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Education Support Courses

Education Support assists students with special learning needs in primary, secondary and specialist settings. Study online for a Cert III in Education Support.

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Certificate IV in Education Support

The Certificate IV in Education Support qualification provides skills in being able to assist students in an educational setting with their learning needs. It also provides knowledge and understanding of the complexity of working with diverse student groups and the policies and procedures that are applied in an educational setting. This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings including workers who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.

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Education Support jobs

Different education support qualifications offer a range of employment opportunities.

Aboriginal Education Support Officer

The Cert III in Education Support can qualify you as an Aboriginal Education Support Officer. In this role you'll work closely with teachers to develop culturally appropriate resources and programs for Aboriginal students. You will work with teachers to assist Aboriginal students achieve their full potential and keep the local Aboriginal community informed of students' progress and achievements, and of events such as parent meetings, school activities, new programs and other changes.

The TAFE NSW Online learning system ‘Canvas’ lets you study wherever and whenever you like all on your laptop, tablet or smartphone

In fact it’s the only program of its kind that is optimised for smartphone. The easy to use interface has all the readings, course notes, videos and support material for each level built in.

Everything is designed to help you stick to your study schedule, pass the course and upgrade to the career of your dreams. There’s a personalised dashboard for tracking your progress, and a diary to help you manage your study around your everyday life. You can set up notifications on email, SMS, Facebook and Twitter. So you’ll always know when an assignment is due, it’ll even chase you up if you forget!

Want to try it for yourself?

Our Preparing for TAFE Online study short course is designed specifically to help you plan to succeed with your learning online.