Education Services

A career in education support is fulfilling and will challenge you as you help to support children to develop confidence, new skills and independence. Education Support courses will enable you to assist teaching staff in schools and provide care and supervision for children with special learning and physical needs from kindergarten to Year 12. You’ll gain the skills to enhance the social, emotional, psychological, cognitive and language development of children.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
CHC30213 J588 Education Support Certificate III Carnarvon
Exmouth Campus
Geraldton Campus
Northam Campus
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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! 

CHC40213 J590 Education Support Certificate IV Carnarvon
Geraldton Campus
Northam Campus
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Would you like to work with children helping to enhance their learning in a school environment?

With a Certificate IV in Education Support you will gain the knowledge required to support students and assist teachers' education programs, with a focus on supporting students with additional needs, learning disabilities and/or challenging behaviours. 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 knolwedge 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.
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! 

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Page last updated August 15, 2018