W105879 - Child care worker

Child care worker
Latrobe City Council

Latrobe City Council operates 24 Preschools and 3 Early Learning Centres and Maternal and Child Health across the municipality.
Latrobe City Council supports work experience placement within the early years sector. All students will be supported by suitably qualified educators during their placement.
The Family Services team aim to provide a place where students can put theory into practice in a supportive environment.

Skills You Might Learn

Students may have the opportunity to develop skills relating to the supervision of young children. Students will also receive insight and knowledge relating to Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Framework (NQF). Access to Family Services policies and procedures. During this placement students will gain experience of working in a team environment and independently. Working with people of all different abilities and backgrounds - Communication - Time management.
Student will have the opportunity to assist in food preparations.

Typical Tasks & Duties

All duties related to Preschool and Child Care work including setting up play areas, setting up and supporting children with art and craft activities, assisting lunchtime and snack time routines, supporting children in creative play activities and cleaning duties. There will also be packing up duties. Follow policies and procedures for allergy management. Follow polices in regards of sun safety for clients. Be aware of how to deal problem behaviors’. Maintain a hygienic workplace.

Student Requirements

An interest in working with young children

Dress Requirements

Students are to wear neat casual dress appropriate for the work place.

Special Transport Requirements

Students to arrange own transport


  • CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • VCE20116 - Industry & Enterprise
  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W105879
Location: Morwell - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: to be discussed with Employer
Added By: Baw Baw Latrobe Local Learning & Employment Network


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