Certificate III in Education Support

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This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.

General Course Information

Course CodeCHC30213
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate III
Apprenticeship availableYes
Apprentice notesThis course is available to Apprentices only. All prospective Apprentices must be registered with the Australian Apprenticeships NT. To sign up or for more information, please contact Australian Apprenticeships NT W: www.australianapprenticeshipsnt.com.au Phone: Darwin Office (08) 8935 8200 Alice Springs Office (08) 8955 6955 Katherine Office (08) 8965 1200
Year Offered2017- Intake offered for new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1
Units RequiredTotal 17Core 12Elective 5
Nominal HoursMinimum 478Maximum 608
Last updateFriday, 28 October 2016 10:28 am
Department: -

Course Information Contact

Telephone1800 677 095
Fax(08) 8939 7327
Emailstudent.support@batchelor.edu.au

Course's Descriptors


Course Objectives

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.

Admission Requirements

There are no admission requirements for this qualification.

    Course Requirements

    To achieve a Certificate III in Education Support a total of SEVENTEEN (17) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of TWELVE (12) core units of competency and FIVE (5) elective units of competency as outlined in the packaging rules.

      Statement of Attainments

      A Statement of Attainment is issued by a Registered Training Organisation when an individual has successfully completed one or more units of competency from nationally recognised qualification(s)/course(s).

      An individual can be issued with this if they have not completed and do not intend to complete the entire qualification(s)/ course(s), as per the completion rules for the specified qualification(s).

      Registered Training Organisation Identifier

      0383

      TBA ELECTIVES

      The offering of electives in this qualification will be subject to the decision of the relevant Directorate that offers this qualification.

      Course Fees for NT Residents

      Students will be liable to pay the VET Tuition fee of:
      $2.00 per nominal hour for enrolment
      $0.00 per nominal hour for RPL

      Students may be eligible to apply for a fee exemption
      Students are not eligible for a VET FEE-HELP loan


      Course Fees for Insterstate Students

      Students will be liable to pay the VET Full fees.
      This amount is determined by the band rate the specific course belongs to. See Batchelor Institute website for more information
      www.batchelor.edu.au/students/course-fees

      Students are not eligible to apply for a fee exemption
      Students are not eligible for a VET FEE-HELP loan



      Unit Summary

      Unit CodeTitleHours
      Core Units
      CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people30
      CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment35
      CHCEDS002Assist in implementation of planned educational programs40
      CHCEDS003Contribute to student education in all developmental domains50
      CHCEDS004Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre30
      CHCEDS005Support the development of literacy and oral language skills55
      CHCEDS006Support the development of numeracy skills50
      CHCEDS007Work effectively with students and colleagues40
      CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students30
      CHCEDS018Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment30
      CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety20
      CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
      Elective Units
      CHCEDS008Comply with school administrative requirements30
      CHCEDS023Supervise students outside the classroom40
      CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities50
      CHCEDS029Assist teacher to develop Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander language and culture lessons40
      CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk40
      CHCEDS012Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas18
      CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning40
      CHCEDS028Assist in the production of language resources40

      Individual Unit's Descriptors


      Core


      Support behaviour of children and young people

      Code - CHCECE006 Contact Hours - 30
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge to apply strategies to guide responsible behaviour of children and young people in a safe and supportive environment. The unit applies to workers in a range of community service contexts. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment

      Code - CHCEDS001 Contact Hours - 35
      This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to maintain compliance with legislation, policy and industrial instruments that relate to the education support worker role. The unit applies to education support job roles in a variety of education contexts including schools and other educational settings. This work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other educational professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Assist in implementation of planned educational programs

      Code - CHCEDS002 Contact Hours - 40
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist a worker to support the teacher/s in delivering planned education programs. Classroom-level support is provided to ensure the learning environment is inclusive and relevant, and appropriately resourced and maintained. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Contribute to student education in all developmental domains

      Code - CHCEDS003 Contact Hours - 50
      This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to support students with different developmental issues to participate in classroom and other school activities. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre

      Code - CHCEDS004 Contact Hours - 30
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support the effective functioning of a classroom or other learning environment. It deals with practical issues such as administration, equipment, teaching aids and other supplies. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Support the development of literacy and oral language skills

      Code - CHCEDS005 Contact Hours - 55
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required in providing assistance to students who need additional support with their reading, writing and oral language skills. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Support the development of numeracy skills

      Code - CHCEDS006 Contact Hours - 50
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement numeracy programs as identified by the teacher to assist students requiring additional numeracy support. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Work effectively with students and colleagues

      Code - CHCEDS007 Contact Hours - 40
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively communicate with students and colleagues. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Contribute to the health and safety of students

      Code - CHCEDS017 Contact Hours - 30
      This unit describes skills and knowledge required for teacher assistants to contribute effectively to the health and safety of students. The education support worker implements workplace health and safety instructions and procedures within his or her scope of responsibility and according to direction. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment

      Code - CHCEDS018 Contact Hours - 30
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by an education support worker to support students with additional needs in classrooms where there are students with a mix of abilities and needs. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

      Code - CHCDIV002 Contact Hours - 20
      The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety.

      Work with diverse people

      Code - CHCDIV001 Contact Hours - 40
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This unit applies to all workers. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

      Elective


      Comply with school administrative requirements

      Code - CHCEDS008 Contact Hours - 30
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge for education support workers to undertake administration and basic computer tasks in the education environment where administration is not the main focus of work. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Supervise students outside the classroom

      Code - CHCEDS023 Contact Hours - 40
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to supervise students in school grounds, community settings, and other non-classroom environments. The unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Facilitate learning for students with disabilities

      Code - CHCEDS025 Contact Hours - 50
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by education support workers to effectively contribute to learning experiences for students with a range of disabilities. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Assist teacher to develop Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander language and culture lessons

      Code - CHCEDS029 Contact Hours - 40
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist a teacher to develop a series of lessons relating to local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander languages and culture. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

      Code - CHCPRT001 Contact Hours - 40
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. This work occurs within legislative and policy frameworks and carries a duty of care responsibility. This unit applies to workers in a range of job roles providing services to children and young people including in community services and health contexts. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas

      Code - CHCEDS012 Contact Hours - 18
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and organise individual and/or small group learning environments, such as a home-based classroom, activity area in aclassroom or library, or a virtual schooling area. This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional.

      Provide experiences to support children's play and learning

      Code - CHCECE011 Contact Hours - 40
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support children’s play and learning.

      Assist in the production of language resources

      Code - CHCEDS028 Contact Hours - 40
      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by education support workers to assist a teacher in the development and production of language resources to assist students’ learning where English is a second language.
      Course Authorisation
      Last updateFriday, 28 October 2016 10:28 am
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      Review DateWednesday, 09 November 2016 09:54 pm