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|Study Mode||Full-time, On Campus, Online, Workshops|
|Timetable||Two days a week on campus. Wednesday-Thursday 9am - 4pm|
This nationally recognised education support qualification 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.
During this course, you will gain hands-on skills and experience in:
Face to face classroom participation 2 days a week from 9am to 4pm on a Wednesday and Thursday.
Assessment will be completed and uploaded to SWTAFE Online, learning resources will be supplied.
Students will complete 100 hours of mandatory placement. The structure of the placement will be negotiated with each student, but they are encouraged to spread their time in the workplace over the full duration of the course.
After completion of this course, you may choose to advance your skills and continue further study in the Certificate IV in School Based Education Support. Gain employment as an educational support worker within an educational setting. Alternatively undertake a Bachelor of Education.
You will be required to undertake 100 hours of work placement during the course. Placement will be arranged by SWTAFE. Placement will be Monday and/or Tuesday. Placement will commence in the term 2/3 after completion of 6 units.
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 15 units: 10 core and 5 elective.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||40||$0.00|
|CHCEDS033||Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment||35||$0.00|
|CHCEDS034||Contribute to the planning and implementation of educational programs||70||$0.00|
|CHCEDS035||Contribute to student education in all developmental domains||60||$0.00|
|CHCEDS036||Support the development of literacy and oral language skills||55||$0.00|
|CHCEDS037||Support the development of numeracy skills||60||$0.00|
|CHCEDS057||Support students with additional needs in the classroom||85||$0.00|
|CHCEDS059||Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students||30||$0.00|
|CHCEDS060||Work effectively with students and colleagues||50||$0.00|
|CHCEDS061||Support responsible student behaviour||45||$0.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|CHCEDS040||Search and access online information||30||$0.00|
|CHCEDS041||Set up and sustain learning areas||45||$0.00|
|CHCEDS048||Work with students in need of additional learning support||70||$0.00|
|CHCEDS049||Supervise students outside the classroom||40||$0.00|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk||40||$0.00|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
A USI is a nationally recognised reference number that provides an online record of your training qualifications gained in Australia.
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FEES AND ELIGIBILITY
The fees listed below are indicative only. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Course fees by student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$2,645.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$10,710.00|
Students who are eligible for Free TAFE place will not pay course tuition fees for the duration of their enrolment in this course, however, there may be some consumable/material fees for the course (find out more below). The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Find out more about Free TAFE courses and eligibility or contact our Customer Service team.
A Free TAFE Pathways Program is a group of courses that complement each other to help you continue to train for the career and industry you may wish to work in. For eligible students, these courses are tuition fee free. Depending on the course, you may still be required to pay material fees. The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Find out more about the Free TAFE Pathways Program and eligibility or contact us.
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees||Indicative Course Fee|
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)||$240.00|
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
You have three options when organising your payment:
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.
If need any assistance with applying, contact our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.
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