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Certificate IV in Education Support

National ID: CHC40213 | State ID: J590

 

Do you have a passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs?

Want a career that fits in with your family life?

Training to be an Education Assistant is the course for you.

The Certificate IV in Education Support will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary and secondary school. 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 and disabilities. 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.

As part of this qualification you will undertake work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned in a classroom setting.

Certificate IV in Education Support students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check and a Department of Education Police Clearance. Students under the age of 18 will be required to complete the WA Department of Education Confidential Declaration Form.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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  • When you complete the Certificate IV in Education Support you'll be on your way to a career as an education assistant, Aboriginal and Islander education officer, or special needs education assistant.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, State ID J594
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Course Overview

Where Armadale
Murdoch
Rockingham
Duration One semester full-time
HowFull Time (On Campus)
Part Time
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist in facilitation of student learningCHCEDS021WG790
Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environmentCHCEDS001WG770
Facilitate learning for students with disabilitiesCHCEDS025WG794
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Support behaviour of children and young peopleCHCECE006WG750
Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviourCHCEDS032WG801
Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander educationCHCEDS024WG793
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Work with students in need of additional supportCHCEDS022WG791
5 Elective units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorderCHCEDS031WG800
Supervise students outside the classroomCHCEDS023WG792
Support students' literacy learningCHCEDS020WG789
Support students' mathematics learningCHCEDS019WG788
How to apply

Based on the high number of applicants through TAFE Admissions during the applications period, it is highly unlikely there will be any places remaining for the current intake. You may wish to look at our other courses, or for the Semester one 2019 intake apply when applications open in September this year, at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ .

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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Based on the high number of applicants through TAFE Admissions during the applications period, it is highly unlikely there will be any places remaining for the current intake. You may wish to look at our other courses, or for the Semester one 2019 intake apply when applications open in September this year, at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ .

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

Based on the high number of applicants through TAFE Admissions during the applications period, it is highly unlikely there will be any places remaining for the current intake. You may wish to look at our other courses, or for the Semester one 2019 intake apply when applications open in September this year, at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ .

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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