Course Start Date
19.8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Education Support gives you a competitive edge for gaining employment as a student learning and support officer. Support students with empathy and care and make a real difference in their lives as you help them reach their full potential.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Support students in their literacy and mathematics studies
- Contribute to the production of language resources
- Apply curriculum and support learning
- Reflect on and improve your own professional practice
- Work with school students with additional needs including autism spectrum disorder
- Understand and respond to behaviour
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
- Patience and a sense of responsibility
- A caring nature and passion for helping others learn
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Student learning and support officer in public and private schools
- Team leader opportunities in support learning
- Education support worker in community education services
- Home tutor
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of School Age Education and Care
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a part time day face to face course you will need to attend approximately 12.8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 1 year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete additional 4.3 hours study each week outside of class hours, including prescribed readings, research and follow up activities, assessment preparation, self-directed learning and private study, work placement extra curricula activities, school programs, induction and professional development meetings.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who want to work 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.
Cohorts can include existing workers, new to industry, and trainees. There are no licensing, legislative or certification requirements that apply to this qualification, however learners will need to be able to obtain a Working with Children Check to be able to undertake the work placement component of the course.
Students will need Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills at a level that allows them to be able to access to a computer and the internet and complete course work.
Industry strongly supports the use of work placements in the Community Services sector for a number of reasons:
-To strengthen the individuals experience of the workplace to support future expectations of performance in the workforce
-To develop practice skills and application of knowledge within the workplace promotes stronger embedding of learning
-To provide exposure to real workplace situations and circumstances which cannot be replicated in a learning environment or simulation
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
Specific student support will be provided for individual students on a needs basis. However, 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 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 3 hour workshop through Microsoft Teams Monday from 9.00am to 12.00pm and Wednesday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. 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?
TAFE NSW reserves the right to cancel a course if there are not enough enrolments and will aim to give participants as much notice as possible. If this course is cancelled you will receive a full refund. For further information relating to course enrolment please go tohttps://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/fees
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
|CHCEDS021||Assist in facilitation of student learning|
|CHCEDS001||Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment|
|CHCEDS025||Facilitate learning for students with disabilities|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCEDS032-UNGRADED||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour|
|CHCEDS024||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCEDS022||Work with students in need of additional support|
|CHCEDS031||Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder|
|CHCLLN001||Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs|
|CHCEDS023||Supervise students outside the classroom|
|CHCEDS020||Support students' literacy learning|
|CHCEDS019||Support students' mathematics learning|
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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