A career in education support is fulfilling and will challenge you as you help to support children to develop confidence, new skills, and independence. School Based Education Support qualifications will enable you to assist teaching staff in schools to deliver planned education programs and provide a supportive and inclusive learning environment for children with special learning and physical needs from kindergarten to Year 12. You will gain the skills to enhance the social, emotional, psychological, cognitive and language development of children.
Throughout your studies, you will work with students from diverse backgrounds and assist them in their learning and development. You will also learn how to support students with a broad range of learning needs in the classroom to achieve their potential.
Plan education programs and assist students in their learning and development. You'll develop the skills and knowledge to support teachers and provide care and supervision for children from kindergarten to Year 12.
Do you have a career dream to work in Education Services, helping children to reach their fullest potential and making a daily difference in the lives of others?
This course will get you job ready to become an Education Assistant or Teacher's Aide in a kindergarten, pre-primary, primary or secondary school, working with children from kindergarten to Year 12.
You will learn how to provide support to the qualified teacher in the classroom and be trained in how to assist students in their learning and development, including students with special needs.
Be guided by our team of lecturers who are highly experienced in the field, as you learn how to implement planned education programs for children and provide one-on-one student support in English, reading and maths. You will develop skills in assisting students with special needs and be trained in working effectively with a range of culturally diverse groups, including students, colleagues and parents. You'll also learn to understand the cultural needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Education Assistants play a crucial role in the classroom and your skills will be in-demand, setting you up for a rewarding long-term career helping children learn lifelong skills and grow their independence, whilst positively impacting and shaping the next generation.
You have the opportunity to complete the Certificate III in School Based Education Support either full-time, on campus over 6 months, part-time online or on-campus, or part-time on campus over 12 months. The online delivery will be done via Collaborate Sessions (on Blackboard), which are live classes run online with a lecturer taking you through the training. Some on-campus practical components will be required for online students including meetings with your lecturer.
PLEASE NOTE – students wishing to study online must be working within the school sector to be eligible.
Other job titles may include:
• Integration Aide
• Preschool Aide
• Kindergarten Assistant
• School Services Officer
Study in specialist facilities:
Learn in our dedicated purpose-built facilities which simulate a real-life classroom learning environment and help you develop hands-on practical skills for workforce readiness.
This course requires you to undertake a work placement of approximately 100 hours per semester enrolment where you’ll be able to apply and grow the knowledge you have learned.
Engage your passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs. A career that fits in with your family life, this course will give 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.
Engage your passion for working with school students and supporting their individual needs.
Do you have a passion for working with children and supporting students with additional needs and disabilities? This course will provide you with a customised program in learning support to prepare you for roles such as an education assistant working in a school. You will learn to provide support to a classroom teacher and facilitate learning for students from kindergarten to Year 12.