A Certificate III in Education Support will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to support students and staff in a range of educational settings, including public, independent and specialist schools. Be the additional help that students need to set themselves up for success with this nationally accredited qualification.
You may find yourself working as an integration aide, a school office administrator or as a teacher’s aide. Regardless of the pathway you choose, you will be providing essential support for educators and students, helping from within to improve processes and systems.
This course is delivered with a combination of online and on campus workshops.
TimesOnline with fortnightly workshops held in Warragul and Bairnsdale
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Education Support.
- Integration aide
- Teachers aide
- School office administration in any educational facility (primary, secondary schools & tertiary) in private, public or specialist schools
Opportunities for Further Study
- CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support
- CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
Students must be a minimum of 17 years of age to be considered for enrolment into this course.
Students will need access to a computer and internet connection. This may be obtained from any TAFE Gippsland campus.
Specialist Course Information
This course is online, but we will be offering 1 in class session a month (TBA)
First orientation workshop TBA
PlacementMinimum of 100 hours
Placement is arranged by: Institute
Pathway to Industry Licence
This is a pathway to the Certificate IV Education Support and then Bachelor of Teaching.
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Optional textbook: "Supporting Education:The Teaching Assistant's Handbook" by Karen Kearns, Pearson publishers, 2012. Individuals are to obtain this book online.
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
|HLTAID003 Provide first aid|
|HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment|
|CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students|
|CHCEDS012 Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas|
|CHCEDS008 Comply with school administrative requirements|
|CHCEDS007 Work effectively with students and colleagues|
|CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills|
|CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills|
|CHCEDS004 Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre|
|CHCEDS003 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains|
|CHCEDS002 Assist in implementation of planned educational programs|
|CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment|
|CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
Practical class and placement experiences, projects, written assessments, online quizzes.