- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Study mode
- On Campus
- 18 months
- Starting Date
- February and July 2019
This qualification enables you to support students and staff in a range of educational settings, including public, independent and specialist schools or in community educational settings. The nationally accredited qualification enables you to support students of all ages. The most common roles for an Education Support worker are integration aides, school office administration or teacher's aides.
This course is delivered with a combination of online and on campus workshops.
TimesOnline with fortnightly workshops held in Warragul and Bairnsdale
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Education Support.
- Integration aide
- Teachers aide
- School office administration in any educational facility (primary, secondary schools & tertiary) in private, public or specialist schools
Opportunities for Further Study
- CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support
- CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
Students must be a minimum of 17 years of age to be considered for enrolment into this course.
Students will need access to a computer and internet connection. This may be obtained from any Federation Training campus.
VET Student LoansNot Applicable
This course is online, but we will be offering 1 in class session a month (TBA)
First orientation workshop TBA
PlacementMinimum of 100 hours
Placement is arranged by: Institute
Pathway to Industry Licence
This is a pathway to the Certificate IV Education Support and then Bachelor of Teaching.
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Optional textbook: "Supporting Education:The Teaching Assistant's Handbook" by Karen Kearns, Pearson publishers, 2012. Individuals are to obtain this book online.
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
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Provide first aid
Participate in workplace health and safety
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
Contribute to the health and safety of students
Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
Comply with school administrative requirements
Work effectively with students and colleagues
Support the development of numeracy skills
Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
Assist in implementation of planned educational programs
Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
Support behaviour of children and young people
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Work with diverse people
Practical class and placement experiences, projects, written assessments, online quizzes.