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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 4211 CHILD CARERS


    CHILD CARERS provide care and supervision for children in residential homes and non-residential childcare centres.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Registration or licensing may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • assisting in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
    • managing children's behaviour and guiding children's social development
    • preparing and conducting activities for children
    • entertaining children by reading and playing games
    • supervising children in recreational activities
    • supervising the daily routine of children
    • supervising the hygiene of children

    Occupations:
      421111 Child Care Worker
      421112 Family Day Care Worker
      421113 Nanny
      421114 Out of School Hours Care Worker

421111 CHILD CARE WORKER

    Alternative Title:
      Child Care Aide

    Provides care and supervision for children in programs, such as long day care and occasional care, in childcare centres, hospitals and educational centres. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Child Care Group Leader (Aus) (Skill Level 2)
      Children's Nursery Assistant
      Creche Attendant
      Early Childhood Worker

421112 FAMILY DAY CARE WORKER

    Alternative Title:
      Family Day Carer

    Provides care and supervision for babies and children, usually in the carer's own home and under local government or community-based schemes. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 4


421113 NANNY

    Assists parents in the provision of ongoing care and supervision for babies and children, usually in the child's home.

    Skill Level: 4


    421114 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.

      Skill Level: 4



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