This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist teachers and support student learning in a range of classroom settings under the guidance of a teacher or other educational professional.
Entry Requirements ·        USI (Unique Student Identifier) Number ·        Valid and current email address ·        Initial skills assessment
Overview This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist teachers and support student learning in a range of classroom settings under the guidance of a teacher or other educational professional. At this level, workers may be involved in facilitation of learning for a range of instructional groupings, including for those students in need of additional support. In these roles, the education support worker sources and analyses information from diverse sources, may work with limited direct supervision and could provide guidance to other workers. Education support workers work mainly with students in classroom settings in primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation.
Learning Outcomes ·        Support students in math and literacy learning ·        Provide learning support to students with autism spectrum disorder and disabilities ·        Assist in facilitation of student learning and work with students requiring additional support
Learner commitment In order to undertake this qualification, the learner commitment is expected to be at a minimum of 35-45 hours a week. This includes:
  • Face-to-Face Classroom
  • Homework and self-study
  • Assignment activities
·        Assessment time
Possible Job Outcomes ·        Teacher’s Aide ·        Education Support Worker ·        Teaching Assistant ·        Learning Support Officer
Work Placement: 120 hours minimum within a classroom setting in primary or secondary schools is compulsory for this qualification.
 
No. Core unit or Elective unit Units of competency
1 Core unit CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
2 Core unit CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
3 Core unit CHCEDS033 Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
4 Core unit CHCEDS045 Support student mathematics learning
5 Core unit CHCEDS046 Support student literacy learning
6 Core unit CHCEDS047 Assist in facilitation of student learning
7 Core unit CHCEDS048 Work with students in need of additional learning support
8 Core unit CHCEDS051 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
9 Core unit CHCEDS056 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
10 Core unit CHCEDS058 Support the implementation of behaviour plans
11 Core unit CHCEDS059 Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
12 Core unit CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
13 Core unit CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
14 Elective unit HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
15 Elective unit HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
16 Elective unit CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
17 Elective unit CHCEDS049 Supervise students outside the classroom