Course Start Date
36 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This course is superseded.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 flexible, connected delivery course. The delivery of this offering supports learners to attend face to face classes, yet study flexibly outside of classroom hours for the majority of the delivery.
You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for one Semester. As this is a connected 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.
You will need to complete approximately 20 full days in a School setting to complete the work placement requirements. This is approximately 6 hours per day, according to the needs and hours of the school.
If you are interested in this course, please click on Apply Now, and someone from the teaching section will be in contact with you with more information.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
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 classes, yet study flexibly outside of classroom hours for the majority of the delivery.
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.
Proposed attendance: This is a connected delivery course. Theory classes will run on Fridays from 9.30am-2.00pm, and Mondays from 2.00-4.00pm for one semester.
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 are recommended to purchase the text book "Supporting education. A teaching assistants handbook (2nd edition)", by Karen Kearns.
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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
|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|
|CHCEDS024||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education|
|CHCEDS025||Facilitate learning for students with disabilities|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCEDS021||Assist in facilitation of student learning|
|CHCEDS022||Work with students in need of additional support|
|CHCEDS032-UNGRADED||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCEDS019||Support students' mathematics learning|
|CHCEDS020||Support students' literacy learning|
|CHCEDS026||Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs|
|CHCEDS031||Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder|
|CHCEDS023||Supervise students outside the classroom|
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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