Diploma of Education Support (41B)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 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

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 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.

Entry requirements

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
  • 1 Exhibit broad theory-informed technical knowledge related to education support work in schools and communities.
  • 2 Identify and demonstrate skills of ethical practice and communication pertinent to education support work in schools and communities.
  • 3 Apply knowledge and skills pertinent to education support work to plan for and support the delivery of a differentiated curriculum for individual learners.
  • Course structure

    The Diploma of Education Support is an Exit Only award for students in 42B Associate Degree in Education Support.

    To be awarded the Diploma students must complete 100 credit points consisting of all units listed in the schedule.

    This unit 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 beliefs)…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This introductory unit prepares educators from a variety of disciplines to meet the maturational needs of diverse learners by providing a foundational base of knowledge regarding physical and cognitive development from conception through adulthood, with an emphasis on early childhood…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2
    OnlineSummer school

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

    Do you know how you learn best? Do you know what skills you will need to be successful in your university studies? Academic literacies are the skills that you need to engage successfully with higher education, and this is a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    Cradle CoastSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit introduces you to pedagogies appropriate for supporting the learning of literacy in classrooms. Opportunities are provided for you to develop your personal literacy skills and identify where these skills can be applied in the context of education support.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit 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 examine the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit introduces you to pedagogies appropriate for supporting the learning of mathematics in classrooms. The unit will provide opportunities for you to develop your personal numeracy skills and to identify where these skills can be applied in the context…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit will assist you to develop your understanding of working with children in the classroom in a support capacity. It will provide opportunities to engage in practical activities through work-integrated learning, online collaboration, and discussion. The unit has a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    In this unit you will learn about Music and the Visual Arts as key areas of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the Australian Curriculum: The Arts. You will become familiar with the research that supports the practice of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    Cradle CoastSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Entry requirements

    This course is exit only, which means you may not apply to directly enter it.

    Students completing this course can choose to continue their studies in Education Support by completing the final year of the Associate Degree in Education Support. Should graduates choose to change track to become a teacher and enrol in the Bachelor pf Education (Primary) or Bachelor of Education (HPE), they will be granted RPL equivalent to six units (75 CP) of 100 level units (BEd Primary), or three units (37.5 CP) of 100 level units (BEd HPE) within this degree.

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

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    Cost shouldn’t get in the way of you studying.

    If you’re a domestic undergraduate student, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place in this course. This means your fees will be subsidised by the Australian Government. You’ll only need to pay the student contribution amount for each unit you study within the course.

    You may also be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. If eligible, you’ll only have to pay your tuition fees once you start earning above a specific amount.

    Further information is available at Scholarships, fees and costs.

    Student contribution

    Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study. This means that how much you’ll pay will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

    Further information

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

    Scholarships

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

    How can we help?

    Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

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