This entry level course in Education Support (Teachers Aide) is a fantastic way to kickstart your career in this exciting industry. If you have a passion for children and think that you would enjoy working in education, this is a great course for you!
"I've known for a while that being a Teachers Aide is something I wanted to do. I'm so glad I enrolled in this course to truly appreciate everything involved and work towards the qualifications I need to move forward. I have now enrolled in the Advanced course and I can't wait to get started." - Shannon
OCA's Teachers Aide 101 is our entry level short course designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to inspire and support children as a Teacher’s Aide in a classroom or community education setting.
In this course you will learn everything you need to know, from complying with legislative requirements and supporting the behaviour of children to the organisation and management of a classroom environment. Life is too short to do something you really don't enjoy. You can change that, TODAY!
We're committed to you! As an OCA student you will receive a range of support services to assist you with your learning journey. This includes: live chat, technical, admin and general course support and a dedicated trainer to support your learning.
This qualification is delivered online. As soon as you enrol, you’ll be provided with a login and password so you can access our OCA e-learning centre 24/7. You can study at your own pace, from the comfort of your home. All course materials are 100% online, and delivered via our innovative e-learning experience.
The length of time it takes you to complete this course depends on how much time you can invest each week, so if you spend 25hrs a week on the course you will finish it in 2 weeks (or sooner).
Please check with your state department for the relevant "checks/permissions" that may be required to gain employment in this industry (I.E In QLD: If you wish to work with children in Queensland you must first have the appropriate blue card).
Comply With Legislative, Policy & Industrial Requirements In The Education Environment
Comply With School Administrative Requirements
Contribute To The Health And Safety Of Students
Support Behaviour Of Children And Young People
Set Up & Sustain Individual & Small Group Learning Areas
Work Effectively With Students & Colleagues
Contribute To The Organisation & Management Of Classroom Or Centre
Assist In Implementation Of Planned Educational Programs
Search And Access Online Information
Assist In Facilitation Of Student Learning
Support Learning And Implementation Of Responsible Behaviour