Course Start Date
13 Jul 2021
36 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Education Support will get you qualified as an in-demand learning support officer or teacher aide in the evolving education sector. Learn how to support students with varying and additional needs to get the most out of study and make a difference in the lives of young people.
This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work you will learn to:
- Contribute to the preparation and implementation of classroom programs and lesson plans
- Identify student development opportunities
- Respond to behaviour and specific needs
- Apply curriculum
- Record and assess student progress
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes you need to get ahead:
- Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
- Patience, responsibility and compassion
- Passion for education and helping others to learn
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
- A nationally recognised qualification at certificate III level
- Teacher's aide
- School learning support officer in public and private schools
- Education support worker in community education services
- Home tutor
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your education support expertise to the next level with the:
- Certificate IV in Education Support
Launch your career as a teacher with a direct pathways to the Bachelor of Education primary or secondary
There has been demand for teacher aides since 2011 with significant continued job growth expected through to 2023. An anticipated 85,000 jobs will open over the next 5 years. Also in high-demand are teaching assistants in mainstream schools to support students with disability and learning difficulties. A qualification from a trusted educator like TAFE NSW will help you stand out from the crowd.
Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday, 23 June 2021||Time to be advised||Campbelltown Campus, Building B, Level 1, Room B1.18|
This is a full-time, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 21 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 26 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Revision and reflection, research, private study, additional workplace visit days.
You will need to complete a minimum of 18 full days in a registered school setting, which includes 8 visit days for a minimum of 6.5 hours per day, and a 2 week block work placement. Your work placement cannot be in a school where any family members are enrolled or in employment. Additional information will be provided to you in regards to workplacement at your orientation session.
Complete a 'Working with Children Check'- Anyone engaging in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free). Visit: https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-working-children-check.
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.
All students are required to complete 18 full days in the workplace. This is recorded in the workplace document and then verified by the workplace supervisor and TAFE supervisor . On work placement you will need to succesfully demonstrate evidence of your professional and practical skills that meet the performance criteria. Students will be required to wear WHS appropriate clothing in the workplace.
Students will need to access to a computer and internet.
It is desirable to have the following skills to sucessfully complete the course:
- sound level of literacty skills, prefrably an LLN level of 3
- sound numeracy skills
- good organisastional skills
- good time management skills
- ability t to complete self directed study
- sound computer skills including but not limited to the ability to use microsoft office, microsoft word, microsoft powerpoint, internet explorer.
- ability to stick to deadlines
- ability to use feedback to improve your skills
- confidence conversing with both adults and children
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesdays from 9.30am to 2.00pm and Wednesdays from 9:30am to 2:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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?
In addition to the course fee, 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 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. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 13 79 74.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|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|
|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|
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