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CHCECE044_Facilitate compliance in an education and care service Draft 2

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Unit application and prerequisites

UNIT CODE

CHCECE044

UNIT TITLE

Facilitate compliance in an education and care service

APPLICATION

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to facilitate legislative, regulatory and National Quality Framework compliance in an education and care service.

 

This unit applies to educators working in children’s education and care services. They provide guidance to others and have responsibilities in relation to continuous improvement of services provided.

 

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

PREREQUISTE UNIT

Nil

COMPETENCY FIELD

Early Childhood Education and Care

UNIT SECTOR

Children’s Education and Care

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Elements and performance criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

  1. Interpret the National Quality Framework.
    1. Analyse the National Quality Framework (NQF) and the relevance of the various components to the service.
    2. Identify sources of advice and seek assistance from those sources if clarification is required on interpretation of any aspect of the framework.
    3. Support staff understanding of the NQF and other legislation and regulations relevant to the service through clear and consistent provision of information.
    4. Interpret details and requirements of the assessment and rating process and share information with all staff in the service.
  1. Facilitate service self- assessment.
    1. Determine ways to collect information from staff, children, families and the community to inform self- assessment on a regular ongoing basis.
    2. Share ideas with colleagues and involve them in the collection of information to inform the self-assessment.
    3. Record the information collected during the self-assessment process against the standards and elements in the NQF.
    4. Make self-assessment data available at the service to inform discussion of the assessment and rating process.
  1. Facilitate the development of a quality improvement plan.

 

 

 

    1. Use the information gathered in the self-assessment process to inform the development of the quality improvement plan.
    2. Collaborate with stakeholders to identify strengths and key improvements sought within the service.
    3. Determine how key improvements sought will be reflected in the improvement plan.
    4. Clearly and concisely record all of the required information in the plan.
    5. Plan collaboration with stakeholders on a regular basis to review the quality improvement plan.
  1. Coordinate the service for a rating and assessment visit.
    1. Provide timely advice about assessment visit and schedule meetings with stakeholders and staff to ensure adequate preparation.
    2. Check for accuracy and completion of all documentation required for rating and assessment.
    3. Provide clear information to staff about individual and team requirements during the rating and assessment visit.

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CHCECE044 PC2.3

"Should this be 'against the standards and elements in the NQS' instead of NQF?"

Debbie Conway 22.12.2018 10.22AM

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Foundation skills

FOUNDATION SKILLS

Foundation skills essential to performance in this unit, but not explicit in the performance criteria are listed here, along with a brief context statement.

SKILLS

DESCRIPTION

Reading skills to:

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Writing skills to:

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Oral communication skills to:

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Numeracy skills to:

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Learning skills to:

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Problem-solving skills to:

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Initiative and enterprise skills to:

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Teamwork skills to:

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Planning and organising skills to:

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Self-management skills to:

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Technology skills to:

  • access information using digital media.

UNIT MAPPING INFORMATION

No equivalent unit.

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Performance evidence

TITLE

Assessment Requirements for CHCECE044 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service.

PERFORMANCE EVIDENCE

Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the job role, and:

  • facilitate self-assessment and development of a quality improvement plan for two quality areas in an education and care service.

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Knowledge evidence

KNOWLEDGE EVIDENCE

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • key components of the National Quality Framework and their content:
    • National Quality Standard:
      • requirements of each of the quality areas
    • Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations:
      • key purpose of the law and associated regulations
    • Assessment and quality rating process:
      • levels of quality rating
      • steps in the process
    • Relevant approved learning frameworks:
  • other legislation, standards and regulations relevant to the context of the quality area
  • key stakeholders in the quality improvement process and how they may be engaged at different stages:
    • educators
    • children
    • families
    • local community
  • compliance support resources, including government and non-government
  • contemporary principles and emerging trends in service delivery areas.

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Assessment conditions

ASSESSMENT CONDITIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skills must be demonstrated in a regulated education and care service in Australia:

  • interactions with children must be supervised by an approved early childhood educator.

 

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • information technology
  • existing policies and procedures of a regulated service
  • quality improvement plan template
  • National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care:
    • National Law
    • National Regulations
    • National Quality Standard
    • the relevant approved learning framework
  • children and educators in a regulated education and care service
  • families / carers of the above children.

 

 

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations requirements for assessors.

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