School Based Education Support (Cert III)
CHC30221 – Cert III in School Based Education Support (Teacher Aide)
Qualify and work as a Teacher Aide (TA), it is the best time to be trained. With more than 50,000 TA job openings in Australian schools in the next 5 years.
Course Units of Competency
Teacher Aides have become an integral part of the typical Australian classroom
Studies have shown that Teacher Aides (TAs) are having incredible positive effect in the classroom and making a real difference in the Australian school community. Classroom teachers are saying that TAs help to reduce stress, workload and disruption in class. Qualifying as a TAs, mums are return to work in three different areas of employment in schools; as a teacher aide where they working directly with students supporting their learning, in office administration roles and in other school roles such as sickbay duties.
Course designed to train Multi-skilled Teacher Aides to work in classroom, school office or sick bay.
Comprises 17 Units of Competencies to be completed in 24 weeks (face to face learning).
Class attendance requires once a week of theory (9.30am – 2pm).
No classes during school holidays.
Complete homework via Eastern College’s online learning portal.
Our trainer can support you through study and homework tips.
Requires Level 2 in First Aid (not needed if you have a valid First Aid certificate).
Mums learning and supporting each other in a familiar location, this course gives fantastic support to Mums returning to work after many years.
Units of Competency
CHCEDS033 (CORE) - 35 Hours
Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
CHCEDS037 (CORE) - 60 Hours
CHCEDS057 (CORE) - 85 Hours
CHCEDS036 (CORE) - 55 Hours
CHCEDS034 (CORE) - 70 Hours
CHCEDS035 (CORE) - 60 Hours
CHCEDS060 (CORE) - 50 Hours
CHCDIV001 (CORE) - 40 Hours
CHCEDS059 (CORE) - 30 Hours
CHCEDS061 (CORE) - 45 Hours
CHCDIV001 (CORE) - 40 Hours
CHCEDS056 (CORE) - 50 Hours
CHCECE054 (ELECTIVE) - 55 Hours
Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
CHCECE031 (ELECTIVE) - 30 Hours
CHCPRT001 (ELECTIVE) - 40 Hours
HLTWHS001 (ELECTIVE) - 20 Hours
HLTAID012 (ELECTIVE) - External RTO
100 hours of placement, once a week for approximately 17 weeks.
This is unpaid work placement.
A roster is usually available 1-2 months into the course.
Supported by an allocated teacher within a classroom as well as your course trainer.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
An applicant for this course will be deemed to have sufficient LLN proficiency if they can demonstrate the following minimum ACSF levels:
Level 2 in Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral Communication, and Numeracy.
Initial pre-training assessment will be conducted by reviewing the prospective student’s qualifications, on-line application and/or written application form.
As a general guide the following will meet the minimum requirements:
- The applicant was born in a country where the official language is English and they have completed at least one year of a senior secondary qualification or at least one year of full-time study at a minimum AQF level 2 (or equivalent).
- They were not born in in a country where the official language is English, but have completed at least one year of a senior secondary study or at least one year of full-time study at a minimum AQF level 2 (or equivalent) in which the qualification was undertaken in English.
Further pre-training assessment shall be conducted during the mandatory face-to-face interview. Where pre-training assessment suggests ACSF levels are below the recommended level the prospective student may be directed to complete a foundation skills course (at their expense) prior to acceptance into the course.
COVID19 UpdateImportant Announcement
As schools in Melbourne gradually return to a post COVID19 normal, TAmums continue to take advise from the government and education authorities on the safety, wellbeing and guidance for our students taking the courses and doing their placements in schools. Happy to share that we are commencing classes again in Berwick Lodge Primary School in July 2022.