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This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care and supervision for children from kindergarten to Year 10. You will learn how to implement planned education programs, assist students in their learning and development, contribute to the safety and health of students and support students with additional needs.
You will also learn how to work with children and young people at risk of harm, work effectively with culturally diverse students, families and co-workers and gain an introductory knowledge into working with children with special needs. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.
This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.
Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.
Flexible study is available to be commenced all year round.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
The training package does not specify any mandatory entry requirements into this course. However prospective students should note that a mandatory part of the course requires you to participate and complete a supervised work placement, in a suitable environment that provides the services in your selected area of study. Before you commence work placement, you may be required to obtain a police clearance (approximately $72).
Please check when you enquire as to whether a police clearance is required for your work placement. It is strongly recommended you also consult with your doctor about having a flu vaccination. Further information on work placement requirements can be obtained from the CHC Training Package Implementation Guide This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply. Not all study modes are offered at all campuses.
Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an education assistant working with students in mainstream classrooms and students with additional needs.
Certificate IV in Education Support
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