Certificate IV in Education Support

This nationally recognised qualification covers workers in a range of education and school settings who provide assistance and support to teachers to facilitate students’ learning under broad based supervision.

To gain entry in Certificate IV in Education Support the trainees require:
  • To be employeed or in a volunteer capacity at least 2 days per week in directly supervised learning support roles as an education worker, home/volunteer tutor or similar role to indicate likely success at this level of qualification
  • Successful completion of a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Education Support or a related area

Valuable general knowledge on the role of an education support worker is given through the 12 compulsory units offered. Units related to specific interests/areas of employment can be chosen from the electives listed.

Is this course for you?

Are you employed as a teacher aide, tutor or support worker in an education setting?
The qualification is for a wide range of workers including:

  • Teacher Aide/Education Assistants/Support Workers including working with special needs
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education workers
  • Indigenous language and culture teaching assistants
  • Language and/or Literacy workers
  • Home tutors
On completion you will have a greater understanding of:
  • Working with diversity in the education environment
  • Supporting behaviour of children and young people
  • Using high level communication skills in the education workplace
  • Identifying and responding to children and young people at risk
  • Have the competence to perform job roles that may require a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership to other staff.
Course Delivery

This course is delivered on Thursday afternoons from 3.30pm – 6.30pm. The course will run from March to November 2018.

Fees

Administration fee – $250
Course fee – $5,500 with 4 quarterly payments over the delivery of the course.

The course fee may be reduced depending on previously completed courses.

Course Intakes

It is anticipated a new intake will occur quarterly to coincide with the NT school term structure. Please enquiry to find out more information regarding intakes.

Units of Competency

The 12 core units and a minimum 5 electives must be completed in order to finish the course.

Core Units

CHCDIV001 –Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 –Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001 – Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS021 – Assist in facilitation of students
CHCEDS022 – Work with student in need of additional support
CHCEDS024 – Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander educational
CHCEDS025 – Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS032 – Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
CHCPRP003 –Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 – Participate in work health and safety

Electives Units

CHCEDS013 –Use an e-management system
CHCEDS019 – Support students’ mathematics learning
CHCEDS020 – Support students’ literacy learning
CHCEDS028 – Assist in production of language resources
CHCLLN001 – Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs

For more information contact RTO Registrar on (08) 8920 3518
or registrar@transformingtraining.com.au