Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Minimum 100 hours
Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.
Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.
TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.
You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.
OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.
TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Become trained in:
This course includes 100 hours of professional work placement in a school (K-12). The school needs to cater for students aged between 5 and 18 with recognised additional needs. You will need to arrange your own work placement.
Work placement is completed progressively throughout the course.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist a worker to support the teacher/s in delivering planned education programs. Classroom-level support is provided to ensure the learning environment is inclusive and relevant, and appropriately resourced and maintained.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander languages and traditional knowledge to communicate with people in an educational environment.
On successful completion of this unit, you will have the skills and knowledge required to participate in quality improvement activities, monitor and obtain feedback on work performance, maintain compliance with legislation and industrial instruments that relate to the education support worker role. Specifically, you will:
This unit deals with the skills and knowledge for education support workers to undertake administration and basic computer tasks in the education environment where administration is not the main focus of work.You learn to:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support the effective functioning of a classroom or other learning environment. It deals with practical issues such as administration, equipment, teaching aids and other supplies.
This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to support students with different developmental issues to participate in classroom and other school activities.
This unit describes skills and knowledge required for teacher assistants to contribute effectively to the health and safety of students. The education support worker implements workplace health and safety instructions and procedures within his or her scope of responsibility and according to direction.
On successful completion of this unit, you will have the knowledge and skills required to address duty of care requirements, working within an ethical framework and applying relevant legislation, policies and procedures in responding to children and young people. Specifically, you will:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use an e-learning management system that supports self-directed e-learning within the context of a pre-arranged course or program.
On successful completion of this unit, you will have the knowledge and skills for workers to apply strategies to guide responsible behaviour in a safe and supportive environment. Specifically, you will:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by an education support worker to support students with additional needs in classrooms where there are students with a mix of abilities and needs.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required in providing assistance to students who need additional support with their reading, writing and oral language skills.
This unit focuses on the role of the education support worker in implementing numeracy programs as identified by the teacher to assist students requiring additional numeracy support. You learn to:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support, contribute to and coordinate education opportunities for students, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.
This unit describes the communication and work practice skills and knowledge required to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health industry context. It deals specifically with cross-cultural awareness and issues involving working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, organisations and communities.
This unit deals with the cultural awareness required for effective communication and cooperation with persons of diverse cultures.
On successful completion of this unit, you will have the knowledge and skills required as an introduction to working and communicating with people with a disability. Specifically, you will:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively communicate with students and colleagues.
When you study online with OTEN, you can:
OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.