This program comprises the Certificate III in Education Support offered in conjunction with modules from the English for Teacher Aide stream of the Certificate III in ESL (Employment).
This course qualifies you to works as a teacher aide or education support worker as well as offering English language support.
The Certificate III in ESL (Employment) offers a pathway to employment where your bilingual skills would be highly valued in our multi-cultural classrooms. As part of the course, students complete work placement in an education facility that enables them to practise their skills and develop networks for future work.
Teacher aide work is ideal for someone needing to be home early for school aged children.This course enables you to work in a range of education settings including public and independent schools, and community education settings that provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.
On successful completion of the course, you will attain the Certificate III in Education Support, together with modules from the Certificate III in ESL (Employment).
The course will focus on developing expertise as an education support worker together with English and employability skills for the Australian workplace, and also includes a first aid certificate.
Students will participate in:
- research and presentation projects
- work placements
- lectures from guest speakers
- visits to schools and child care centres
- visits to community-based service providers in the education sector
- computer tasks
- individual and group work
The Vocational Pathways Department also offers other levels and streams of the Certificate II and III in ESL (Employment), together with modules offered by departments in Hospitality, Childcare, Aged Care and Community Services Work.
About the Course
- Local Students
- International Students
- National Code: CHC30808
- CRICOS Code:
20 hours per week.
Further Study and Careers
Pathways to Further Study
Graduates may wish to continue studies in the Certificate IV in Education Support or Diploma of Education Support.
Career opportunities include: education assistant education assistant (special needs) education support worker home tutor homeland teaching assistant language worker literacy worker support worker (working with children with disabilities) teacher’s aide teacher’s assistant
Research and presentation projects, work placement, computer tasks, individual and group work.
Local Fees:Want all the information on fees and charges? Click here to find out more, or contact NMIT on 03 9269 8400.
How to Apply:
To start this course in 2014, apply directly to NMIT.
Units of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, as indicated in the National Training Package. Actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|CHCCHILD301B||Support Behaviour Of Children And Young People|
|CHCCHILD401B||Identify And Respond To Children And Young People At Risk|
|CHCCS411C||Work Effectively In The Community Sector|
|CHCDIS301C||Work Effectively With People With A Disability|
|CHCEDS301B||Comply With Legislative Policy And Industrial Requirements In The Educational Environment|
|CHCEDS303A||Contribute To Student Education In All Developmental Domains|
|CHCEDS312A||Work With Diversity In The Education Environment|
|CHCEDS313B||Communicate With Students|
|CHCEDS314B||Work Effectively In An Education Team|
|CHCEDS316B||Comply With School Administrative Requirements|
|CHCEDS322A||Support Students With Enlish As A Second Language|
|HLTFA311A||Apply First Aid|
|HLTHIR403C||Work Effectively With Culturally Diverse Clients And Co-Workers|
|HLTWHS300A||Contribute To Whs Processes|
|VBQU130||Develop And Document A Learning Plan And Portfolio|
|VPAM546||Education In Australia|
|VPAU515||Read And Write A Range Of Straightforward Texts For Employment|
|VPAU516||Work Effectively In An Australian Workplace|
|VPAU555||Use The Internet And Email To Develop Language|