Certificate IV 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 CodeCHC40213
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate IV
Apprenticeship availableYes
Apprentice notesThis course is available to Apprentices. 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 751Maximum 790
Last updateFriday, 28 October 2016 10:23 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.
    Some job roles may require tasks to be performed with a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership to other staff/volunteers.
      No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

      Admission Requirements

      There are no admission requirements for this qualification.

        Course Requirements

        To achieve a Certificate IV 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
          CHCEDS021Assist in facilitation of student learning50
          CHCEDS022Work with students in need of additional support50
          CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education55
          CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities50
          CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour55
          CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice120
          CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk40
          HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety20
          CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety20
          CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
          Elective Units
          CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning45
          CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning40
          CHCEDS023Supervise students outside the classroom40
          CHCEDS029Assist teacher to develop Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander language and culture lessons40
          HLTAID003 Provide first aid18

          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 facilitation of student learning

          Code - CHCEDS021 Contact Hours - 50
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of principles and processes to facilitate student learning, either for individuals or for small groups. This unit applies to education support workers in a range of education environments who are responsible for aligning support strategies with teacher facilitation strategies to assist student learning. This 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 with students in need of additional support

          Code - CHCEDS022 Contact Hours - 50
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for education support workers to provide support to students who have to face a range of challenges that may limit their access to, participation in or outcomes from the curriculum. 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. Education support workers will apply knowledge of appropriate educational responses as part of a team supporting students with learning difficulties. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

          Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education

          Code - CHCEDS024 Contact Hours - 55
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support, contribute to and coordinate education opportunities for students, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds. This unit applies to work undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional. It addresses inclusion of community members in school activities, demonstration that everyone is valued in day-to-day interactions and support for students’ development of their self-concept. 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.

          Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour

          Code - CHCEDS032 Contact Hours - 55
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist the individual and education organisation to implement responsible behaviour plans. The unit develops an understanding of relevant legislation and organisation policies. 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.

          Reflect on and improve own professional practice

          Code - CHCPRP003 Contact Hours - 120
          This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to evaluate own work, continuing self-development and effective supervision within an ethical code of practice.

          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.

          Participate in workplace health and safety

          Code - HLTWHS001 Contact Hours - 20
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

          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


          Support students' mathematics learning

          Code - CHCEDS019 Contact Hours - 45
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by education support workers to work with teachers to support students in pre-primary, primary and secondary to develop mathematics skills in number and algebra, measurements and geometry, and statistics and probability as included in current curriculum documents. The unit provides skills and knowledge to enable education support workers to work with the teacher to develop resources to reinforce mathematics skills for across the curriculum and to support students in their development of 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 students' literacy learning

          Code - CHCEDS020 Contact Hours - 40
          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by education support workers to work with teachers to support students in pre-primary, primary and secondary to develop literacy skills, including oral language, reading and writing skills. The unit provides skills and knowledge to enable education support workers to work with the teacher to develop resources to reinforce literacy skills across the curriculum and to support students during various phases in the acquisition of literacy competence. 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.

          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.

          Provide first aid

          Code - HLTAID003 Contact Hours - 18
          This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings. Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.
          Course Authorisation
          Last updateFriday, 28 October 2016 10:23 am
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          Review DateWednesday, 09 November 2016 09:49 pm