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CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

National ID: CHC40221 State ID: BGY4
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Engage your passion for working with children and supporting their individual needs

The Certificate IV in School Based Education Support will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist the teaching staff in schools and provide care, instruction and supervision in kindergarten, pre-primary, primary and secondary school.

This course is also available online, which is a little different to on-campus study as you do not have face to face contact with your lecturers. If on-campus study is not your preference, then online study is a great option. You will be supported by your online lecturers and completing your course via an online platform which contains all your study material and assessments. You will be provided a login and password to access this material once you have been enrolled at North Metropolitan TAFE.

No matter how you choose to study, as part of this qualification you will need to undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned in a classroom setting. Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check and a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check (Education Department WA) before attending work placement. 

The online delivery will be done via Collaborate sessions (on Blackboard), which are live classes run online with a lecturer taking you through the training.

  • Implement planned education programs
  • Assist students in their learning and development
  • Contribute to the safety and health of students
  • Support students with additional needs and disabilities
  • Work with children and young people at risk of harm
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse students, families and co-workers

I have the following attributes:

  • Caring and enthusiastic nature
  • Open-minded and flexible to changes
  • Adaptable to cater for a diverse range of student needs
  • Able to communicate well
  • Good reasoning skills
  • Good organisational and problem solving skills
  • Able to follow directions and guidelines

Follow the link to find further information to help you make an informed choice about the suitability of this course.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

Online delivery
Collaborate sessions (on Blackboard) are live classes run online as per the timetable, with a lecturer facilitating your training. These sessions are recorded for students to access.

This timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

As part of this qualification, you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned in a classroom setting.

Before attending work placement you will be required to obtain:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check (Education Department of WA)

You will also need to provide proof of your Covid vaccination status.

In the first week of study, you will be required to sit a literacy and numeracy test to ascertain your suitability for the course.

Orientation

Online delivery
Mandatory orientation for online study in semester 2, 2022 will be available in a Collaborate session via Blackboard as per timetable.

Other job titles may include:

  • Integration Aide
  • Preschool Aide
  • Kindergarten Assistant
  • School Services Officer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 2, 2022

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,518.75 $190.00 $2,708.75
Concession $751.75 $190.00 $941.75

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Leederville
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,518.75 $190.00 $2,708.75
Concession $751.75 $190.00 $941.75

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Midland
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,518.75 $190.00 $2,708.75
Concession $751.75 $190.00 $941.75

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Leederville
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,518.75 $45.00 $2,563.75
Concession $751.75 $45.00 $796.75

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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