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Offering Info

Certificate III in Education Support

  • National Course Code: CHC30213
  • TAFE NSW code: CHC30213-01V03-20MIL-470

Location – Miller

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

07 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

25

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENS SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Childrens Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

2. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

3. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
Meet NSW Healths - Criminal Record Check requirements;
Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Healths requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

4. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • A Working with Children Check will be required prior to going on work placement. To apply for a Working With Children Check, complete the application at www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au. If you are in paid work in a child related industry you will need to pay a fee of $80. Volunteers or students pay $0. Please bring a copy of your Working With Children Check on your first day.
  • You will be required to purchase the text book "Supporting education. A teaching assistants handbook", by Karen Kearns
  • You will be required to have sufficient literacy skills to demonstrate your knowledge evidence through written assessments both in the classroom and on work placement, and have sufficient communication skills to present your work to others in oral presentations.
  • Students will need to access to a computer and internet.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Dates: Thursday 7th, 14th of November 2019, OR, Thursday 21st, 28th of November 2019, OR, Thursday 5th December 2019
Time: 1:00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Miller in Building C, Ground Level, Room CG15

OR

Date: Tuesday 10th, Thursday 12th December 2019, OR, Tuesday 21st, Thursday 23rd January 2020
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Miller in Building C, Ground Level, Room CG15

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a flexible, blended delivery course. The delivery of this course supports learners to attend face to face, yet study flexibly outside of classroom hours for the majority of the delivery.

  • Weeks 1-6 - you will attend TAFE for up to 2 days per week, from weeks
  • Weeks 7-12 - you will attend TAFE 2 days per week, and attend a school 2 days per week,
  • Week 13 onwards - you will attend a school for 5 full days per week for work placement. Work place coordinators will organise the placement in the School for each student. Students are not permitted to organise their own work place professional experience.

    As this is a flexible delivery course, it is anticipated you may also be required to spend approximately 20 hours per unit completing readings and research, 4 hours reflection and revision of concepts, and approximately 12 hours per unit to complete your assessment tasks.

    For any enquiries, please contact Customer Service on 13 7974.

    IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

    This course offering is designed for people who:
  • Are school leavers, new entrant workers and those returning to workforce after a period of unemployment. Learners may enter this qualification with no prerequisites. The main learner cohort that this qualification attracts is mature aged learners returning to the workforce after a period of unemployment. The majority of these learners have significant family commitments.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

    Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.

    We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

    As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

    • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is designed for flexible learning and sessions are on Friday from 10.00am to 2:30pm. You may also be required to attend tutorials each Thursday morning 10:00am - 12:00pm, and/or other library workshops to support your learning.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the commencement date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.

Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption.


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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 13 7974.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS002 Assist in implementation of planned educational programs
CHCEDS003 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS004 Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS007 Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
Elective Units
Number Title
CHCEDS008 Comply with school administrative requirements
CHCEDS012 Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCEDS016 Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Miller
Cnr Hoxton Park & Banks Roads, Miller
Phone 131 601

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