Undergraduate Certificate in Education Support (40A)

Overview  2020

Entry Requirements

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 2
The Undergraduate Certificate in Education Support is a 4 unit course intended to provide a base level of understanding of educational practices for Teacher Aides/School Support Officers/Home Schooling parents.

This certificate supports key skills, desirable in numerous education careers and those other than teaching, in particular in a classroom setting as Integration Aides, Teacher Aides, and School Support Officers. Graduates will also be sought after in the industry training sector, and will be suited to communication-based jobs, public relations and other sectors that value well-developed problem-solving, communication and critical thinking skills.

  • Identify and describe features of educational theory and practice, the Australian curriculum and the role of education support staff in enhancing student learning.
  • Apply your skills to operate ethically, inclusively and collaboratively in diverse, complex and at times unpredictable learning contexts to support the delivery of a differentiated curriculum for individual learners.
  • Communicate clearly and sensitively with students, colleagues, parents/carers.
  • Apply your skills and knowledge to contribute to problem-solving, working collectively, to support the delivery learning outcomes for students.

Course structure

Core units

Foundations of Teaching introduces you to the study of teaching as a profession and provides opportunities for you to critically examine the nature of teachers' work. Through reflecting on your past educational experiences and dispositions (that is, your attitudes and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit seeks to prepare you for academic success at the start of your university studies. In this unit, you will reflect on your own literacies in light of the academic literacy requirements required for your study and your new…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This Unit recognises the centrality of language and literacy to learning and child development. Foundations of Literacy Support introduces concepts and theories that deepen and broaden your understanding of the professional activity undertaken by literacy support workers in the classroom.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Foundations of Education Support introduces concepts and theories that deepen and broaden your understanding of the professional activity undertaken by education support workers in the classroom. It discusses the practical skills required in work contexts and provides opportunities to critically…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

Domestic applicants

Domestic applicants who have recently completed secondary education (in the past two years)

To be eligible for an offer, you must have an ATAR of 40 or above. This is the minimum ATAR needed for your application to be considered. Applicants are ranked by ATAR and offers made based on the number of places available.

Applicants who have recently completed senior secondary studies but have not received an ATAR may still be eligible for admission. We will consider your study plan and subject results on a case-by-case basis when we assess your application.

The lowest ATAR to receive an offer in 2019 is not available, as this is a new course for 2020.

Domestic applicants with higher education study To be eligible for an offer, you must have:

*Completed a course at Associate Degree level or higher at any Australian higher education provider (or an equivalent overseas qualification); or *Completed at least two units of study (equivalent to 25 UTAS credit points) of a course at Associate Degree level (or an equivalent overseas qualification). If you have failed any units your application may be subject to further review before an offer is made; or

*Completed the UTAS Diploma of University Studies; or

* Competed the UTAS University Preparation Program, or an equivalent enabling program offered by another Australian university.

Domestic applicants with VET / TAFE study

To be eligible for an offer, you must have completed:

*A Certificate III (or equivalent) in a related field; or

*A Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or an equivalent qualification) in any field.

Domestic applicants with work and life experience

If you have not successfully completed senior secondary, tertiary or TAFE/VET study, but have relevant work and life experience you can complete a personal competency statement. If you apply based on your previous work and life experience and your application is not successful, we will work with you to find an alternative pathway into your chosen course of study.

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2020 Total Course Fee (international students): $6,500 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $13,000 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

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Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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