Government funded teacher aide courses on the Sunshine Coast are available now by distance or online learning with Australia’s preeminent provider of teacher aide courses. If you’ve ever thought about becoming a teacher’s aide, there’s no better time to get the qualification you need and that schools demand. Get your career off the ground and get started with a subsidised teacher aide course from just $50!
There are 2 main teacher aide courses that will provide you with the qualification, skills and knowledge that you need to work as an effective teacher aide in a local Sunshine Coast school:
Let’s look at what each of these nationally recognised teacher aide courses cover so that you can decide which option is best for you and your goals:
ITAC offers both the Certificate III and Certificate IV government funded teacher aide courses to residents of the Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas from $50 (concessional co-contribution course fee) and $100 for standard enrolments (co-contribution course fee). The rest of your course fee is paid for by the Queensland state government directly to ITAC so all you need to worry about is finishing your course and finding your perfect job as a teacher aide on the Sunshine Coast!
There are plenty of schools on the Sunshine Coast almost all of which employ a large number of support workers including teacher aides. Once you have completed your course you may look for work in any number of Sunshine Coast schools. There are a number of options available to you including:
You can also look for work by contacting preferred schools (once you graduate with a nationally recognised qualification from a reputable provider) and submitting a copy of your certificate, a resume and your clearances. You can learn about how to become a teacher aide on the Sunshine Coast by first reading our detailed article: How to become a teacher aide, and you may also find useful information in this article: How much do teacher aides get paid? Finding work is much easier when you complete your course with a quality provider such as ITAC and master the essential and invaluable skills that schools desire such as:
Ask your preferred provider for a list of teaching and behaviour strategies that they intend on teaching in their courses – no two providers are the same.
Each of our Sunshine Coast teacher aide courses are offered via distance learning mode, which gives our students the maximum flexibility to study whenever and wherever it suits them. Students can access live webinars facilitated by our expert trainers and guest lecturers, watch videos and past recordings, read learner guides and e-books, and complete their theory assessments for a quick and efficient turn-around so you can keep moving to the next topic. ITAC’s online learning portal has been built inhouse specifically for ITAC students – and ITAC students alone have access – another reason why our completion rate is 3x the national average according to government statistics (NCVER 2018 data slicer).
You can learn more about whether studying online is right for you by reading this free article written and published by ITAC: Teacher aide courses online: is it right for me?
If you choose to enrol with us, you’ll have online access to all the learning resources you need to successfully complete your course and to develop your pedagogical understanding (knowledge of teaching and learning approaches and techniques). These skills are an essential part of your professional development and mean the difference between being a highly effective contributor to the education team or being a hindrance. For this reason, ensure that you enrol with a quality provider who emphasises pedagogical knowledge and teaching skills and techniques.
Do not think however, that you have to go at it alone – even with a distance or online enrolment. Each of our distance-learning teacher aide courses for Sunshine Coast students is facilitated by an experienced trainer. This trainer is readily contactable by phone or email for expert advice and guidance at any stage. We are the pre-eminent provider of teacher aide training in Australia – the industry leader. To learn more about our courses we recommend reading any of the following free articles so you can be sure that becoming a teacher aide is the right choice for you:
You can also find out how much teacher aides get paid here, and what you’ll be doing when you graduate and find work as a teacher’s aide in a Sunshine Coast school here. We went to great lengths to write these detailed articles, so you have plenty of accurate information in order to make the best decision based on your needs and goals.
You should also feel free to contact us here at ITAC if you have any questions about becoming a teacher’s aide on the Sunshine Coast!
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