Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
Certificate III + Certificate IV
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Education Support Worker | Education Officer | Special Needs Support Worker | Teacher's Aide | View all
This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
The Certificate III in Education Support and Certificate IV in Education Support dual qualification will equip you with the skills required to support students with different developmental issues, and the knowledge needed to guide the responsible behaviour of children and young people in a safe and supportive environment.
You will also learn how to assist Teachers in delivering planned education programs, support the development of literacy, numeracy and oral skills, ensure the learning environment is inclusive and relevant, support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm, ensure the effective functioning of a classroom and understand and apply a range of principles and processes to facilitate student learning.
Upon completion of this course, you will be qualified to work as a Teacher Aide, Education Assistant or Education Officer. You may also choose to work as a Special Needs Teacher Aide, assisting Teachers in educating children with learning difficulties. Across all roles, you will encourage participation in classroom and other school activities to develop the skill sets and increase the confidence of children.
These courses also require a minimum of 100 hours of work placement in an education environment and a supervisor able to sign off on practical demonstration elements. You will also be required to undertake the unit HLTAID003 Provide First Aid through an external provider.
Whilst there are no formal entry requirements mandated by the training package, students' skills and capabilities to undertake this training product will be assessed and advice on suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 years your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.
Students must apply for their Working with Children check at course commencement. For mandatory work placement (100 hours), students must have access to an education environment AND a qualified teacher who is employed at the school. Education environments may include:
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
In order to complete the online part of the course you will need regular access to the following:
In this education course, the subjects you may study include:
* Please note that unit HLTAID003 – Provide first aid must be completed through an external provider.
Foundation Education provides a dedicated student support team throughout your studies. Whether it is access to experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors or general Support Officers, we will support you from enrolment right through to graduation. You can use our team as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone at no extra cost.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213) and Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213) from Foundation Education.
With this dual qualification, you will gain job-ready skills to potentially start your career in teaching or special needs support with practical experience and foundational knowledge behind you, giving you an employment advantage.
Wondering where a career in education support could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Teacher’s Aide, Teaching Assistant, Education Assistant.
Foundation Education offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.
Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments
Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to $900 on your course fees
Tuition fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services. Please note this course does not qualify for assisted government funding.
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