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Support children throughout their schooling

Teacher Aides are an important part of the school community, offering additional support to students and teachers. This qualification is delivered by our specialist team at TAFE Queensland Online (TOL). More people complete their online courses with TAFE Queensland Online, than with any other online education provider in Australia. Please visit TAFE Queensland Online for further information or to enquire. Course details

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LOCATION/S

TOL

Key dates and info

DURATION

Workplace: Please refer to TAFE Queensland Online for further information

Course details

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How to enrol

Unique Student Identifier (USI) - Student Information

From 1 January 2015 if you are undertaking a nationally recognised program at TAFE Queensland you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Learn all about the USI and how to get your USI for your study.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
TOL Workplace

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry requirements, however you should refer to TAFE Queensland Online for further information about selection criteria.

Resources required

You will require access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online systems, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at a number of TAFE Queensland locations.

Please refer to TAFE Queensland Online for further information.

Timetable

While the nominal term for full-time trainees is 24 months (2 years), students will generally undertake their units over a 15 month duration (5 terms).

This qualification is delivered by our specialist team at TAFE Queensland Online (TOL). More people complete their online courses with TAFE Queensland Online, than with any other online education provider in Australia. Please visit TAFE Queensland Online for further information.

Placement

Please refer to TAFE Queensland Online for further information.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 17 units in total, including 12 core units and 5 elective units.

Cluster 1
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Elective
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Elective
Cluster 2
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
Cluster 3
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment Core
CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills Core
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people Core
Cluster 4
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCEDS003 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains Core
CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills Core
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities Elective
Cluster 5
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCEDS004 Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre Core
CHCEDS002 Assist in implementation of planned educational programs Core
CHCEDS007 Work effectively with students and colleagues Core
CHCEDS013 Use an e-learning management system Elective
Available via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Only
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCEDS008 Comply with school administrative requirements Elective
CHCEDS011 Search and assess online information Elective
CHCEDS014 Support students with English as a second language Elective
CHCEDS015 Support development of student research skills Elective
CHCEDS016 Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment Elective
CHCEDS012 Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas Elective
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children Elective

Disclaimer

The elective units available may vary between locations, delivery modes and intakes.

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call TAFE Queensland Online on 1300 628 077. We're here to help.

For more information about the costs associated with undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship, please give us a call.

Outcome

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

Job prospects

  • Education Aides
  • Teacher Aide/Assistant

Are you ready to enrol?

If you are already employed as an apprentice or trainee, let your employer know that you want TAFE Queensland South West to be your Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO), then contact an Australian Apprenticeships Centre to organise your training contract.

If you aren't employed yet, contact an Australian Apprenticeships Centre or a job service agency for help getting a job. Alternatively, contact us on 1300 914 754 for further information on how we can help you make great happen.

For information about your rights and responsibilities as a student, check out the student handbook and refund policy



Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace and/or previous learning means less study time for you and getting qualified a whole lot sooner.

More about RPL

More info:
tafesouthwest.edu.au/study-with-us/career-changers-jobseeker/recognition-prior-learning/

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 12 July 2017

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