About the course

About the course

Through our education support course you'll be engaged in a variety of tasks centred on supporting students and assisting teachers to deliver a quality education program, and undertake a minimum of 100 hours of practical placement.

Ideal for aspiring educators who want to assist children to reach their full potential, during our education support course you'll learn the skills to:

  • help children improve their education outcomes
  • assist with and support implementation of education plans for individuals

Our qualification is nationally recognised and will ensure you are National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) ready. After successful completion, you can seek work as a teacher's aide, integration aide or an education support worker.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


Full time intake - week commencing 3 February 2020

Part time intake - week commencing 10 February 2020

Full time: 5 months (Monday - Thursday 9.30am-2.30pm) Elgar & Lilydale campus

Part Time: 8 months (Tuesday & Thursday 5.00pm - 7.30pm & Saturday 9.30am - 2.30pm) Elgar campus

 

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion, you may wish to apply for a range of employment opportunities including roles as a:

  • teacher's aide
  • integration aide
  • education support worker
  • English as a second language support worker
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Entry Requirements


You must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • have current Working with Children and National Police Checks

All applicants should attend an Information Session and need to achieve the required scores in a supervised Core Skills Diagnostic test.

Prospective students will also need to attend a group interview as part of the enrolment process

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Applying


Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion will enable you to apply for the Certificate IV in Education Support

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Free TAFE^ $0.00
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $2,371.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $474.00
Full Tuition Fee $6,627.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$55.25
Retain Course Items***$115.00
^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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Course Structure


You will complete 17 units

To be assessed as competent in this qualification you are required to undertake a minimum 100 hours supervised work placement in a school (primary or secondary) environment

Evidence provided by a workplace supervisor will contribute to assessment of your ability to work at this level

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