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The Certificate IV in Education Support will give you the skills to work in a range of education and school settings that provide assistance and support to teachers to facilitate students learning under broad based supervision.
The course will suit those working or intending to work in education support areas, including early childhood education, primary and secondary schools, vocational and higher education and community education.
Your learning is complemented by 100 hours of industry 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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To receive this qualification you must complete 12 core units and five elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
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 facilitation of student learning
Work with students in need of additional support
Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Participate in workplace health and safety
Support students' mathematics learning
Support students' literacy learning
Supervise students outside the classroom
Support flexible learning in an education 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|
|CHCEDS021||Assist in facilitation of student learning|
|CHCEDS022||Work with students in need of additional support|
|CHCEDS024||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education|
|CHCEDS025||Facilitate learning for students with disabilities|
|CHCEDS032||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCEDS019||Support students' mathematics learning|
|CHCEDS020||Support students' literacy learning|
|CHCEDS023||Supervise students outside the classroom|
|CHCEDS027||Support flexible learning in an education environment|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
- Working with Children Check
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
After completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.
Graduates of this course can go on to study the Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching.
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education officer
- Indigenous language and culture teaching assistant
- Education assistant
- Education support worker
- Support worker (children with disabilities)
- Language and literacy worker
- Teacher's aid
- Teacher assistant
- Home tutor
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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.
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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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