|Course Code:||D317 (National ID: CHC51308)|| |
|Careers:||Education Assistant, Teacher's Aide|| |
|Duration:||Duration may be flexible.|| |
|How:||Fee for service|| |
|Where:||LEEDERVILLE CAMPUSRICHMOND STREETLEEDERVILLE6007|| |
|International study available:||No|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||Yes|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
This Diploma builds on the Certificate IVs and gives you further skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care and supervision for children with special learning and physical needs from kindergarten to Year 12. Upon completion of this course you'll be able to foster and enhance the social, emotional, psychological, cognitive and language development of children and be able to implement programs and processes for the needs of your children.
A career in education support is fulfilling and will challenge you as you help to support children to develop confidence, new skills and independence. This course will provide you with a customised program in learning support. Check out our Education Support flyer for information about learning the necessary skills to work as an Education Assistant in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary or secondary school settings.
View our brochure to see the career pathways for our education support courses.
Where this course can lead you
Education Assistants are considered top priority roles due to their very large levels of employment, high forecast growth and wage pressures and clear and a clear and evident skills shortage. When you finish your studies at Central you'll be able to start your career in Education Support straight away in an industry that needs you.
Your Diploma of Education Support prepares you for roles such as:
Your Diploma of Education Support opens the door for further study at University with direct entry to one of WA's leading Universities with Central's Pathways to University program.
Skills you will gain from this course
Central's education support qualifications provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Foster and enhance the social, emotional, psychological, cognitive and language development of children
Develop and implement procedures for young people to address their needs
Implement behaviour modification programs
Enhance the inclusion of children with special needs
Your Diploma of Education Support gives you the skills to begin an exciting career in education support or for further study at University.
Connected with industry
At Central we place an emphasis on quality training, that is why we ensure education support professionals are our lecturers. So you’ll be gaining the best experience possible from the people who have done exactly what you want to do. We have also assessed the software and practices this industry uses and replicated it within Central so when you leave, you'll be working on familiar technology and with familiar processes.
Central's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. It also means you have an opportunity to network with real professionals who could increase your chances of employment during or after study.
Central’s university pathway arrangements means your Diploma of Education Support will provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and an advanced standing in a course at Curtin University, Edith Cowan University or University of Southern Queensland.
Bachelor of Education (Secondary or Primary)
Credit arrangements into Curtin are currently being reviewed, however, if you wish to apply for Credit for Recognised Learning to Curtin University courses this can be assessed on a case by case basis as part of the application process. Please forward this request as part of your application to your preferred Curtin course.
University of Southern Queensland
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
Recognition of Prior Learning: Up to 4 unspecified units and 1 specified unit (EDC1200 Self, Education and Society).
Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Recognition of Prior Learning: Up to 7 unspecified units and 1 specified unit (EDC1200 Self, Education and Society).
Bachelor of Education (Secondary, Special Education, Technical and Vocational Education)
Recognition of Prior Learning: Up to 1 unspecified unit and 1 specified unit (EDC1200 Self, Education and Society).
Find out more about distance education study at USQ
Edith Cowan University
Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Recognition of Prior Learning: EDL1260 (Children's Growth, Development and Learning) and 3 x level 4 elective units (60 credit points)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies)
Recognition of Prior Learning: ECS1265 (Young Children's Learning and Development) and 3 x level 4 elective units (60 credit points)
|Plan:||D317 - CU1311 - PSC|| |
|Description:||Complete 13 units: 7 core and 6 elective units|| |
Title: GROUP 01 - CORE UNITS
Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below.
Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.
|D2352||CHCCS506A||Promote and respond to workplace diversity|
|D2463||CHCEDS501A||Identify and respond to student development needs|
|D2465||CHCEDS503A||Support the development of literacy skills|
|D2630||CHCORG428A||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|WC860||CHCCS502C||Maintain legal and ethical work practices|
|WC906||CHCEDS502B||Foster and support an effective learning environment|
|WC909||CHCEDS514B||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour|
Title: GROUP 02 - CULTURALLY AWARE & RESPECTFUL PRACTICE
Description: It is recommended that learners complete 1 or more units.
|D8281||HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|D8283||HLTHIR404D||Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people|
Title: GROUP 03 ADITIONAL ELECTIVE UNITS
Description: Learner to complete minimum 3 additional elective units. Up to 2 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on TGA or other public listing
|D2443||CHCEDS409A||Support students' literacy learning|
|D2468||CHCEDS506A||Assist in implementing education plans for students with disabilities|
|D2558||CHCIC510A||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour|
|D8614||CHCYTH401B||Engage respectfully with young people|
|WA871||TAEDEL401A||Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning|
|WA872||TAEDEL402A||Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace|
|WC853||CHCCS421B||Undertake community sector work within own community|
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must complete the (D294) Certificate IV in Education Support.
The Application Process
The process for applying for a course at Central depends on whether you are a local or international student and the way that you will be studying: full time, part time, as an apprentice or trainee.
Our future students area of the website includes a handy guide to help you through the process depending on what type of student you are, and how you are planning on studying.
Visit our apply, enrol and pay guide
Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.
Find out more here