How many hours of Work Placement do I need to complete?

Some of our courses require you to complete a certain number of hours as part of your Work Placement. 

Different qualifications have different requirements regarding the number of hours you need to complete, and when in your study schedule you will be required to complete them. 

A summary of all qualifications with a work placement is found below:


Work Placement Hours to Be Completed

Timetable of Work Placement

(student’s term of study)


Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

(CRICOS 095785J)


150 hours


Term 3


Diploma of Early Childhood

Education and Care

(CRICOS 095786G)


450 hours

Term 3 – 150 hours

Term 7 – 150 hours

Term 8 – 150 hours


Certificate III in Individual Support

(CRICOS 095782A)


150 hours


Term 3


Certificate IV in Ageing Support

(CRICOS 095783M)


150 hours


Term 2


Diploma of Community Services

(CRICOS 095789E)


200 hours


Term 6



Diploma of Mental


(CRICOS 095787G)


400 hours

Term 4 – 200 hours

Term 8 – 200 hours

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