Course Code: CHC30213
Become a teacher aide! In this course you will develop an understanding of learning difficulties, disabilities and school curriculum from Kindy – Yr12. You will learn strategies to manage student behaviour and to develop students’ numeracy and literacy levels. At Adapt, our focus is on developing you into a valuable staff member who can assist the teacher implement teaching strategies for individuals and groups.
Our self-paced study mode means that you can progress at a pace that is comfortable for you without the stress of assessment due dates and rigid class timetables. Not sure if self-paced study is for you? Try our classroom study mode – it has all the perks of self-paced learning combined with structured workshops to ensure quick and consistent progress through the course.
For full course details Download Certificate III Education Support course outline
Government Subsidised prices for eligible participants. Click on the cost tab above for more details.
call 1300 380 335 if you have any questions about this course or to check your eligibility for funding.
Self Paced: In most instances you will have up to 2 years to complete this qualification. Being self-paced study you can enrol at any time and progress at any speed you like without the stress of due dates and rigid class time tables. Study duration depends on the hours you put in and your skill level. As a guide, someone dedicating 8 hours per week to study, could expect to complete the assessment component of the course in 8 – 11 months.
Classroom: structured 20 week program (2 days per week). You may finish within the 20 week block but you have the same 2 year time frame to complete should you need it.
Note: students receiving government funding may be obligated to complete the program in a shorter time frame:
For students who qualify for the Certificate 3 Guarantee a student contribution fee applies:
|Standard Student contribution fee||$500||$400|
|Student contribution fee – Group (4 – 10 students)||$100||$50|
|Student Contribution fee—Group (11+ students)||$40||$25|
|Student contribution fee – Yr 12 fee free students||$0||$0|
For more information about eligibility criteria for the Certificate 3 Guarantee or other subsidies go to our Government funding page.
Contact us for a quote if you have specific requirements or a group booking
For more information about course inclusions and exclusions go to our fee schedule page
Payment plans are offered at no additional cost! That’s right, you DO NOT pay more if you opt for a payment plan. You nominate the payment periods (i.e. weekly, fortnightly or monthly). You nominate the amount you are comfortable paying (i.e. $50, $100, $200, etc.).
As working with children is a part of this course, it is required that students obtain clearance from the relevant authority prior to commencing their practical placement.
Apart from being a crucial life skill, having up-to-date First Aid certification can improve your employability. You have the option of selecting HLTAID003 Provide first aid as an elective unit within this course. Note: selecting this unit is not mandatory. You may book into an Adapt Education first aid course or you can complete it with any provider in Australia. Simply present your certificate to us on completion and we will credit the unit towards your Education Support course.
Some important points to consider if selecting HLTAID003 Provide first aid as an elective:
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCEDS001||Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCEDS007||Work effectively with students and colleagues|
|CHCEDS016||Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment|
|CHCEDS018||Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment|
|CHCEDS002||Assist implementation of planned educational programs|
|CHCEDS003||Contribute to student education in all developmental domains|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCEDS008||Comply with school administrative requirements|
|CHCEDS004||Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre|
|CHCEDS005||Support the development of literacy and oral language skills|
|CHCEDS006||Support the development of numeracy skills|
|CHCEDS017||Contribute to the health and safety of students|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCEDS024||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education|
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