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Mums As Teachers Aides (TAmums)

Developing multi-skilled educational support work in our community

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Course Details

Jobs (Coming!)

2 Info Sessions in Aug 2019

27 Aug (Tuesday) 9.30am
or
29 Aug (Thursday) 6.30pm

Berwick Lodge Primary

139-145 Mansfield St, Berwick VIC 3806.

Need more information on the course, units, fees or career pathways. Join our trainers and course advisors as we share and answer your questions. This is a community initiative and everyone is welcome to join!

2 sessions will be held for your convienence, both sessions will cover same topics, so you may attend any one which suits your day’s schedule, in the morning or evening.

Register early as places are limited. Any queries, call:

Vicky (0414 386 024) or Liz (0411 020 220)

Seats are filling fast, register today! 

Why be a Teacher Aide (TA)

A Teacher Aide is someone who is great with kids, who is patient, and above all understanding. It is a wonderfully rewarding and stable career choice for a stay at home mum returning to work, or someone looking for child-friendly hours. 

Rewarding work | Family friendly hours | Quick to qualify |
Growth industry | Open doors to other opportunities

TAmums have gained employment in schools as Multi Skilled Teacher Aides

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Classroom based Experiences

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Course FAQs

HOW LONG IS THE COURSE & WHAT ARE THE HOURS LIKE?

Duration of the full course is 30 weeks. The classes are held once a week; 4.5 hours from 9.30am-2.00pm. There are no classes during school holidays and public holidays.

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK PLACEMENT NEEDED?

Students must fulfil 100 hours of work placement in any school. Students are encouraged to seek placements within their children’s schools or nearby schools themselves. We will assist students with placements where possible.

DO I NEED A WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK (WCC)?

Yes, this is required. Please apply well before you enrol as it takes about 3 weeks for approval.

TELL ME MORE ABOUT COURSE DELIVERY?

Classes are classroom based and delivered in a primary school with an online learning portal for students to submit their assignments. Not to worry, our trainer will support you through the assignments.

WHAT ARE THE COURSE FEES AND OTHER COSTS?

The course fees details are given in the table below, these exclude the 1 x book purchase and the First Aid Course fee. Government funding is available, please call our course advisors to check your eligibilty as you may receive state funding. Liz @ 0411 020 220 or Vicky @ 0414 386 024  

Course Fees

The Cert III in Education Support course is Australian government accredited so you may be eligible for government assistance through Skills FirstHECS-HELPAUSTUDY and ABSTUDY and FEE-HELP. We can help and assist to determine your eligibility, payment plans are avaliable to assist in managing the fee payments.

Please note that student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Fees exclude the cost of textbooks and the HLTAID003 (Apply First Aid) unit of competency. Skills First Funding is available up to a maximum of 608 Nominal Hours for the Cert III in Educational Support. Payment plans are available: 30% deposit to be paid upon enrolment into the course, followed by 7 fortnightly direct debit payments of 10%.

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What People Are Saying…

Dear Liz,
I can confirm with you that there are many job opportunities in schools for Education Support (ES) staff – this includes Integration Aides, Sickbay Attendants, Library Officers and Administration Officers. In fact demand for such personnel is increasing and will continue to grow in the foreseeable future. The Teacher Aide course which you are providing is an excellent opportunity for adults who are interested in working in schools in non-teaching roles as the course embraces a wide range of different ES roles that exist in schools and will give graduates the edge when seeking school employment. For the record, I employ 12 ES staff currently and I expect that this number will continue to grow in the future.

Henry Grossek

Principal, Berwick Lodge Primary School

I commenced with Eastern Colleges in February 2018 to undertake Certificate III in Education Support. Everyone I have come across during this time have been so amazing and supportive in helping me achieve my dream of working in the education sector. I am happy to report that I am now working. I would highly recommend this course to other mums out there looking to re enter the workforce.

Kelly Corken

Hi Gurmit,
Just want to quickly say thank you. I always feel very inspired and pumped after your class. You are an amazing teacher and your stories and experiences are an absolute pleasure to listen to.
So Thank you again.

Sally Brimble

The Cert III Education Support course has helped me maintain my responsibilities as a mother of 2 beautiful children, a home-maker and an aspiring career woman. This course has equipped me with the skills and experiences to assist teachers in classrooms, understanding and supporting the learning needs of students with special needs. I am now a Teacher Aide (TA) in a local school.

Harjinder Kaur