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This course has been designed by experienced educators to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become an education support worker within a range of educational settings.
You will learn how to: support students with literacy and numeracy skills, cater for the different learning styles, put into practise support behaviour strategies and apply the principles of inclusion and diversity.
Completion will qualify you as an education support worker in the following educational environments: primary, secondary, tertiary, specialist and early childhood settings.
Your learning is complemented by 100 hours of practical placement in an educational workplace throughout the duration of the course.
This is a Free TAFE course
Students who are eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training may not have to pay course tuition fees when they enrol in a Free TAFE course.
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Chadstone - February and July
St Kild Road - April
To receive this qualification you must complete twelve core units and five elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from the education sector.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
This course features an online component. You will be supported in developing the skills necessary to undertake online learning.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Support behaviour of children and young people
Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
Assist in implementation of planned educational programs
Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
Support the development of numeracy skills
Work effectively with students and colleagues
Contribute to the health and safety of students
Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
Use an e-learning management system
Support students with English as a second language
Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment
| Code || Name |
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|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|
|CHCEDS002||Assist in implementation of planned educational programs|
|CHCEDS003||Contribute to student education in all developmental domains|
|CHCEDS004||Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre|
|CHCEDS005||Support the development of literacy and oral language skills|
|CHCEDS006||Support the development of numeracy skills|
|CHCEDS007||Work effectively with students and colleagues|
|CHCEDS017||Contribute to the health and safety of students|
|CHCEDS018||Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment|
|CHCEDS012||Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas|
|CHCEDS013||Use an e-learning management system|
|CHCEDS014||Support students with English as a second language|
|CHCEDS016||Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
There are no formal entry requirements.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
Upon completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support.
If you wish to further your studies, you may continue in the Certificate IV in Education Support, Certificate IV in Disability or the Bachelor of Education.
-Education support worker
-Education support officer (ESO)
-Learning support officer (LSO)
-Language and literacy worker
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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