Certificate III In Education Support

Kangan Institute

Certificate III In Education Support

Course Code
:
CHC30213
Department
:
Community CoE
Study Area(s)
:
JobTrainer, Traineeship, Education Support, Free TAFE, Early Childhood Education and Care
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(6 months)
Part-time(9 months)

Start Date(s): January 2022
End Date(s): October 2022
Days and Time: Full-time x 2 days per week

Course Overview

If you are enrolling in this course as a Traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

The Certificate III in Education Support provides skills and knowledge on specialist communication techniques with students and teachers. This children's services course is designed for people who currently work as an Education Support Worker/Integration Aide or for those who wish to seek employment as an Education Support Worker/Integration Aide.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

A minimum of 100 hours practical placement is required to be completed whilst undertaking the studies.

Before you can start your practical placement, you will need to provide the following compulsory requirements:

•       A valid Working with Children Check (Volunteer)

•       A satisfactory National Police Check – National Police checks are conducted via fit2work. An account with fit2work will be created using the student’s name and the Kangan Institute issued student email address, once studies in the program have commenced. Further information will be provided once enrolment has been completed.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

Normally a Skills First student is only entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver. However, you may be able to enrol even if you have previously used your Free TAFE entitlement in a second Free TAFE course under JobTrainer. You may be able to get an exemption if you don’t meet the upskilling requirement.

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)40
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (CHCDIV002)25
CHCECE006Support Behaviour Of Children And Young People (CHCECE006)30
CHCEDS001Comply With Legislative, Policy And Industrial Requirements In The Education Environment (CHCEDS001)35
CHCEDS002Assist in implementation of planned educational programs (CHCEDS002)40
CHCEDS003Contribute To Student Education In All Developmental Domains (CHCEDS003)50
CHCEDS004Contribute To Organisation And Management Of Classroom Or Centre (CHCEDS004)30
CHCEDS005Support The Development Of Literacy And Oral Language Skills (CHCEDS005)55
CHCEDS006Support The Development Of Numeracy Skills (CHCEDS006)50
CHCEDS007Work Effectively With Students And Colleagues (CHCEDS007)40
CHCEDS017Contribute To The Health And Safety Of Students (CHCEDS017)30
CHCEDS018Support Students With Additional Needs In The Classroom Environment (CHCEDS018)30

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
CHCEDS012Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas (CHCEDS012)18
CHCEDS014Support students with English as a second language (CHCEDS014)30
CHCEDS016Support Learning For Students With Disabilities In A Classroom Environment (CHCEDS016)35
CHCPRT001Identify And Respond To Children And Young People At Risk (CHCPRT001)40
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety (HLTWHS001)20

How will I be assessed?

Assessment involves both theory and practical skill assessment in the workplace. Most theory assessments are undertaken online.

Additional comments

A minimum of 100 hours practical placement is required to be completed whilst undertaking the course.

What will I study?

To receive this qualification you must complete 12 core units and 5 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Kangan Institute based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

All subjects in this course feature an online component. You will be supported in developing the skills necessary to undertake online learning.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

Click here to find out more about our Online Service Standards.

For information on disability support at Kangan Institute, click here.

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2021 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$1758.20
$351.64
$6091.12
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$165.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$72.20

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2021 Student Services Fee (Table 3)


 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2021: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
596 596 $2.95 $0.59 $10.22

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2021. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

For a fee schedule, please call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233), or send us an email at enquiries@kangan.edu.au.

Can I apply?

There are no prerequisites for the Certificate III in Education Support, although students must be over the age of 18 by the time you are due to complete the course. (This is the minimum age required to work in this field).

A Working with Children Check will be required for your industry placement.

If you are enrolling in this course as a Traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

Where and how can I study?

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course is designed to provide accredited training for people wishing to pursue a career as an Education Support Worker/Integration Aide in a primary, secondary or special school setting.

CAREER PATHWAYS

  • education support worker
  • early childhood educator
  • outside school hours care assistant
  • playgroup supervisor
  • recreation assistant
  • family day care worker
  • nanny
  • childhood educator
  • ESO relief staff
  • childhood educator assistant

If you are enrolling in this course as a Traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

On successful completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge to apply specialist communication techniques with students and teachers. You will be able to work with students with a range of learning and additional needs.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Education Support CHC30213. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to continue your studies at a higher level in courses within education or disability.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you may click on the yellow 'Apply Here' tab. This course also has a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

You will need to attend an information session and undergo a literacy and numeracy assessment.