Certificate III in Education Support
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Mount Gambier||No||Full-time internal, 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; 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 TAFE SATAFE SA is the largest provider of vocational education and training (VET) in South Australia delivering more than 1,000 courses to an average of 80,000 students per year at campuses across the State.
TAFE SA offers training across more than 80 activity and industry-related areas with a wide range of quality courses and flexible study options to suit personal needs.
Provider CRICOS: 00092B RTO code: 41026;HE
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30213
- Full-time internal = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 1.5 years
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.