Course Start Date
29 Jan 2020
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Tuesday 10 December 2019 from 10 am to 11 am Or
Tuesday 10 December 2019 from 6pm to 7 pm Or
Thursday 12 December 2019 from 10 am to 11 am Or
Thursday 12 December 2019 from 6 pm to 7 pm Or
Tuesday 21 January 2021 at 10 am or 6 pm Or
Thursday 23 January 2021 at 10 am or 6 pm
TAFE NSW Nepean (Kingswood Campus)
Building I, Level 1, Music Room
12-44 OConnell Street (via Gate 2)
This is a Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 7.4 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 22 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 23.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including revision and reflection, research, private study, additional workplace visit days.
You will also attend a School for a minimim of 18 days x 6.5 hours per day. This will consist of a 2 week block of 10 days as well as an additional 4 weeks attending the School for 2 days per week, in addition to your 2 days per week at TAFE.
As this is a blended 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.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- This qualification is targeted at 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.
- The delivery of this offering supports learners to attend face to face, yet study flexibly outside of classroom hours for the majority of the delivery.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- 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.
The following additional support is provided for this Student Group: Students will have access to learners support sessions timetabled during the week. These sessions provide individual support for literacy and vocational skills.
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 currently scheduled on Monday and Wednesday from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
You will be required to purchase the text book "Supporting education. A teaching assistants handbook" by Karen Kearns
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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 RecognitionIncidental Cost
- Student Association - $20.00
Enrolling 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 131 870.
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|CHCEDS002||Assist in implementation of planned educational programs|
|CHCEDS004||Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre|
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCEDS007||Work effectively with students and colleagues|
|CHCEDS003||Contribute to student education in all developmental domains|
|CHCEDS006||Support the development of numeracy skills|
|CHCEDS005||Support the development of literacy and oral language skills|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCEDS017||Contribute to the health and safety of students|
|CHCEDS001||Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment|
|CHCEDS018||Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|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|
|CHCEDS008||Comply with school administrative requirements|
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.Apply Now
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601
Download Course Brochure
Enter your details to make an enquiry and receive the course brochure