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.
TimesFortnightly workshops to be held at Warragul. Warragul workshops to be held on a Friday each fortnight.
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
- CHC50213 Diploma of School Aged Education and Care
- CHC50113 Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care
- CHC52015 Diploma Community Services - Case Management
- Bachelor of Education Birth to Year 6
Some Universities will accept your entry into the Bachelor of Education with marks of credit or above for this course.
Recommended entry requirements
- 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
PlacementMinimum of 100 hours of placement
Placement is arranged by: Institute
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Optional textbook: Kearns.K, 'Supporting Education: The Teaching Assistant's Handbook', Pearson Publishers, 2012 Individuals can 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.
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment|
|CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning|
|CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning|
|CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning|
|CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support|
|CHCEDS023 Supervise students outside the classroom|
|CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education|
|CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities|
|CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs|
|CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder|
|CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour|
|CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety|
Practical class and placement experiences, projects, written assignments and Online quizzes