We’re developing the next generation of child care and education professionals with the right set of skills for the 21st Century.
This is qualification is Australia’s most current, nationally-recognised, education support course where you will learn how to help and assist children learn and grow in a range of education settings.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
About this course
This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.
The Certificate III in Education support provides individuals currently employed within the education support sector the possibility to gain skills to formalise their knowledge or to expand their career opportunities through a Nationally Recognised Training qualification. It is also perfect for individuals that have an interest in working with children as a Teaching Assistant and who wish to pursue a career within the field.
How much will it cost me?
Fee for Service
Courses from $2,400.
What if I have studied before?
If you have existing knowledge or skills relating to the requirements of this course you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). RPL may be granted for knowledge or skills obtained through prior education, training, work and life experiences.
If granted, you may be eligible for credit towards this course, allowing you to finish your study sooner.
Pathways in Early Childhood Education & Care
Clients may work with teachers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings.
This qualification has pathways into further study; Certificate IV in Education Support Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Education Worker
- Education Assistant
- Education Assistant (Special Needs)
- Education Support Officer
- Education Support Worker
- Home Tutor
- Homeland Teaching Assistant
- Language Worker
- Literacy Worker
- Support Worker (Working with Children with Disabilities)
- School Learning Support Officer
- Teacher Aide
- Teacher assistant
This course is made up of 17 units of study, these are divided into 12 core units, and 5 elective units. Our range of electives is based on our experience, knowledge and understanding of what employers and the industry are looking for.
|CORE UNITS |
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCEDS001||Comply with legislative policy and industrial requirements in the education environment|
|CHCEDS002||Assist 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|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|5 ELECTIVES OF CHOICE|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate care for children|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCEDS008||Comply with school administrative requirements|
|CHCEDS015||Support development of student research skills|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety|
This course is offered as both full time and part time either on campus or through our blended learning model. Through our blended learning model you will receive course materials to work through at your own pace as well as attend practical training seminars as required.
As part of this course, you will also have the opportunity to experience real life situations through work placement. Whichever delivery method you choose, our experienced trainers will support you every step of the way.
- Study on Campus
- Work Placement
- Study Online
- Full Time Available
- Part Time Available