12 months including 100
This is a nationally
Focused specifically on the foundation skills needed in the classroom, this course is designed for those looking for work as a teacher aide.
This qualification reflects the role of staff who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education.
Aspiring teacher aids and existing educational support staff who want to obtain a formal qualification through RPL and gap training.
When you finish this course, you’ll be able to:
Check each course option below as not all delivery options apply.
1. Live Class
i) Group workshop with a trainer to support and guide you through activities. Ask us for scheduled course dates at locations convenient to you.
ii) We can also come to your workplace and deliver a customised program to meet your workplace needs (Minimum numbers apply. Contact us to discuss your particular needs).
2. Blended Learning
This is a flexible and efficient way to complete your qualification. It may include live classes, online study, self-paced activities and webinars.
The entire course is offered electronically through Uplearn - our Learning Management System.
4. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of Prior Learning is the process that is used to recognise the skills and knowledge you have acquired through personal and work experience - the "University of Life". The evidence you provide is matched to a complete qualification where possible or alternatively, to part of a qualification. A successful RPL application means that you could receive certification without further study or may be able to fast track through a qualification. Please contact us to organise an individual assessment of your current knowledge and skills.
This course is designed for people who are, or wish to become a Teacher Aide or Educational Support Assistant.
You have 12 months from course commencement to complete this qualification.
To complete this skill set you must demonstrate competency in a total of 17 units. Many units are clustered for streamlined delivery and assessment, including via RPL.
|Units of Competency||Core/Elective/Group|
|CHCEDS008 Comply with school administrative requirements||Elective|
|CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment||Core|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCEDS007 Work effectively with students and colleagues||Core|
|CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Core|
|CHCEDS002 Assist implementation of planned educational programs||Core|
|CHCEDS003 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains||Core|
|CHCEDS004 Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre||Core|
|CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills||Core|
|CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills||Elective|
|CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people||Core|
|CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment||Core|
|CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities||Elective|
|CHCEDS014 Support students with English as a second language||Elective|
|HLTAID003 Provide first aid||Elective|
|CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students||Core|
|CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Elective|
Your learning resources will include:
You will also be able to access our “Homework Club” tutorials and individual support calls.
During your studies, you will need access to the following:
Assessment is a combination of:
If you successfully complete this qualification you could continue your studies in higher level adult education qualifications within the VET or university sectors.