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Units of Competency - Certificate IV in Children's Services (OSHC) CHC41208/CHC41212

Unit title

Elements

CHCCHILD401

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

  1. Implement work practices which support the protection of children and young people
  2. Report indications of possible risk of harm
  3. Apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people

CHCCN301

Ensure the health and safety of children

  1. Maintain a clean and hygienic environment
  2. Recognise and respond to signs of potential illness
  3. Provide a safe environment
  4. Supervise the safety of children
  5. Travel with children safely
  6. Administer medication within guidelines
  7. Manage and respond to allergy/anaphylaxis

CHCCN303

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

  1. Plan food and drink provision
  2. Maintain food safety while carrying out food handling activities

CHCCS400

Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of legislation and common law relevant to work role
  2. Follow identified policies and practices
  3. Work ethically
  4. Recognise and respond when client rights and interests are not being protected

CHCCS405

Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

  1. Apply an awareness of culture as a factor in all human behaviour
  2. Contribute to the development of relationships based on cultural diversity
  3. Communicate effectively with culturally diverse persons
  4. Resolve cross-cultural misunderstandings

CHCFC301

Support the development of children

  1. Support the development of children
  2. Support the physical development of children
  3. Support the social development of children
  4. Support the emotional and psychological development of children of the same age
  5. Support the language development of children
  6. Support the creative development of children
  7. Support the cognitive development of children

CHCOSHC401

Support children to participate in outside school hours care

  1. Identify the support needs of children in outside school hours care
  2. Implement appropriate support and guidance strategies in care environment
  3. Determine effectiveness of individual support provided
  4. Monitor and adjust support strategies to include review outcomes

CHCOSHC402

Develop and implement activities in outside school hours care

  1. Identify activity and/or program needs of children in outside school hours care
  2. Prepare activity and/or program plan
  3. Implement outside school hours care activity and/or program
  4. Evaluate activities and programs in outside school hours care

CHCOCHC403

Work effectively with children in outside school hours care

  1. Communicate effectively with a diversity of children in the outside school hours care context
  2. Reflect an understanding of developmental stage of middle childhood
  3. Work within the framework of outside school hours care

CHCPR301

Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

  1. Create a stimulating, positive and developmentally appropriate environment to foster development, play and learning
  2. Actively guide and encourage children to undertake a variety of developmentally appropriate activities
  3. Facilitate children’s play, learning and physical activity

HLTFA301/HLTFA311

Apply first aid

  1. Assess the situation
  2. Apply first aid procedures
  3. Communicate details of the incident
  4. Evaluate own performance

HLTHIR403

Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

  1. Reflect cultural awareness in work practice
  2. Accept cultural diversity as a basis for effective work place and professional relationships
  3. Communicate effectively with culturally diverse persons
  4. Resolve cross-cultural misunderstandings

HLTOHS300/HLTWHS300

Contribute to OHS/WHS processes

  1. Plan and conduct work safely
  2. Support others in working safely
  3. Contribute to OHS/WHS participative processes
  4. Contribute to hazard identification, OHS/WHS risk assessment and risk control activities
  5. Participate in the control of emergency situations

CHCFC512

Foster physical development in middle childhood

  1. Provide planned and spontaneous experiences to foster the physical development of children
  2. Create opportunities for children to develop a wide range of physical skills
  3. Interact with the child to foster skill development

CHCFC513

Foster social development in middle childhood

  1. Support children to build and maintain trusting relationships
  2. Plan experiences for children to support and cooperate with others
  3. Provide opportunities for social interaction

CHCFC514

Support emotional and psychological development in middle childhood

  1. Encourage children’s independence and autonomy
  2. Foster children’s self-esteem and developing self concept
  3. Create opportunities and provide experiences that encourage children to express their feelings, needs and ideas

CHCFC515

Foster cognitive development in middle childhood

  1. Assist children to develop thinking and problem solving skills
  2. Promote opportunities for a wide range of developmentally appropriate experiences in science mathematics technology and the environment

 


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