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.
Start date: July 2021
End date: December 2021
Delivery: Online via Bluejeans
Days: Every Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 9.30am and 3pm
Duration: 6 months
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. Job Trainer is only available till June 2021. 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.