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Statement of Attainment Introduction to Education Support

Overview

This introductory course will provide you with an insight into working as an Education Support worker in schools.

During this training you will gain a basic understanding of support strategies for students with disabilities and additional needs, providing support to teachers and inclusive practices.

This course is self-directed online with workshops and individual teacher support.

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - Introduction to Education Support

Course No:

SA-HS41

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

9 week short course
Self-directed learning online, workshops and teacher support

Cost Info:

The 2022 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

$220

Likely Job Outcome:

Provides an introduction to the Educational Support industry.
If enrolling into the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support, you will receive credit for the two units completed in the SoA.

Application Type:

Standard; Fee Free TAFE
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Additional Information

You are required to participate in 4 days work experience in a school setting.
You are required to hold a current Working with Vulnerable Peoples card.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 2 subjects

Core: Complete all 2

  • CHCEDS048   Work with students in need of additional learning support
    • CIT Code: CHIL343
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the planning and implementation of strategies to support students who have challenges that may limit their access to the curriculum and its outcomes. The unit applies to education support workers who operate under the guidance and supervision of a teacher or other educational professional. They work mainly with students in classroom settings in primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CHCEDS051   Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
    • CIT Code: CHIL344
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $33.75
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work inclusively, and contribute to the planning and implementation of learning support strategies for students with disabilities. This includes ensuring that student health and safety is maintained at all times. The unit applies to education support workers who operate under the guidance and supervision of a teacher or other educational professional. They work mainly with students in classroom settings in primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50121
Certificate IV School Based Education Support CHC40221
Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30121

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au