CHC30213 -

Certificate III in Education Support

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Become a qualified teacher’s aide and be an integral part of the modern classroom. You will learn how to support children and young people and contribute to their education.

You could work as part of an education team in a variety of settings including public and independent schools and community education.

This course may lead to further studies in education and career development.

Course essentials

Careers

  • education assistant
  • support worker (working with children with disabilities)
  • teacher assistant
  • teacher aide
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education worker
  • Indigenous language and culture teaching assistant
  • integration aide
  • multicultural aide

 

Course objectives

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.

Units and electives

To qualify for the Certificate III in Education Support participants must successfully complete a total of 17 units of study, comprising of 12 core units and 5 elective units in accordance with the packaging rules specified in CHC Community Services Training Package and the University's approval.

Core Units

Elective Units (5 required, as per the Training Package rules and the University's approval)

Admission information

  • Year 12: Successful completion of VCE or equivalent.
  • Mature: Relevant industry or vocational experience or assessed as being capable to complete the course by the University.
  • Other: Working with children/police checks are required to participate in this course

How to apply for this course

Apply direct to VU

Direct applications close on 30 January 2015.

Before applying:

Note that campus locations may offer different options (e.g. study mode, fee type). You may wish to review:

  • The course index to confirm the study options available at each location.
  • Advice to applicants which provides information about how to apply for your course and what happens when you submit your application.

Also consider whether you wish to apply for:

  • Special consideration: For people with specific life circumstances, you can request these be taken into consideration when assessing your course application.
  • Extra credit for past skills and study (this is known as 'Advanced standing').

When you're ready:

  1. Complete the direct entry application form.
  2. Check the list of supplementary forms to see if your course requires any extra forms to be completed.

After you apply:

It is important that you check emails from us (remember to also look in the Spam folder) and complete any requests for information by the given dates, otherwise your application may not be considered.

Transferring between VU courses

Want to swap into this course from another VU course? Apply by completing the direct entry application form and any supplementary forms (if needed).

Remember it’s best to be accepted into your new course before withdrawing from your current course.

You can also contact us directly:

  • Ring us on +61 3 9919 6100
  • Find answers and ask questions at GOTOVU

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