Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
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This course meets 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 course will give you an understanding of how to assist with the implementation of planned educational programs, contribute to student education in all developmental domains, support the development of numeracy, literacy and oral language skills, contribute to the management of a classroom and centre, and facilitate learning for students with additional needs.
Upon graduation, you'll be qualified to work as a Teacher Aide, designing and helping to facilitate educational programs that will guide children's learning and development. You will work closely with Teachers to reinforce content covered in lessons and provide additional support to students where required.
With the Certificate III in Education Support qualification, you also have the choice to work as an Education Officer, assisting staff in the day-to-day running of public and independent schools and community education settings.
This course also requires 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.
You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.
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:
*This course contains a core unit, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is a third party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Foundation Education.
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) from Foundation Education.
With industry-recognised certification, you will have acquired versatile skills that lay a foundation for you to provide ongoing high quality education support. This is where you will be able to contribute to a variety of settings including those within the community, public and independent school settings.
Wondering where a career as a teaching assistant could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Teacher’s Aide, Education Assistant, Teacher’s Assistant, Education Support Worker, Home Tutor.
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 $600 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 VET FEE Help or other assisted government funding.
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