Teacher Aides are currently in high demand. The nationally recognised Certificate III in Education Support will give you the core skills and training to assist teachers in a range of classroom contexts. With the education you receive in this certificate course, you will be able to make a valuable contribution to the education of young people, as well as enjoy a rewarding career.
Includes 100 hours industry placement to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and further develop your skills in a workplace setting.
26 Feb – 7th August 2020 (Melton)
Wednesdays & Fridays (2 days per week), plus work placement (Melton)
9:30am – 3:00pm
To be considered for enrolment in this program you must attend a pre-training interview.
At the interview, we will assess your eligibility for government assistance with tuition fees and provide you with an individual statement of fees.
For fee information click here
Training is delivered with the support of Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, subject to the eligibility of the individual.
How will you benefit?
With a Certificate III Education Support, you will be able to work as a professional in contexts such as:
|Education Assistant||Education Support Worker|
|Education Assistant (Special Needs)||Home Tutor|
|Language Worker||Literacy Worker|
|Teacher Aide||Teacher Assistant|
|Indigenous Language and Culture Teaching Assistant||Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Education Worker|
|Support Worker (for children with disabilities)||School Administration / Education Support Assistant|
|Disability Support Worker||Education Officer - Learner Support|
To download a printable flyer for the Certificate III in Education Support click here.
If you are interested in this course click https://djerriwarrh.org.au/contact/
There are no formal entry requirements although it is expected that students will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and moderate computer, internet and email skills. You will also need to demonstrate genuine compassion and empathy towards others.
This training program includes an additional industry placement component (minimum 100 hours) and you will need to have a Working with Children Check (must be be obtained by participant following acceptance into course).
Students are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to commence any accredited training in Australia. Please see staff if you need any advice on this matter.
Face to face classroom delivery
Specific Industry placement (100 hours)
All course materials are provided.
Examples of evidence gathering techniques that will be used :
Performance of role plays in a simulated environment
Portfolio – collection of documentation from each unit of competency and grouped together as a holistic assessment (This method will also validate progressive assessing of elements of competency from a variety of units or specific units of competency)
Trainer questions/feedback plus student feedback and questions
Performance and demonstration of competencies required in the workplace
Workplace activities and supervisor feedback
You need to have prior to placement
Working With Children Check
|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|
|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|
|CHCEDS008||Comply with school administrative requirements|
|CHCEDS012||Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas|
|CHCEDS014||Support students with English as a second language|
|CHCEDS016||Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|