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ACCCO’s Au Pair Program which includes the Certificate II in Community Services, prepares graduates for work as an Au Pair, Demi Pair, Nanny or Home Helper. Through a successful Au Pair Application Process with Perfect Au Pairs Agency, students may be placed with a Host Family as an Au Pair for up to 6 months.
The Certificate II in Community Services is an entry level qualification designed for people who are looking for skills for working with children in the community. It also provides a pathway for students who wish to complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at a later date.
Through the Certificate II, students will study the basics of working efficiently with children. There are 9 units of study in this qualification covering topics such as:
All roles are subject to the employers conditions of employment, however common roles for this qualification include:
ACCCO prides itself on maintaining solid quality relationships with reputable educational partners. Students who do not meet our English Language entry requirements may choose to study an English course at one of our English College Partners.
2 Days Classroom Based Per Week, Plus 1 Day Vocational Placement Per Week
All courses offered to international students are delivered through classroom based study. The classes for Certificate II, Certificate III and Diploma courses are held at our Fortitude Valley campus in Brisbane. All classes are delivered by qualified, industry experienced Trainers Assessors. Our Trainer Assessors work closely with students to optimise their learning experience. We simulate activities and tasks that are required to be performed within the workplace to prepare students for work or placement in an early education centre or service.
International Students attend classes two days per week at the college and spend one day per week at Vocational Placement. This is equates to a total of 20 contact hours per week. There are also various days allocated for excursions, special visitors, art and craft days and block Vocational Placement.
Students must undergo a criminal history and working with children check prior to undertaking Vocational Placement in an early education service, or undertaking activities in any unit which may involve contact with children or young people (under 18). It is a requirement of the qualifications that students obtain a Blue Card upon commencement of study and hold a current Blue Card for the duration of enrolment in the qualification.
All students in this qualification are allocated an ACCCO Trainer who will guide them through the qualification. Trainers are all qualified in early childhood education and have at least 5 years' experience completing the job you are wanting to hold. Trainers offer regular phone, email and face to face support so you always have help when you need it!
On completion of this qualification with the units outlined on our website, you can gain credit into the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care to continue your education career.
ACCCO will charge the learner for the enrolment application, tuition, material fees and training
product as per the nominated fee schedules as outlined below;
|Enrolment Fee||Tuition Fees||Material Fees||Blue Card Application|
|AUD $200||AUD $2,990||AUD $210||Free|
|Au Pair Placement Fee||National Police Check|
Successful graduates will be asked to meet the Au Pair Application requirements to be placed with a Host Family as an Au Pair for up to 6 months. To access the Au Pair Application information please visit http://www.perfectaupairs.com.au
How to Apply
Once you have made the decision to apply for a qualification you will need to complete an enrolment form and a Literacy, Language and Numeracy indicator (LLN).
Check you meet:
If you do not meet the English Language Requirements, please visit our English Language Pathway Partners or contact our International Manager who will be able to discuss English Language Pathway options with you.
Complete the Enrolment Form and prepare details of:
Submit your Enrolment Form and Supporting Documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your enrolment will be assessed on the information you have provided. Upon receiving all paperwork and supporting evidence a formal assessment of your eligibility and suitability for the qualification is conducted. You will be notified by an enrolments officer on the status of this application once your eligibility has been assessed.
*Please note that we are unable to finalise your enrolment until all required information and supporting evidence has been provided.
ACCCO assesses the enrolment application. Once your application is approved you will receive a Letter of Offer to study with ACCCO which explains how to:
Student reads and accepts the conditions outlined in the Letter of Offer. Student fees are finalised – payment established. Upon receipt of your Signed Acceptance of Offer and payment of your deposit, ACCCO will issue your Confirmation of Enrolment (COE).
If your enrolment application is accepted, you will receive a welcome email with a Confirmation of Enrolment attached, confirming acceptance into the qualification.
For information on applying for visas, visit the Department of Home Affairs website www.homeaffairs.gov.au
For assistance with your enrolment, our International Admissions Team are more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. For more information on how to apply please refer to our Enrolment Fact Sheet.
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