1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Child Care Worker
      Child Care Aide

Provides care and supervision for children in programs such as long day care and occasional care in child care centres, hospitals and educational centres.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • assists in the preparation of materials and equipment for educational or recreational activities
  • manages children's behaviour and guides children's social development
  • supervises sleep and rest periods;
  • serves meals and snacks to children and may assist in meal preparation
  • assists children with daily routines such as toileting, dressing, eating and sleeping
  • organises and supervises activity programs according to the age, needs and capacities of individual children
  • may observe and record the growth, behaviour and development of babies and children and discuss their progress with parents
  • may take children on outings

Children's Nursery Assistant
Creche Attendant

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