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This is an exciting career path offering the opportunity to supervise or provide leadership to other education support staff or volunteers.
Build on your existing education support skills and knowledge to broaden your career opportunities in a range of education settings. This is an ideal opportunity if you have completed the Certificate III in Education Support or you are currently working in the field.
As a traineeship, you will gain skills and knowledge while working in the education support environment.
Upon successful completion, you will be equipped to gain employment in a leadership role in Education Support.
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.
You must be employed as a trainee with a registered employer in a relevant industry and be at least 17 years old.
You need to be employed in this field as a trainee before commencing this course.
If you are currently not employed in this field please contact the Skills and Jobs Centre for further advice.
To be eligible for this qualification, you must successfully complete 17 units: 12 core and 5 elective.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||40||$0.00|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||25||$0.00|
|CHCECE006||Support Behaviour of Children and Young People||30||$0.00|
|CHCEDS001||Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment||35||$0.00|
|CHCEDS021||Assist in facilitation of student learning||50||$0.00|
|CHCEDS022||Work with students in need of additional support||50||$0.00|
|CHCEDS024||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education||55||$0.00|
|CHCEDS025||Facilitate learning for students with disabilities||50||$0.00|
|CHCEDS032||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour||55||$0.00|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||120||$0.00|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk||40||$0.00|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in Workplace Health and Safety||20||$0.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|CHCEDS019||Support students' mathematics learning||45||$0.00|
|CHCEDS020||Support students' literacy learning||40||$0.00|
|CHCEDS023||Supervise students outside the classroom||40||$0.00|
|CHCEDS026||Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs||45||$0.00|
|CHCEDS031||Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder||50||$0.00|
|CHCLLN001||Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs||45||$0.00|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||18||$50.00|
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).
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)||$3,150.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$12,765.00|
Students who are eligible for Victorian government-subsidised training 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 or chat with our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911, or visit a SWTAFE Campus.
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)||$272.00|
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
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 an apprenticeship or traineeship with us.
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