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Education Support (Teacher’s Aide)


Why Choose Our Education Support Course?

We offer an industry driven, dynamic learning environment with guest speakers, workshops and excursions relevant to the current Education Support Sector. 

Our course includes special development electives desired in this sector, e.g.Provide Support to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. this could be the point of difference in securing employment.

It takes more than a qualification to secure a job. Speak to us about real employment outcomes achieved by PRACE graduates.

“Free” TAFE courses are not free;  they come with service & materials fees.  Compare our fees & great value for Concession Card Holders.


HERE IS WHAT THE GRADUATES FROM THE 2018 COURSE HAD TO SAY – with a 50% employment outcome rate already achieved.

” Thank you .. for all your support throughout the course. You really took my fear from learning something new …You are a perfect teacher.”

” I have just finished my first shift today.. It was hard work but I loved it!!! And I got shifts until April!!! I’m over the moon.

The course has opened my eyes to a new world…


Course Code CHC30213
Entry Requirements *Moderate Computer and Internet and Email Skills

*English LLN skills at an industry entry standard

*Returning to Learning Program:22/11/19

Course
Description:
This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to provide assistance and support to teachers and students in a range of educational settings. This includes Primary, Secondary and Special Development schools and areas of early childhood education.
Pathway: Graduates work as:

· education assistants/teacher aides

· support workers (working with children with disabilities)

Location Merrilands Community Centre, Reservoir
Mode of Study Classroom, off-site tasks/research, Practical Placement + Industry/Assessment Workshops
Days Friday:  –  Start date options:  13th OR 18th Dec 2019
Time For 2019 Sessions: 9.15 am to 12.45pm

For 2020 Sessions: 9.15am to 3.15pm

Dates Classroom 2019: 13th OR 18th Dec

Classroom 2020: Fri. 14th Feb. to 28th Aug.

Prac. Placement: Flexible options available –
From 14th April to 27th Aug 2020

Duration 24 sessions, 2 workshops + 100 hr placement.
(Excl.  Public & School Holidays)
Cost (TBC) Concession: $180
Full: $900
Fee For Service: $2,685 (Concession- Limited Places); Full: $3,580
+ Service & Amenities Fee
Enrolment Please ring early to arrange a pre-enrolment interview. Ph. 9462 6077.
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO lunch/snacks.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements
  • Basic Internet & Email skills &
  • Foundation English LLN skills
Course
Description:
This course is workshop based with a focus on:

  • The Australian Qualification Framework, VET Qualification terminology and Training Packages
  • Qualification Prerequisites, IT & Foundation Skills requirements and Core skills for Work /Employability Skills
  • Practical Placement: What is it & how to source & prepare—includes OH&S requirements
  • What does working in the Education Support Sector look like & where are the jobs?
  • Helpful tips for good study & work habits + career mentoring opportunity
Pathway: Cert. III in Education Support &

Further Vocational Education and Training

Location Merrilands Community Centre
Mode of Study Classroom Workshops, self-directed activities/research and off-site tasks
Time 9.15 am to 3.15 pm

AM – Classroom Workshops (ends at 12.45pm)
PM – Forum option for self directed tasks

*Dates  Fri: 22nd & 29th November+
Tues. 3rd December  (Career mentoring Option)
Duration 2 sessions + 1 to 1 mentoring
Cost N/A
Enrolment Pre-enrolment discussion: Re:  course appropriateness
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO lunch/snacks.

*Course commencement is subject to variation, sufficient  enrolments and eligibility requirements.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

Course Code CHC30213
Entry Requirements *Moderate Computer and Internet and Email Skills

*English LLN skills at an industry entry standard

Course
Description:
This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to provide assistance and support to teachers and students in a range of educational settings. This includes Primary, Secondary and Special Development schools and areas of early childhood education.
Pathway: Graduates work as:

· education assistants/teacher aides

· support workers (working with children with disabilities)

Location Merrilands Community Centre, Reservoir
Mode of Study Classroom, off-site tasks/research, Practical Placement + Industry/Assessment Workshops
Days Monday:   Starting 14 October 2019
Time 9.15am —3.15pm
Dates Mon:  14th Oct. 2019 to 22nd Jun. 2020

Classroom 2019:  Mon. 14th Oct. to 16th Dec.

Classroom 2020:  Mon. 3rd Feb. to  22nd Jun.

Prac. Placement: Flexible options available -from 4th Feb. 2020 to  19th Jun. 2020

Duration 24 sessions, 2 workshops + 100 hr placement.
(Excl.  Public & School Holidays)
Cost (TBC) Concession: $180
Full: $900
Fee For Service: $2,685 (Concession- Limited Places); Full: $3,580
+ Service & Amenities Fee
Enrolment Please ring early to arrange a pre-enrolment interview. Ph. 9462 6077.
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO lunch/snacks.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

Course Code CHC30213
Entry Requirements *Moderate Computer and Internet and Email Skills

*English LLN skills at an industry entry standard

Course
Description:
This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to provide assistance and support to teachers and students in a range of educational settings. This includes Primary, Secondary and Special Development schools and areas of early childhood education.
Pathway: Graduates work as:

· education assistants/teacher aides

· support workers (working with children with disabilities)

Location Deer Park North Primary School Community Hub
18-36 Mawson Avenue, Deer Park
Mode of Study Classroom, off-site tasks/research, Practical Placement + Industry/Assessment Workshops
Days Friday: Starting 2 August 2019
Time 9.15am —3.15pm
Dates Friday:  2nd Aug. 2019 to 27th Mar. 2020
Classroom 2019:  Fri. 2nd Aug. to 13th Dec. Classroom 2020:  Fri. 7th Feb. to  27th Mar.Prac. Placement: Flexible options available – from 9th Sept. 2019 to  20th Mar. 2020
Duration 24 sessions, 2 workshops + 100 hr placement.

(Excl. Public & School Holidays.)

Cost Concession: $180
Full: $900
Fee For Service: Concession: $2,685 (Limited Places);  Full: $3,580+ Service & Amenities Fee
Enrolment Please ring early to arrange a pre-enrolment interview. Ph. 9462 6077.
Amenities Tea & coffee provided. BYO lunch/snacks.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

Testimonials:

“I got the job at ** Primary School!!! Thank you for all that you’ve done for me, teaching me everything I needed to know! Excited to start the next stage!”

Tanya – Cert. III in Education Support


“I loved the course.. I enjoyed learning so much.  I have completed previous courses.  This course was far better delivery & content.

I have recommended the course to others & will continue to do so.”

Tania – Cert. III in Education Support


“The Teacher has been very thorough in delivering the course and I believe I have obtained the tools needed to advance in this career.”

Cert. III in Education Support


“Very positive experience and feel very equipped for my new career. I have a job as a result. Needs met.”

Kylie – Cert. III in Education Support


“Fantastic & very professional – Keep up the great work.”

Host Employer Feedback – Primary School in the Northern Suburbs


“Probably one of the most inspiring courses I have ever done in my entire life. It exceeded my expectations. Margaret is an exceptional teacher.”

Ariana – Cert. III in Education Support 2014


“Well & truly! Marg is a phenomenal teacher presents with intelligence, articulation and humour. Good quality material – well organised. Staff at centre professional and eager to produce a high quality learning experience. Well done!”

Sharon – Cert. III in Education Support


“Personally I had a fabulous learning experience, the help was always there and support for any challenge.”

Roula – Cert. III in Education Support


“This course met expectations and beyond. The engagement of a teacher as skilled as Margaret was an asset to taking this course.”

Cert. III in Education Support


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