Certificate III in Education Support
Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)
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This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It 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.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Support behaviour of children and young people; Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment; Assist implementation of planned educational programs; Contribute to student education in all developmental domains; Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre; Support the development of literacy and oral language skills; Support the development of numeracy skills; Work effectively with students and colleagues; Contribute to the health and safety of students; Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Plus electives.
About Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)The Canberra Institute of Technology is a large multi-campus provider of a wide range of vocational education and training programs. CIT offers over 400 programs at different levels through six campuses across Canberra.
The CIT also offers a range of courses at its Learning Centres at Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and Reid. Students will be able to study in these centres at their own pace and at times that suit them. The centres aim to offer all the specialist support students will need for successful study.
CIT Award programs are endorsed by industry and accredited by the CIT Advisory Council under delegation from the ACT Accreditation and Registration Council.
Studying at CIT is different from the school or university systems. Unlike universities, which offer a more general and theory-based education, CIT focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge for jobs. CIT aims to provide quality programs and services, relevant curricula and modern facilities.
CIT programs cater for full or part-time students as well as people in either full-time or part-time employment. Some courses can be studied online or at an individual pace via one of the flexible Learning Centres. CIT classes are small, the average size being 20 students.
Courses are run only if there are enough students and resources. Each course has its own entry requirements. Selection criteria and/or selection processes apply to many high demand programs.
CIT offers traineeship programs which are advertised in local newspapers. VET FEE-HELP and FEE-HELP is available for eligible programs where students meet the requirements.
Provider CRICOS: 00001K RTO code: 0101;HE
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30213
- Full-time internal
17 units: 12 core; 5 elective
Life after Study
Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.
Education aides assist teachers with the supervision and support of students and the delivery of learning programmes. They also provide support and assistance to students with special needs, including those with physical or intellectual disabilities, or behavioural issues.