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Certificate III in Education Support

National Course Code: CHC30213

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Education Support enables you to work as an in-demand learning support officer or teachers aide. Assist students with varying and additional needs so they get the most out of study and make a difference in the lives of children and young people.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Contribute to the preparation and implementation of classroom programs and lesson plans
  • Identify student development opportunities
  • Work with children and young people with diverse needs
  • Apply curriculum
  • Record and assess student progress
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and school staff

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience, responsibility and compassion
  • Passion for education and helping others learn

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities

  • Teachers aide
  • School learning support officer in public and private schools
  • Education support worker in community education services
  • Home tutor

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV in Education Support

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Locations

This course is currently available at 53 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this field have:

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience and a sense of responsibility
  • Empathy and are passionate about helping others learn

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

You will be provided a range of authentic assessment experiences including:

  • Knowledge tasks: quizzes, short answer questions, case studies, written tasks, research projects
  • Practical tasks: interviews, role-plays, creative projects, presentations, practical demonstrations
  • Workplace assessment tasks: written tasks, reflective journals, verbal or written questioning, practical demonstrations, workplace portfolios

From a legislative standpoint, you don't need a qualification to work as a teacher's aide or school learning support officer. However, most employers demand the Certificate III or IV course as a minimum requirement.

This course provides you with the foundational skills you need to make an impact in your work.

If you are considering becoming a teacher this is a great entry level qualification to provide clarity on your future career.

The Certificate IV level course provides you with a greater depth of practical learning. You will gain higher employability skills and direct pathway to enrolling in a degree course.

To enhance your study experience, additional outside-of-the-classroom learning opportunities may be provided, including: visits to schools, preschools and kindergartens, or visits to various support and intervention services.

Incursions may also be offered as part of your learning experience and may include specialist guest speakers.

Access to excursions and incursions are dependent on your campus location and if you are studying online.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Contributing to the preparation and implementation of classroom programs and lesson plans
  • Identifying individual development and learning needs
  • Responding to behaviour and learning needs
  • Applying curriculum and supporting learning
  • English language and numeracy skills
  • Recording and assessing childrens learning
  • Information Technology skills
  • Communication skills

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical, hands-on learning. You will work on real world projects, including:

  • Supporting children and young peoples' learning and development, particularly their literacy, oral language and numeracy skills
  • Gathering information about learners, recording their progress and using the findings to inform individual education plans and support strategies
  • Assessing student needs to identify, design and develop safe and appropriate hands-on resources to support student learning in the classroom

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on campus study environments - industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and employability. Student facilities, amenities and support services including:

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
  • NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor

This is a large and fast growing industry. The Certificate III in Education Support can lead to a rewarding career as a:

  • Teacher's aide
  • School learning support officer in public and independent schools
  • Education support worker in community education services
  • Home tutor

There are several types of school learning support officer roles; including:

  • General school learning support officer
  • School learning support officer - pre-school
  • School learning support officer - braille transcriber
  • School learning support officer - sign interpreter
  • School learning support officer - ethnic

Once you gain employment in the industry, your employer may ask you to complete some or all of the legislative requirements:

  • National police check
  • Working with children check
  • First aid certificate
  • Psychometric or aptitude test
  • Mandatory training including:
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Code of conduct
    • Child protection awareness training
    • Work Health and Safety induction
    • Corruption prevention training
    • Emergency care

This course supports you with employability skills to meet the growing demands of industry.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • On campus, Combination, Virtual classroom on campus, Virtual classroom off campus
  • Full Time, Part Time, Variable
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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