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Overview

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Not available for international students.

Course code:

CHC30213

Next available intakes:

July, February, April

Course length:

Full Time: 18 weeks

Campus:

Chadstone, St Kilda Road

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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Course structure

Start dates:
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.

ASSESSMENT

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

SUBJECTS

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

Code Name
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS002Assist in implementation of planned educational programs
CHCEDS003Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS004Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCEDS005Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS007Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
CHCEDS012Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCEDS013Use an e-learning management system
CHCEDS014Support students with English as a second language
CHCEDS016Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment
HLTAID003Provide first aid

Entry requirements

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

Upon completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support.

PATHWAYS

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.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

-Education support worker
-Education support officer (ESO)
-Learning support officer (LSO)
-Teachers' aide
-Integration aide
-Education assistant
-Language and literacy worker
-Note taker
-Tutor


How to apply

DIRECT

Apply Now

Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$6,241.00

Government subsidised

$2,608.00

Concession

$521.60

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.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Education Support Open Days

At Holmesglen, we understand that everyone is an individual, with different learning styles and goals. Our education programs focus on developing the practical skills you need to be a strong, independent individual. This session will provide you information on the Certificate III in Education Support and how we can assist you to discover the skills you need to become an Education Support worker. The session starts promptly at 4pm. Visit us on Open Day to join us for a presentation by our experienced trainers, highlighting the Certificate III in Education Support, placement opportunities and pathway options. If you wish to attend the event at our Waverley campus for the Certificate IV in Education Support please register via the Early Childhood Education event page.

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Certificate IV in Education Support- Waverley Open Day This session will provide you with information on the Certificate IV in Education Support and how we can assist you to discover the skills you need to become an Education Support worker in areas including, early childhood education, primary and secondary schools, vocational and higher education and community education. Join us for a presentation by our experienced trainers, highlighting course details, placement opportunities and pathway options.

- , Thu, 08 Aug

Holmesglen Glen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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