TEAC 4008 Professional Practice Birth - 3 Years

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102680

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Description This unit includes intensive on-campus workshops, as students complete a 10-day placement with children under the age of two years and a second 15-day placement with children two - three years of age. There is a strong focus on building relationships with children, staff and families as well as adhering to work health and safety and the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority's (ACECQA) National Quality Standards. Students will assess children's learning and socio-cultural context and use this knowledge to plan innovative and engaging play-based learning experiences.

School Education

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) TEAC 2023

Co-requisite(s) TEAC 3028

Special Requirements

Legislative pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this subject, students must have satisfactorily completed online Child Protection Awareness Training, have a current Working with Children Check, and completed the online course ASCIA Anaphylaxis: Australasian childcare.


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Professional Placement Performance 25 days comprised of 10 days placement 1; 15 days placement 2. S/US Y Individual
Professional Placement Performance As above S/US Y Individual

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