Certificate III in Education Support
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Mildura||No||Flexible Delivery, Full-time internal, Part-time Block or Day Release, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
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. Plus electives.
About Sunraysia Institute of TAFESuniTAFE is a provider of vocational education and training in north-west Victoria and was a finalist in the Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year awards in both 2011 and 2012. The Institute enrols more than 9000 students annually, in over 350 courses, across 33 different industries.
A vast choice of programs is offered, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, apprenticeships, traineeships, short courses and specialised industry training. Courses are delivered through four regional campuses - Mildura, Swan Hill, Robinvale and Mallee (Ouyen).
Most graduates leave SuniTAFE with nationally recognised and industry endorsed qualifications. Students may also get credits towards associate degrees offered by selected Universities.
SuniTAFE has over 300 expert staff including experienced and qualified tutors and industry experts. SuniTAFE staff assess work, answer questions and provide guidance and encouragement. Student Support Services personnel are also on hand to offer support.
Provider CRICOS: 01985A RTO code: 4693
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30213
- Flexible Delivery
- Full-time internal = 2 years
- Part-time Block or Day Release
- Part-time internal
17 units: 12 core; 5 elective
No minimum education
Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. The following elective is required in some jurisdictions to meet legislative requirements for mandatory reporting of child abuse: Identify and respond to children and young people at risk. In some jurisdictions it is a condition of employment that Education Support Workers are competent in basic first aid.
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.