Resources

Choosing the right training and assessment resources can be critically important to the success of an RTO. Ensure your RTO offers an exceptional learning experience that support quality graduates and builds the reputation of your brand.

International Child Care College is committed to producing high quality resources to support the training industry.

Textbooks

‘Working in Children’s Services’ textbook series by Karen Kearns

The bestselling and award-winning Working in Early Childhood Education and Care Series has been developed to assist students in gaining the skills and knowledge required to achieve a vocational Early Childhood Education and Care qualification.

‘The Big Picture’ – by Karen Kearns

‘Frameworks for Learning & Development’ – by Karen Kearns

‘Birth to Big School’ – by Karen Kearns

‘The Business of Child Care’ – by Karen Kearns

These textbooks form a crucial part of the learning process and help to broaden the understanding of working in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry. With a focus on supporting training, these textbooks come with a range of additional classroom resources including:

Power points presentations for every chapter

Classroom quizzes, case studies, activities and discussion topics

Access to Cengage Brain for student self-study activities

Paper back and electronic copies available from Cengage Learning. Click here to access Cengage Learning

Winner – 2017 Australian Publishers Association EPAA Teaching and Learning Resource, TAFE & Vocational Education

Assessment Toolkits

Ensure your assessment tools are current, valid and compliant

Designed to support the delivery of CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, Get Set Assess 2013 is a comprehensive assessment tool kit containing Knowledge Tasks, Practical Skills Tasks and Observable Tasks for 32 individual units of competency. All assessment tasks are mapped to the latest version of the Training Package and Assessment Requirements including Elements and Performance Criteria, Foundation Skills, Performance Evidence, Knowledge Evidence and Assessment Conditions.

 

This toolkit includes Trainer versions with suggested answers, student versions ready to be used, additional reading and reference materials including links to the National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework for all 32 units. Also included in the package is a Course Overview, Trainer Guide, Supervisor Information Booklet, Student Templates and Trainer introductions to each unit of competence. Get Set Assess is provided in editable MS-Word based documents making it easy to brand and modify files as per the Training Provider’s needs.

Get Set Assess 2013

 

Assessment toolkit for CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

 

Get Set Assess 2013 v8 is a complete assessment package for the 2013 Early Childhood Education and Care Training Packages.

 

Includes 33 units of competency and is guaranteed for the life of the training package with regular FREE updates provided.

Get Set Assess 2018 – Coming Soon

 

Assessment toolkit for CHC30118 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and CHC50118 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

 

Get Set Assess 2018 is a NEW complete assessment package for the 2018 Early Childhood Education and Care Training Packages.

 

Contact us to enquire about discounts for existing Get Set Assess users.

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Video Portfolio

Early Childhood Education Care Video Portfolio

The video portfolio contains over 80 individual videos (approximately 4 hours in length) filmed on location at Australian Early Child Care Services. They capture quality interactions between staff, children, parents and other stakeholders, and provide valuable insights from experienced Educators and Early Childhood Professionals about their daily routines and experiences. Each video has a supporting trainer guide which provides:

key learning summaries

additional notes and/or readings to extend learning

suggested activities and/or discussion topics for AQF level 3 and AQF level 5 students

mapping against the ECEC competencies, the EYLF and the NQS.

The videos offer flexible options for experienced trainers to improve the learning experience and ensure quality outcomes for students.

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LMS and E-Learning Packages

Early Childhood Education Care LMS and E-Learning Packages

This package includes all e-learning content as well as a custom LMS designed around daily operations of an RTO.

 

Designed for all key stakeholders including:

Students – hundreds of hours of learning content with straight forward application of assessment

Trainers – track student progression with instant reporting and participation summaries

Assessors – custom marking processes designed to meet the ASQA record keeping requirements

Workplace Supervisors – view student participation as well as learning activities and assessment feedback

Managers – track what’s happening in your RTO

This resource is perfect for RTO’s who are interested in moving to an online training environment or for RTO’s who want to move away from an existing LMS and want the benefits of a platform written for the Australian VET Framework.

 

RTO’s will get the benefits of:

Online assessment making it easy for students to participate in tasks

Engaging and easy to use format that focus on student progression

Trainer tracking and participation summaries

Easy to use marking processes with auto Summary Records of Assessment

Instant student progress reports

Easy to access and use, engaging for students with participations summaries available for trainers, this resource offers a unique opportunity for RTO’s to enter the online age of training without the cost burden.

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Don’t settle for resources that offer minimal learning or solely focus on being compliant.