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Work with children and teachers to enhance learning in school environments.
You will have the opportunity to undertake a wide variety of tasks in the classroom and school setting to contextualise 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. A key focus of this course is on supporting students with special needs, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In addition you will develop an awareness of diversity in the education sector and wider community and understand the need to promote cultural safety.
You will gain the knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- Contributing to and implementing behaviour management plans
- Understanding and applying legal and ethical requirements
- Contributing to and implementing documented education plans for students with additional needs
- Identifying and responding to children and young people at risk
- Working effectively with students with a diverse range of additional needs, and
- Participating in workplace health and safety.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate II or Certificate III|
A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course. A total of 230 hours of work placement and associated activities over two placements of 15 days will include practical skills development, written evidence tasks, resource development and collaboration with a supervising teacher or mentor.
Please note that our Geraldton Campus does not offer a Semester 2 intake for this qualification.
Enrolments for Semester 2 are available at our Carnarvon Campus.
Education Environment requires a National Police History Check (over 18) - from the Department of Education and Training W.A, visit their website for more information, here(opens in a new tab) .
Please note that the National Police History Check clearance must be current (six months old or less at the time of Work Placement).
Job opportunities include:
- Education Assistant
- Education Assistant (culturally diverse school)
- Indigenous Language and Culture Teaching Assistant
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Officer
- Education Officer
Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here.
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