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Certificate III in Education Support

Course description (Teacher Aide)

This part time course aims to build the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence to enable participants to work competently with students in a school environment, and to contribute meaningfully to an educational workplace.

The course has fourteen units, totalling approximately 500 hours of study. Students attend the University one day per week. Classes are not conducted in school holidays.  In order to complete the course students will be required to trial activities and complete tasks in the school in which they are volunteering or working.

Course content overview

  • Contribute to OHS processes
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
  • Contribute to student information in all developmental domains
  • Work with diversity in the education environment
  • Communicate with students
  • Work effectively in an education team
  • Comply with school administrative requirements
  • Apply first aid
  • Support the development of reading skills
  • Support the development of writing skills
  • Support the development of numeracy skills
  • Support students with additional needs in the classroom
  • Facilitate implementation of planned educational programs

The next course will be starting on July 19th 2012.  Please call 9953 3321 or email acucom.melbourne@acu.edu.au if you would like further information.

Duration:

Course Duration

Campus Availability

Deferment, Study Mode, Credit Points & Course Units

Deferment Postponing the start date of this course.

Study Mode On-campus: Offered primarily face-to-face at any one of the six ACU campuses. This includes units offered during any study period, whether in regular or intensive mode and with or without an online component. Up to 20% of the units comprising the course may be offered through online or mixed-mode study. On-site: Offered primarily face-to-face at any location other than one of the six ACU campuses. This can include units offered in regular or intensive mode, units offered at remote locations including overseas locations and units with an online component. Up to 20% of the units comprising the course may be offered through online or mixed-mode study. Distance: Offered principally through the provision of printed material to the student. These units may include an online component as an adjunct to the printed material. Off-shore: All units in a course are offered at a location outside Australia. Online: All units in a course are offered only through online study. Mixed-mode: (Relates to units) Units which are offered through a combination of two or more of online, distance, on-campus and/or on-site modes. They may include a residential component either at one of the six ACU campuses or at an 'on-site' location. Multi-mode: (Relates to a course) The various units in a course may be offered in a variety of the modes described above.

Start Dates for 2014

Course Costs

Important Note on Fees

Eligibility

Applying for Admission

This course is not available for domestic application in Semester 2, 2014.

Course Duration

Start Dates and Campus Availability

Deferment, Study Mode, Credit Points & Course Units

Deferment Postponing the start date of this course.

Study Mode

Credit Points

Course Costs

Important Note on Fees

Eligibility

How to Apply

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