4211 Child Carers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Child Carers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


CHILD CARERS provide care and supervision for children in residential homes and non-residential childcare centres.
Indicative 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.
Tasks Include:

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012):