Family Day Care Worker – ANZSCO 421112

Provides care and supervision for babies and children, usually in the carer’s own home and under local government or community-based schemes. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level
Alternative Titles
  • Family Day Carer

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Group: 4211 Child Carers

provide care and supervision for children in residential homes and non-residential childcare centres.
  • assisting in the preparation of materials and equipment for children’s education and recreational activities
  • managing children’s behaviour and guiding children’s social development
  • preparing and conducting activities for children
  • entertaining children by reading and playing games
  • supervising children in recreational activities
  • supervising the daily routine of children
  • supervising the hygiene of children
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 421111 Child Care Worker
  • 421112 Family Day Care Worker
  • 421113 Nanny
  • 421114 Out of School Hours Care Worker

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