|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 (Primary): 100 credit points
Bachelor of Education (Secondary): 100 credit points
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)