CHC30213

Certificate III in Education Support

Course code CHC30213
Start date(s) February/April/July
Course length Full time: 17 weeks
Campus Chadstone; City - St Kilda Rd
Study mode Mixed delivery
International course No
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  • Course Overview

    Do you want to make a valuable contribution to the lives of children and young people in education? Are you currently working in, or intend to work in an education support role?

    This course has been designed by experienced educators to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become a support worker within a range of educational settings. You will learn how to: support students with literacy and  numeracy skills, cater for the different learning styles,  put into practice support behaviour strategies and apply the principles of inclusion and diversity.

    Successful completion will qualify you as an education support worker in the following educational environments: primary, secondary and tertiary schools, specialist and early childhood settings, and community education environments.

    Your learning is complemented by 100 hours of industry placement in an educational workplace throughout the duration of the course.

  • Course Structure

    To receive this qualification you must complete 12 core units and 5 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.

    All subjects in this course feature an online component. You will be supported in developing the skills necessary to undertake online learning.

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written assignments, online discussion and assessment tasks, observation of your skills in the workplace and work related projects.

    Core Subjects

    CodeName
    CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
    CHCEDS007Work effectively with students and colleagues
    CHCEDS002Assist implementation of planned educational programs
    CHCEDS004Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
    CHCEDS012Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
    CHCEDS013Use an e-learning management system
    CHCEDS018Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
    CHCEDS016Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment
    CHCEDS003Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
    CHCEDS005Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
    CHCEDS014Support students with English as a second language
    CHCEDS006Support the development of numeracy skills
    CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
    CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    HLTAID003Provide first aid
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.

    Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.

    Prerequisites

    Selection Process

    • Pre-enrolment interview including literacy and numeracy assessment
    • Literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to perform the role of an education support worker
    • Working with Children Check will be required for your industry placement
  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    Upon successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support.

    Pathways

    If you wish to further your studies, you may continue in the Certificate IV in Education SupportCertificate IV in Disability or the Bachelor of Education

    Career Opportunities

    • Education support worker
    • Education support officer (ESO)
    • Learning support officer (LSO)
    • Teachers' aide
    • Integration aide
    • Education assistant
    • Language and literacy worker
    • Note taker
    • Tutor
  • Dates

    Course Commencement

    • Chadstone campus: 9 February and 19 July
    • City campus (St Kilda Road): 21 April

    Attendance

    Attendance for the course comprises:

    • Two days per week on campus, 9.30am - 3.00pm
    • One day per week in industry placement
    • Six hours per week online learning

  • How to Apply

    Direct

    Apply online now

    The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.

    To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Community & Transitional Education Department

    03 9564 2067

    communityservices@holmesglen.edu.au

    Recruitment

    Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

    Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.

  • Fees

    $2540 Holmesglen TAFE
    Holmesglen TAFE CHC30213

    Program Fees

    TypeCost
    Gov. Subsidised$2540
    Full Fee$5850

    Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.

    The tuition fees shown are what you can expect to pay if you are commencing study in 2016. These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.

    You should note that fees may change in 2017.

    Which fee applies to me?

    Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – concession, subsidised and full fee.

    Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study.

    The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.

    How do I pay my fees?

    VET Fee HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.

    Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.

    Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.