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Add a Certificate IV in Education Support to your list of qualifications and get ready to take the next step in your career. Work as a highly sought-after teacher’s aide within public, independent and community education sectors. You’ll learn to complete tasks autonomously and as a part of a dynamic team of staff members working towards a common goal.
This qualification will give you the necessary skills to help students with their literacy and numeracy, offering specialised support to students with individual needs and disabilities. Successfully completing this qualification will prepare you for future studies or for an exciting, ever-changing career as a teacher’s aide.
This course is delivered with a combination of online and on campus workshops.
Warragul: Tuesday 9.30am - 2.30pm
Orientation and induction Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th of February.
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Education Support.
- Integration aides
- Teacher aides
- School office administration
Opportunities for Further Study
- CHC50113 Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care
- Bachelor of Early Childhood (not on offer at TAFE Gippsland
Recommended entry requirements
- Students must obtain a clear police check and working with children's check to be eligible to complete the placement hours required.
- Students must be a minimum of 17 years of age to be considered for enrolment into this course.
- Students must have access to a computer and the internet to be able to complete the course successfully
Students will need access to a computer and Internet connection. This may be obtained from any TAFE Gippsland campus.
Specialist Course Information
PlacementMinimum of 100 hours of placement
One day per week to be confirmed with both the school and student. This will be confirmed by the Placement Co-ordinator.
Placement is arranged by: Institute
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
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|
|CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour|
|CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder|
|CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs|
|CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities|
|CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education|
|CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support|
|CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning|
|CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning|
|CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning|
|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 assignments and Online quizzes