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Certificate III in Education Support

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The Certificate III in Education Support has become a very popular teacher's assistant course in Australia. It's a nationally recognised education support course which has a special focus on assisting a teacher in a range of different classroom contexts.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
12 months full-time
Course Code
CHC30213
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$1,970 total

About this course

The Certificate III in Education Support has become a very popular teacher's assistant course in Australia. It's a nationally recognised education support course which has a special focus on assisting a teacher in a range of different classroom contexts.

This qualification has been particularly popular among parents who are looking for a rewarding career. It involves assisting a teacher in the classroom and contributing to the overall growth and development of children. Education Support roles typically work during 'school hours' that fit in with parents that look after their own children.

It is also a great course to undertake during your gap year. It provides an excellent grounding if you wish to continue to study teaching at university.

We also offer this course as a traineeship, enabling you to earn while you learn.

Entry requirements

Places for this FREE TAFE course are now capped and a selection process will apply for all places in 2020.

Entry Requirements for this course include;

  • All applicants will complete a literacy and numeracy assessment
  • All applicants must be interviewed by teaching department
  • All applicants are required to have a Working With Children Check
  • First Aid certificate required (must be current at time of completion of course).
    First Aid unit is not offered as a timetabled unit, applicants will be responsible for their completion of this unit.

Study locations

Hamilton

Warrnambool

Colac

Portland

Online

What you will learn

During this course, you will gain hands-on skills and experience in:

  • supporting numeracy skill development
  • how to work with students and colleagues
  • supporting learning for students with disabilities
  • supporting students with additional needs
  • supporting the behaviours of children and young people
  • assisting in the implementation of planned educational programs
  • contribute to the organisation and management of the classroom
  • supporting the development of literacy and oral language skills

Career pathways

  • Education assistant
  • Education support worker
  • Literacy worker
  • Teacher aide
  • Teacher assistant

How to apply

There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.

  1. Apply - complete a short online application form. Once this form is submitted we'll send you a thank you email.
  2. Get ready - your thank-you email will contain links to a pre-training review, to a unique student identifier and to government-subsidised training eligibility.
  3. Chat with your teacher - your teacher or course specialist will contact you about your Pre-Training Review outcomes and additional course information.
  4. Enrol - after chatting with your teacher, you will receive an email with your enrolment form and a link to verify your identity.
  5. Sign - once you've completed your enrolment, you will receive a declaration form to review and sign.

If need any assistance with applying, contact our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.