Early Childhood School-Based Traineeship (SBAT) program
Accelerate your career journey by studying an entry-level qualification in early education and care while completing your HSCEnquire now
The St Nicholas Pathways’ Early Childhood School-Based Traineeship (SBAT) program allows year 11 and 12 students to gain entry-level qualifications in early education and care (CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care). While completing their HSC, students will gain a qualification that can lead directly to employment, as well as an opportunity to continue their learning pathway with advanced entry into university.Enquire now
Responsibilities of a St Nicholas Pathways school-based trainee include:
Selection criteria for a St Nicholas Pathways school-based trainee includes:
Passion for early education – Demonstrated interest and enthusiasm for working with young children, showing a genuine desire to pursue a career in early education.
Effective communication – Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to engage and interact with children, colleagues, and parents in a professional and respectful manner.
Team player – Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, contributing ideas, supporting colleagues, and actively participating in group activities.
Reliability and punctuality – Track record of being punctual, dependable and committed to fulfilling responsibilities and tasks consistently.
Adaptability – Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, handle unexpected situations and remain flexible in a dynamic educational environment.
Attention to detail and organisation – Strong observational skills, paying attention to the specific needs of individual children and demonstrating an organised approach to work.
Willingness to undertake a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Benefits of a St Nicholas Pathways school-based traineeship include:
*Training provided by Macquarie Community College (RTO ID: 90033).
NSW learners may be eligible for subsidies under NSW Smart and Skilled Entitlement training programs.
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
Unit/s will be delivered by an agent under a third-party arrangement.
Macquarie Community College (RTO ID: 90033) is a not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that has set the standard in adult community education since their beginnings in 1950. They offer a range of accredited and non-accredited courses designed to offer their clients flexible, quality education and training to enhance their skills, career opportunities, participation, and connections in community.
To learn more about Macquarie Community College, click here.
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Submit a booking request for Before and After School Care or Vacation Care. One of our friendly team members will be in touch as soon as possible.
Submitting a booking request or enquiry does not constitute a confirmed booking. No booking is confirmed until you have received email confirmation from St Nicholas.
For casual and Vacation Care bookings, we have a 5-day cancellation policy, after which the parent/carer will be liable for their full fees for that session. For permanent bookings, we have a 2-week cancellation policy.
One-off cancellations for permanent bookings still require the parent/carer to pay their full fees for that session, unless the cancellation is permanent, in which case the family will forfeit their permanent place for that session.
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‘St Nicholas Pathways has enabled me to fast-track my dream of becoming an educator.’
‘The Immersion program has been amazing to be able to get a taste of what it’s like to work in early childhood. I now know this is the career path for me.’
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