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CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

National ID: CHC30213 | State ID: J588

Would you like to work in a school environment?Are you interested in supporting students to develop their literacy and numeracy skills? Or supporting students with additional needs?

With a  Certificate III in Education Support you will gain knowledge required to support students and assist teacher's to deliver education programs. You will have the opportunity to undertake a wide variety of tasks in the classroom and school setting to contextualize this knowledge and improve your practical skills.

This qualification is nationally recognised, providing you with future job opportunities to gain employment in the education sector. It is aimed at workers who provide assistance and support to teachers and students in a range of educational settings. These may include public, Catholic and independent schools and community education centres.

You will learn how to effectively communicate with students and colleagues, provide support to students in developing their literacy and numeracy skills and learn how to work collaboratively as part of an educational team. As part of this qualification you will undertake supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You will gain the following skills:

  • Improving literacy and numeracy in classrooms
  • Understanding and applying legal and ethical requirements
  • Integrating Information Communication Technology (ICT) across the curriculum
  • Implementing planned education programs for students with additional needs
  • Working effectively with culturally diverse students and staff, and
  • Contributing to the safety and health of students.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

 

Education Environment requires a National Police History Check (over 18’s)   -   from the Department of Education and Training W.A. Check the website - http://www.det.wa.edu.au/screening/detcms/portal/

Please note that the National Police History Check clearance must be current (six months old or less at the time of Work Placement.

Work placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.

Important information

Education Support at Northam

Our Northam Campus offers a unique and flexible approach to the delivery of this course.  Northam offers the Certificate III and Certificate IV Education Support qualifications as a DUAL QUALIFICATION. Take advantage of the flexibility now.
Our Northam Campus offers flexible online delivery with no compulsory attendance on campus;

  • continuous enrolment - enrol any time;
  • self-paced learning working in your won time and catering to your individual needs;
  • flexible assessment, which takes your prior knowledge and experience into account;
  • lecturer support is available and we pride ourselves on providing quick solutions; timely feedback on all assignment work.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities include: education assistant/teacher assistant, education assistant (special needs, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Education Officer  (AIEO)).

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round, 2019

Carnarvon - Self-Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Carnarvon
How External mode
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Exmouth Campus - Self-Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Exmouth Campus
How External mode
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Geraldton Campus - Self-Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How External mode
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Northam Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How External mode
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Semester 1, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 year/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated July 22, 2019