domestic Students

Course outline (Domestic)

Course Code: CHC52015

What can I do with a Diploma of Community Services?

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups, and communities.

At this level, workers have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management. Workers are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals. Workers may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case management, program coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

To achieve this qualification, candidates must have completed at least 100 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Entry requirements

Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

Academic requirement:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or
  • Mature aged students who can demonstrate basic level understanding of community work, or some level of vocational experience in a range of work environments in the community services industry.

Students who are unable to provide evidence to demonstrate meeting the above requirements may be interviewed or asked to undertake the language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) skills to ascertain their existing skills. 

The recommended LLN profile to enter this qualification is: ACSF level 4 for five skills: Oral, Reading, Writing, Learning and Numeracy

Vocational placement requirements:

Students are required to complete at least 100 hours of work placement as part of course requirements. We understand the industry and will assist you in finding Work Placement. GBCA work placement coordinator, GBCA trainers and the student will work collaboratively in securing a work placement. Once you are marked satisfactory in the required units, you apply for work placement by completing an online placement application form. You can indicate your availability and preferred location. We endeavour to place you in an aged care facility and/or disability facility and/or community care setting of your choice, however, we cannot guarantee this as it depends on the availability in the facilities of your preferred location. Once you submit your form, all parties will work towards securing a place for you.
Remember, Aged care facilities and/or Disability and/or community care facilities prefer students who are both flexible and reliable.
On average, it takes approximately 4 weeks to secure a work placement.

The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.  

Due to the requirement to complete the vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

Material requirement:

Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

How long does it take to do Diploma of Community Services?

Course duration:

This course is delivered during a maximum duration of 52 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays

Schedule:

2 sessions per week

Assessment methods

Questions, Case studies, Presentation, Project, Portfolio, work placement project and work placement observation.

Is this Course Government Funded?

This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

Can I Study Diploma of Community Services Online? Yes, You Can!

GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Community Services Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

Unit CodeUnit Name
CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM003 Develop workplace communication strategies
CHCDEV002Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversity
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMGT005Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTWHS004Manage work health and safety
CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs
CHCCSM004Coordinate complex case requirements
CHCCSM005Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
CHCCSM006Provide case management supervision
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCCSL002Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCDEV003Analyse client information for service planning and delivery
CHCCDE007Develop and provide community projects

Course Factsheet

Course Accreditations

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

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    Certificate IV in Disability

    Certificate IV in Disability - GBCA

    Certificate IV in Disability

    Course outline

    Course Code: CHC43115

    What can I do with a Certificate IV in Disability?

    This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

    To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency

    Entry requirements

    Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

    Academic requirement:

    • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course (ACSF level 3), or
    • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course

    Vocational placement requirements:

    Students are required to complete at least 120 hours of work placement as part of course requirements. We understand the industry and will assist you in finding Work Placement. GBCA work placement coordinator, GBCA trainers and the student will work collaboratively in securing a work placement. Once you are marked satisfactory in the required units, you apply for work placement by completing an online placement application form. You can indicate your availability and preferred location. We endeavour to place you in an aged care facility and/or disability facility and/or community care setting of your choice, however we cannot guarantee this as it depends on the availability in the facilities of your preferred location.


    Once you submit your form, all parties will work towards securing a place for you.
    Remember, Aged care facilities and/or Disability and/or community care facilities prefer students who are both flexible and reliable.
    On average, it takes approximately 4 weeks to secure work placement.

    The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.  

    Due to the requirement to complete vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

    Material requirement:

    Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

    How long does it take to do Certificate IV in Disability?

    Course duration:

    This course is delivered during a maximum duration of 52 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays

    Schedule:

    2 sessions per week

    Assessment methods

    Questions, Case studies, Presentation, Project, Portfolio, work placement project and work placement observation.

    Is this Course Government Funded?

    This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

    For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

    Can I Study Certificate IV in Disability Online? Yes, You Can!

    GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Certificate IV in Disability Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

    Unit Code Unit Name
    CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
    CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
    CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
    CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
    CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
    CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
    HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    CHCCCS005 Conduct individual assessments
    CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
    CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

    Course Factsheet

    Course Accreditations

    Nationally Recognised Training
    Australian Qualification Framework

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    Certificate IV in Disability

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      Diploma of Leadership and Management

      Diploma of Leadership and Management | GBCA

      Diploma of Leadership
      & Management

      Course outline

      Course Code: BSB50420 | CRICOS Code: 104270B

      What can I do with a Diploma of Leadership & Management?

      This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

      Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

      Entry requirements

      Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

      Academic requirement:

      • Successful completion of Year 11
      • Matured aged learners who can demonstrate some level of vocational experience in a range of work environment in would be accepted into this course.

      Language requirement:

      • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or equivalent, or
      • Satisfactory outcome for Internal English placement, or
      • Successfully complete the GBCA English course/s to meet the English requirements of the intended course.
      • Students who are unable to provide evidence to demonstrate meeting the above English requirement may be interviewed or asked to undertake the language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills to ascertain their existing skills.

      Material requirement:

      Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

      How long does it take to do Diploma of Leadership & Management?

      Course duration:

      This course is delivered during a maximum duration of 52 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays 

      Schedule:

      International students undertaking a vocational course in Australia are expected to undertake a full-time study load (a minimum 20 scheduled course contact hours per week. This may include up to 6 hours of online/distance learning). 

      Assessment methods

      A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including Project, written question and observation.

      Can I Study Diploma of Leadership & Management Online? Yes You Can!

      GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Leadership & Management Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

      Course Factsheet

      Unit CodeUnit Name
      BSBCMM511Communicate with influence
      BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in others
      BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
      BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans
      BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligence
      BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
      BSBXBD501Develop big data strategy
      BSBOPS501Manage business resources
      BSBSTR502Facilitate continuous improvement
      BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional development
      BSBHRM524Coordinate workforce plan implementation
      BSBOPS504Manage business risk

      Course Accreditations

      Nationally Recognised Training
      Australian Qualification Framework

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        Certificate III in Individual Support

        Certificate III in Individual Support - GBCA

        Certificate III in
        Individual Support

        Domestic Students

        Course outline (Domestic)

        Course Code: CHC33015

        What can I do with a Certificate III in Individual Support?

        This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.  Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. Graduates from this program can work as personal care worker, aged and disability support worker in: Aged care centres, nursing homes, retirement villages, residential aged care facilities or home care.

        To achieve this qualification, candidates must have completed both theory assessments and at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency.

        Entry requirements

        Entry requirements:

        • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or
        • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course

        Vocational placement requirements:

        Before commencing vocational placement, all students must process a current Police Check and complete the simulation tasks for units:

        • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
        • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
        • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

        Students are required to complete at least 120 hours of work placement as part of course requirements. We understand the industry and will assist you in finding Work Placement. GBCA work placement coordinator, GBCA trainers and the student will work collaboratively in securing a work placement.

        Once you are marked satisfactory in the required units, you apply for work placement by completing an online placement application form. You can indicate your availability and preferred location. We endeavour to place you in an aged care facility and/or disability facility and/or community care setting of your choice, however, we cannot guarantee this as it depends on the availability in the facilities of your preferred location.

        Once you submit your form, all parties will work towards securing a place for you.
        Remember, Aged care facilities and/or Disability and/or community care facilities prefer students who are both flexible and reliable.
        On average, it takes approximately 4 weeks to secure a work placement.

        The Fair Work Act 2009, under the definition of Vocational Placement in section 12 outlines the rules restricting unpaid work. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a clear explanation of these rules in the Internships, Vocational Placements & Unpaid Work Fact Sheet.  

        Due to the requirement to complete the vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

        How long does it take to do Certificate III in Individual Support?

        Course duration:

        The course will be delivered over a maximum of 52 weeks including holidays

        Schedule: 2 session per week

        Assessment methods

        Written Questions, Cultural research, Roleplay, Culture Reflections, Case studies, Workplace Observation, Simulation task, Workplace Improvements, Work placement project, Project, workplace Journal and portfolio, Work placement Task, Supervisor report.

        Can I Study Certificate III in Individual Support Online? Yes You Can!

        GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Certificate III in Individual Support Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

        You can also study this course in blended delivery mode (Online and Face to Face) or on-campus as well.

        Is this Course Government Funded?

        This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

        For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

        CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
        CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing
        CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
        CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
        CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
        HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
        HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
        CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
        CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
        CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
        CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
        CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
        HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

        Course Factsheet

        Course Accreditations

        Nationally Recognised Training
        Australian Qualification Framework

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        Certificate III in Individual Support

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          English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

          English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
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          English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

          What is the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Course?

          The English for Academic Purposes Course (EAP) is a preparation course designed for international students to help them prepare for vocational or university study in Australia. This course aims to help students improve their English language skills but focused more on improving their writing, reading and listening. 

          Students get the chance to work and develop their presentation skills, research skills, referencing, and writing assignments and reports.

          Get in touch now to learn more about our English for Academic Purposed (EAP) Course that is delivered by GBCA.

          Course Highlights

          • Pathways to other GBCA and UC-GBCA courses
          • Student tuition fees are protected by TPS
          • Small class sizes to maximise learning quality potentials
          • Increase your language proficiency
          • Learn to give an academic presentation
          • Learn the use of referencing and paraphrasing for academic assignments and reports
          • Improve your academic writing skills

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            Workforce-ready

            At GBCA, you will become workforce-ready, armed with the learning skills and business knowledge required for vocational excellence.

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            General English

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            General English

            Course description

            • English for everyday use
            • Learn to speak accurately and clearly
            • Improve pronunciation and fluency
            • Extend your vocabulary
            • Experienced and culturally sensitive teaching staff
            • Melbourne central – CITY location and Great CBD campuses close to all the wonderful Melbourne landmarks!
            • Regular student activities

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              International group

              We are part of an international education group listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange – Edvantage Group Holdings Limited.

              Global opportunities

              Global Business College of Australia (GBCA) is a doorway to global educational opportunities.

              Workforce-ready

              At GBCA, you will become workforce-ready, armed with the learning skills and business knowledge required for vocational excellence.

              University of Canberra

              Global Business College of Australia (GBCA) has partnered with the University of Canberra (UC) to jointly deliver bachelor degrees in Melbourne; commencing initially in the fields of IT and Commerce.

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              Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

              Accounting Course

              Study
              Certificate IV in
              Accounting & Bookkeeping

              Your First Step To Becoming A BAS Tax Agent

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                Master the Skills and Knowledge Required to Become a Professional Accounting and Bookkeeping Specialist

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                Accounting and Bookkeeping Courses?

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                Domestic Students

                Course outline (Domestic)

                Course Code: FNS40217

                What can I do with a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping?

                The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course is part of the Financial Services Training Package and satisfies the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) guidelines. This qualification reflects the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

                This may include:

                • Establishing and maintaining manual and computerised accounting systems
                • Completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office financial statements
                • Developing bookkeeping management systems for organisations
                • General administration.

                Under certain conditions, successful students may meet requirements for registration with the Tax Practitioners Board.

                This Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification is suitable for candidates currently working in bookkeeping roles who are seeking a formal qualification to enhance and confirm their existing knowledge and skills, or would like to start a career in accounting and bookkeeping in Australia. 

                This accounting and bookkeeping course is currently delivered in Melbourne city at GBCA’s Latrobe Campus

                Entry requirements

                Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:  

                Academic requirements:  

                There are no set requirements for the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:

                • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or
                • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or
                • Satisfactory complete year 11.

                Domestic applicants will undertake a language, literacy and numeracy test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

                Material Requirements:

                • Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.
                • Students will be required to work on MYOB throughout the course. MYOB educational version will be provided by GBCA.

                How long does it take to do a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping?

                This course is delivered over a maximum of one year, including public holidays and term break. Fastrack learners may complete the course in a shorter duration. 

                Schedule: 

                Two (2) sessions per week 

                Is Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping hard?

                Accounting is generally not mathematically hard. It is more about following the rules of how to record different business transactions (I.e how to account for them). … Its not difficult once you grasp the basic accountancy concepts but there is a lot of homework. Most of the assessment is exams.

                Assessment methods

                A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Project, Observation of students performing practical tasks, Portfolio of Work, Written report, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work scenario or Written questioning.

                Can I Study Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Online? Yes You Can!

                GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

                Is this Course Government Funded?

                This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

                For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

                Study A Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) Approved Course​

                The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Course meets the education requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board for BAS preparers from the Tax Agent Services Act 2009, as a Board-approved course in basic GST/BAS taxation principles (GST/BAS course).

                Unit CodeUnit Name
                BSBFIA401Prepare financial reports
                BSBSMB412Introduce cloud computing into business operations
                FNSACC311Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
                FNSACC312Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
                FNSACC408Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
                FNSACC416Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
                FNSTPB401Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
                FNSTPB402Establish and maintain payroll systems
                BSBWRT301Write simple documents
                FNSACC313Perform financial calculations
                BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
                BSBITU306Design and produce business documents
                BSBTEC302Design and produce spreadsheets

                Course Factsheet

                You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

                To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

                Course Accreditations

                Nationally Recognised Training
                Australian Qualification Framework

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                in Accounting and Bookkeeping

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                  Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

                  Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - Childcare Workers

                  Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

                  Early Childhood Educators Nurture The Nation’s Future Because All The Significant Things We Need For Life Are Learned In The First 5 Years​

                  Becoming a professional early childhood educator to educate the next generation; Enable your caring skills to flourish and make a real difference working in exciting teams

                  What Our Students Say About our
                  Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Courses?

                  Meet Ayasha Karki, a GBCA student who wanted to share her experience studying what she love. Ayasha has completed her Certificate 3 in ECEC and now doing her Diploma of ECEC through GBCA. Real Practical Learning In A Playful Way. Superb Student Assistant
                  Gained Confidence And Experience.

                  Domestic Students

                  Course Outline (Domestic)

                  Course Code: CHC30113

                  What can I do with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care?

                  This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

                   

                  Students completing this course will gain credit transfer of up to 13 units in the CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care offered by GBCA.

                   Rewarding job outcomes include:

                  • Child carer
                  • Early childhood educator
                  • Kindergarten support worker

                  The qualification is an approved course for entry into the early childhood education industry (Refer: Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) www.acecqa.gov.au

                  The course covers:

                  • Understanding childhood development
                  • The theory and practice of educational programming to meet development needs
                  • The theory and practice of professional care giving
                  • Advanced communication skills
                  • Ethics, the law and quality standards in early childhood development, and
                  • 120 hours of work placement (which GBCA will organise for you).

                  Graduates gain up credit exemption of up to 13 units into the CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care offered by GBCA to become an early childhood education leader.

                  Mature age students are encouraged as early childhood education welcomes life experience.

                  How long does it take to Complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care?

                  Normally students may take up to 52 weeks to complete the course. Fast learners may complete the course in a shorter duration.

                  Schedule:

                  • Day class: 2 sessions per week
                  • Evening class: 3 sessions per week

                  Is this Course Government Funded?

                  This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

                  For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

                  What level is a cert 3 in childcare?

                  Level 3 – (for a newly qualified cert 3 educator who begins working for the first year with their qualification).

                  Entry requirements

                  Entry requirements:

                  There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:

                  ·        Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or

                  ·        Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or

                  ·        Satisfactory complete year 11

                  Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

                   

                  Vocational placement requirements:

                  Before commencing vocational placement, all students must undertake Working with Children Check and complete the unit: HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.

                  Students are required to complete at least 120 hours of work placement as part of course requirements.

                  GBCA has signed agreements with prospective employers to offer the work placement opportunities for its students. A list of these prospective employers will be provided to assist you in finding work placement. Work placements will be arranged by the GBCA Work Placement Coordinator in conjunction with the student and GBCA trainers.

                  Students are required to discuss with the GBCA work placement coordinator if they wish to make their own work placement arrangement.

                  Due to the requirement to complete vocational placement, a final outcome for each unit would not be provided until the relevant component of vocational placement had been completed.

                  Other requirements:

                  Childcare service centres receiving GBCA students on placement require students to be fully vaccinated.

                  Assessment methods

                  A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: short questions, case studies, simulations, project, third party observation during work placement, work place observation, portfolio.

                  Unit Code Unit Name
                  CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
                  CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
                  CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
                  CHCECE003 Provide care for children
                  CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
                  CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
                  CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
                  CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
                  CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
                  CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
                  CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
                  CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
                  CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
                  HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
                  HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
                  CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
                  BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
                  CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world

                  Course Factsheet

                  You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

                  To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

                  Course Accreditations

                  Nationally Recognised Training
                  Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority
                  Australian Qualification Framework

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                  Childhood education & Care

                  Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care


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                    Turn Your Love for Education in to a fulfilling career.
                    Become a professional Early childhood educator.

                    Utilise the skills and knowledge you learn from this course to help the next generation flourish and learn new life skills.

                    What Our Students Say About our
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                    Meet Ayasha Karki, a GBCA student who wanted to share her experience studying what she love. Ayasha has completed her Certificate 3 in ECEC and now doing her Diploma of ECEC through GBCA. Real Practical Learning In A Playful Way. Superb Student Assistant
                    Gained Confidence And Experience.

                    Domestic Students

                    Course outline

                    Course Code: CHC50113

                    What can I do with a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care?

                    This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

                    Students who complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will receive credit exemption of up to 13 units and may be able to complete this Diploma program in a shorter duration.

                    Advanced standing in the Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education:

                    Graduates from GBCA Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be granted advanced standing for up to 24 credit points (1 year) of the:

                    • Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education at University of Canberra

                    Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publish lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.

                    Entry requirements

                    There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:

                    ·        Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or

                    ·        Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or

                    ·        Satisfactory complete year 11.

                    Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review. 

                    Other requirements:

                    Childcare service centres receiving GBCA students on placement require students to be fully vaccinated.

                    How long does it take to do a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care?

                    Domestic students may complete this course during a maximum period of 76 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays. Fastrack learners may complete the course in a shorter duration. 

                    Students who complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will receive credit exemption of up to 13 units and may be able to complete this Diploma program in a shorter duration. 

                    Schedule:  

                    • Day class: 2 sessions per week 
                    • Evening class: 3 sessions per week 

                    What level is a Diploma of childcare?

                    Level 5

                    Assessment methods

                    A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including short questions, case studies, simulations, projects, third party observation during a work placement, workplace observation, portfolio.

                    Can I Study Diploma Of Early Childhood Education Online? Yes You Can!

                    GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

                    Is this Course Government Funded?

                    This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

                    For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

                    Course Factsheet

                    Unit CodeUnit Name
                    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
                    CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
                    CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
                    CHCECE003Provide care for children
                    CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
                    CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
                    CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
                    CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
                    CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
                    CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
                    CHCECE018Nurture creativity in children
                    CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
                    CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
                    CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
                    CHCECE022Promote children’s agency
                    CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learning
                    CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
                    CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operations
                    CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
                    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
                    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
                    HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
                    HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
                    CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
                    BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development
                    BSBLED401Develop teams and individuals
                    BSBINN502Build and sustain an innovative work environment
                    CHCPOL002Develop and implement policy

                    You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

                    To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

                    Our Accreditations

                    Nationally Recognised Training
                    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority
                    Australian Qualification Framework

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                    Childhood Education and care

                    Early Childhood Education Facility


                      Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

                      Certificate III in Spoken and Written English - Study with GBCA

                      Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

                      Course outline (Domestic)

                      Course Code: 10729NAT

                      What can I do with The Certificate III in Spoken and Written English?

                      Course graduates will have developed routine English language skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing to participate in everyday life, community, employment, and further learning.

                      Graduates will be able to apply their English language skills and knowledge to demonstrate autonomy and judgement in a range of familiar and some unfamiliar contexts. They will be able to deal with a range of predictable routines and some non-routine situations where they need to use English. They will be able to use English to satisfy their own routine transactional, commercial, social and recreational needs, and will be able to use English functionally at work or in further training, in known and stable contexts.

                      This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

                      • English language proficiency at the equivalent of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR®) 3, +, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5, or Common European Framework (CEFR)B2
                      • English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 3 indicators.

                      Entry requirements

                      There are no set requirements for this course. Students who wish to undertake English courses will sit the  Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and the digital skill test. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test.

                      The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 2.

                      How long does it take to do The Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

                      Training duration:

                      2 sessions per week over 25 weeks.

                      Holidays:

                      Students may take up to 5 weeks holidays during the course.

                      Assessment methods

                      A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation, Written question and written assignment.

                      Can I Study Certificate III in Spoken and Written English Online?
                      Yes You Can!

                      GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Information Technology Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

                      Is This Course Government Funded?

                      This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program.

                      For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

                      Module Code Module Name
                      SWELPE001 Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges
                      SWELPE002 Comprehend and participate in routine informal spoken exchanges
                      SWERWT009 Read and write routine transactional texts
                      SWERLN001 Read and listen to the news
                      SWERWT010 Read and write routine procedural texts

                      Course Factsheet

                      You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

                      To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

                      Course Accreditations

                      Nationally Recognised Training
                      Australian Qualification Framework

                      Apply Now To Study Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

                      Diploma of Interpreting (Spanish-English) Student - Study with GBCA