Certificate IV in Education Support
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Course Location
- Course Duration
- Flexible: Timetabled over a 10 month period
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- Starting Date
Phone: (03) 5662 6800
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
By maintaining a major focus on developing work related skills, the Community Services Department has a long history of achieving successful employment outcomes for GippsTAFE students.
Teaching staff have extensive experience in their field, allowing them to provide real world knowledge and practical guidance.
This course is a specialist qualification for those providing school support services in schools. You will learn general and specialist skills so you can be an effective and sought after member of the workforce.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Education Support.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Occupational titles may include:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Education Worker
- Education Assistant
- Education Assistant (Special Needs)
- Education Support Worker
- Indigenous Language and Culture Teaching Assistant
- Language Worker
- Literacy Worker
- Support Worker (Working with Children with Disabilities)
- Teacher Aide
- Teacher Assistant
Sufficient validated experience in directly supervised learning support roles as an education support worker, child care worker, home/volunteer tutor or similar role to indicate likely success at this level of qualification.
Successful completion of a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in education support, children's services or a related area.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
Assessment options may include:
- Practical experiences
- Practical demonstrations
- Practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions
- Problem solving
- Critical incident reports
- Oral presentations
- Presentations to audiences
- Visuals/slides/audio tapes
- Case studies
- Group projects
- Group discussions
and Recognition of prior learning
Opportunities For Further Study
- Diploma of Education Support
- Diploma in Children's services (Early Childhood Education)
- Certificate IV in Disability
- Certificate IV in Business Administration
- Certificate IV in Children's Services (Outside School Hours Care)
- Diploma of Children's Services (Outside School Hours Care)
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|Compulsory (12 units)|
||Support behaviour of children and young people
||Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
||Assist in facilitation of student learning
||Work with students in need of additional support
||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
||Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
||Reflect on and improve own professional practice
||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
||Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
||Participate in work health and safety