Human Services Courses Northern Territory

GTNT Training has a range of human services qualifications on scope available to our clients. Whether you want to develop your skill set for entry to the workforce, or you’re looking to build on your current skills and experience and obtain a higher level qualification, our team can assist you with the right training.

These qualifications are delivered by Child Australia through a partnering arrangement with GTNT Training.

To enrol, please complete the GTNT Training Enrolment Form

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CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

 (Release 4)

Qualification Description

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.

This qualification is delivered by Child Australia through a partnering arrangement with GTNT Training.

How will you learn?

Option 1: Delivery will be over an 18-month period with nine one week blocks consisting of a combination of face-to-face theory workshops, work placement and online self-paced learning (Catapult).  
 
Option 2: Delivery will be over an 18-month period with face-to-face theory workshops held one day per month along with combination of work placement and online self-paced learning (Catapult).

This course is offered through a recognition pathway. Your learning has occurred over your years of working in a role which reflect the units of competency.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit. We will work with students to identify any relevant existing skills and knowledge they may have to determine their eligibility for recognition for any components of the qualification which may save time and avoid unnecessary duplication of training.

Course outline

This qualification consists of 18 units, being made up of 15 core units and 3 elective units of competency from the Community Services Training Package.

Please note that Child Australia does not deliver the unit HLTAID004.

Unit CodeUnit NameUnit Type
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCore
CHCECE001Develop cultural competenceCore
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of childrenCore
CHCECE003Provide care for childrenCore
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCore
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlersCore
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCore
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCore
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodCore
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children’s play and learningCore
CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practiceCore
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCore
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingCore
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safetyCore
CHCDIV002Work with diverse peopleElective
CHCECE012Support children to connect with their worldElective
BSBINN301Promote innovation in a team environmentElective
Work Placement Schedule

There is a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in at least one regulated education and care service.

Students following a funded program:
This work placement is arranged by the employer listed on the students individual training plan as part of the funding model.

Students following a fee for service program:
Students who will undertake this program as a fee for service must provide their own work placement to meet the 120 hour of work placement required by the training package.

Work placement will commence in Block-week two following the successful completion of HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety.

Location of Delivery

Option 1: Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy.
Option 2: Darwin and Alice Springs.

Eligibility/Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Assessment

Assessment strategies vary with each unit and are inclusive of written tasks, group projects, class discussions, workplace simulations, workplace demonstrations and online assessments. Assessment of practical skills will take place in the students' work placement during block weeks.  Assessments are commenced during block weeks and completed during the time between block weeks.

Thank you for choosing GTNT Training and Child Australia to further your skills and knowledge. We look forward to walking alongside you on your journey.

Career Pathways

This qualification provides a pathway to:

  • Early Childhood Educator/Assistant in Long Day Care, Family Day Care, Outside School Hours Care
  • Preschool Assistant
  • Further Study
Cost

Nil

Government Subsidies and entitlements

This course is subsidised by the NT Government for eligible students who sign up with Australian Apprenticeships NT.         

To download a sign up request form and find further information on the NT Government funding follow the link to https://www.australianapprenticeshipsnt.com.au/

GTNT / Child Australia will provide the following

If students are unable to access on line service they will be provided with hardcopy smallprint © resources and materials.

Students to provide the following

Workplace suitable to undertake this qualification.

General Information

GTNT Complaints and Appeals Policy refer to GTNT Complaints and Appeals Policy
GTNT Training Student Handbook refer to GTNT Training Student Handbook
GTNT Training Enrolment Form refer to GTNT Training Enrolment Form

Third Party Agreement

Under third party arrangements students will enrol with GTNT Training who will also upon successful completion of the program will issue any credentials.

Child Australia provides students with training and assessment to complete this program. The trainers are responsible for student engagement and following all GTNT policies and procedures.

For further information and enrolment

Contact Kellie Walker, Training Coordinator at GTNT Training on (08) 8980 0600 or email training@gtnt.com.au

Download Course FLYER

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

(Release 4)

Qualification Description

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.

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

This qualification is delivered by Child Australia through a partnering arrangement with GTNT Training.

How will you learn?

The program is delivered over 16 months with rolling workshops held monthly. These workshops can be attended by all students more than once. We understand that some students may have availability constraints, we as trainers will provide alternative training time frames that are agreed on between the student and the trainer.

Students are required to work full time or part time (min 15 hours per week) in a registered Early Childhood Education and Care Service. The delivery will consist of online self paced structured learning and assessment activities through Catapult. Practical skills will be overserved in the workplace.

Students are required to complete a logbook that requires 240 hours of work placement, which your trainer will provide information and instructions. Students have a set date for completion of assessments. We take into consideration individual learners abilities and as such additional time will be provided and negotiated.

Students are required to complete a workplace journal of there weekly/monthly work activities. Your trainer will provide information and instructions.

Alice Springs delivery variances include: 3 x 2 hour evening workshops over a week on a monthly visit.

This course is offered through a recognition pathway. Your learning has occurred over your years of working in a role which reflect the units of competency.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit. We will work with students to identify any relevant existing skills and knowledge they may have to determine their eligibility for recognition for any components of the qualification which may save time and avoid unnecessary duplication of training.

Course outline

This qualification consists of 28 units of competency. There are 23 core units and 5 elective units of competency from the Community Services Training Package. 

Unit CodeUnit NameUnit Type
CHCECE018

Nurture creativity in children

Core
CHCECE022

Promote children’s agency

Core
CHCECE017

Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

Core
CHCECE023

Analyse information to inform learning

Core
CHCECE024

Design and implement the cirriculum to foster children's learning and development

Core
CHCECE026

Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

Core
CHCECE021 

Implement strategies for inclusion of all children

Core
CHCECE020

Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour

Core
CHCECE016

Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

Core
HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety

Core
CHCECE019  

Facilitate compliance in an education and care service

Core
CHCECE025 

Embed sustainable practices in service operation

Core
HLTAID004 

Provide an emergency first aid response in educational and care setting

Core
CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Core
CHCECE001

Develop cultural competence

Core
CHCECE002

Ensure the health and safety of children

Core
CHCECE003

Provide care for children

Core
CHCECE004

Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

Core
CHCECE005 

Provide care for babies and toddlers

Core
CHCECE007

Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

Core
CHCECE009 

Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

Core
CHCLEG001   

Work legally and ethically

Core
CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Core
BSBINN502

Build and sustain an innovative environment

Elective
CHCPOL003 

Research and apply evidence to practice

Elective
BSBSUS501

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Elective
CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Elective
CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

Elective
Location of Delivery

This program is delivered in Darwin and Alice Springs.

Darwin: Palmerston Child & Family Centre, 2 Brennan Court, Farrar, NT 0830
Alice Springs: Larrapinta Child and Family Centre, Albrecht Drive, Larrapinta, NT 0875

Eligibility/Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Assessment

Assessment strategies vary with each unit and are inclusive of written tasks, group projects, class discussions, workplace simulations, workplace demonstrations and online assessments. Assessment of practical skills will take place in the students' work placement during block weeks. Assessments are commenced during block weeks and completed during the time between block weeks.

Thank you for choosing GTNT Training and Child Australia to further your skills and knowledge. We look forward to walking alongside you on your journey.

Career Pathways

This qualification provides a pathway to:

  • Room Leader
  • Coordinator or Director in Long Day Care, Outside School Hours Care
  • Early Childhood Educator in Family Day Care
Cost

Nil

Government Subsidies and entitlements

This course is subsidised by the NT Government for eligible students who sign up with Australian Apprenticeships NT.          

To download a sign up request form and find further information on the NT Government funding follow the link to https://www.australianapprenticeshipsnt.com.au/

GTNT / Child Australia will provide the following

If students are unable to access on line service they will be provided  with hardcopy smallprint © resources and materials.

Student to provide the following

Workplace suitable to undertake this qualification.

General Information

GTNT Complaints and Appeals Policy refer to GTNT Complaints and Appeals Policy
GTNT Training Student Handbook refer to GTNT Training Student Handbook
GTNT Training Enrolment Form refer to GTNT Training Enrolment Form

Third Party Agreement

Under third party arrangements students will enrol with GTNT Training who will also upon successful completion of the program will issue any credentials.

Child Australia provides students with training and assessment to complete this program. The trainers are responsible for student engagement and following all GTNT policies and procedures.

For further information and enrolment

Contact Kellie Walker, Training Coordinator at GTNT Training on (08) 8980 0600 or email training@gtnt.com.au

Download Course FLYER

Accreditation

Nationally Recognised Training          GTNT Training Plus RTO Registered training organisation

 

GTNT Training is a Recognised Training Organisation that issues nationally recognised qualifications and statements of attainment. RTO code: 0381 

Unique Student Identifier

From 1 January 2015, all students participating in Nationally Recognised Training in Australia will need to have a Unique Student Identifier, or USI. This includes students completing an apprenticeship, skill set, and certificate or diploma course. A USI gives you access to your online USI account and will contain all of your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards. Your results will be available in your USI account.  

When applying for a job or enrolling in further study, you will often need to provide your training records and results. One of the main benefits of the USI is that you will have easy access to your training records and results throughout your life.

It is free and easy for you to create your own USI online at www.usi.gov.au. Your local Customer Service office can also provide further information and assistance. For assistance please call us on our admin desk line 04 2660 3503/02 8872 8903.