Part Time Day
Course Start Date
13 Jul 2021
19.7 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, 09 June 2021||5.00pm||Microsoft TEAMS meeting - use this link: https://bit.ly/3aMuDnT|
|Wednesday, 16 June 2021||5.00pm||Microsoft TEAMS meeting - use this link: https://bit.ly/334d3qZ|
|Wednesday, 23 June 2021||5.00pm||Microsoft TEAMS meeting - use this link: https://bit.ly/2R5SQyD|
This is a part-time day blended course. You will need to attend approximately 13.4 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 38 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6.4 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 5.7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment preparation, research and readings.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Our goal throughout the enrolment pathway is to connect you to the right course to enable you to achieve the right outcomes for you.
A day working in a school setting involves supporting childrens wellbeing, learning and development through play and leisure. If you are passionate about supporting childrens growth and about your own career progression this course will help you to reach your goals.
Important aspects to consider for working effectively within this job role include:
- Are you patient
- Do you have good communication skills- both verbal and written
- Are you energetic and passionate about children and adolescents
- Are you able to work well within a team environment
- Are you professional and ethical
These attributes will support you in this role.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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
We can also support you to manage any other issues such as reasonable adjustment to accommodate any language literacy or numeracy (LLN) concerns or if you have a disability. Please chat privately to one of our TAFE staff who can direct you to the best person to support your learning journey. 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)
- 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 Tuesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 2.30pm. 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?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid, students will need to purchase the TAFE first aid book at a cost of $25. Purchase Recommended text: Author Karen Kearns (2019) Supporting Education 3rd Edition (ISBN 9780170419642) Publisher Cengage Learning Australia approx. $95
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
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 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|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|
|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|
|CHCEDS031||Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|CHCEDS025||Facilitate learning for students with disabilities|
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.Enrol Now
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