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Support the next generation by providing help in the classroom where it’s needed most.
RMIT’s Certificate IV in Education Support is designed to provide you with the essential skills to work collaboratively with teachers and students in school and community settings.
Successful completion of this qualification and meeting requirements will provide a pathway into the Bachelor of Education teaching degrees.
What you will gain through this program
Graduates of this program will gain the practical skills and confidence they need to support teachers in the classroom.
You will have the opportunity to put your learning into practice with our supervised vocational placement.
Why study a Certificate IV in Education Support at RMIT?
At RMIT, you’ll be studying at an institution with expert teachers, passionate researchers and strong connection to industry.
Our emphasis on emerging theory and practical focus means our graduates are among the most employable in Australia.
This certificate provides a pathway to the Bachelor of Education teaching programs.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
The work and tasks you complete during this program will focus on the teaching and learning of young people.
Assessment may include:
- question-and-answer written tasks
- oral tasks
- group work
- online tasks
- work-based assessment
- evidence gathered from the workplace environment.
Throughout the program you will engage in placement that will develop the skills required for you to work under direct supervision in a real workplace. Vocational placements are organised in negotiation with individual students.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
You'll qualify to work in a diverse range of education and training roles, providing assistance and support to supervisors/teachers in educational and learning environments and situations.
Possible job titles:
- education assistant/special needs
- education support worker
- integration aide
- inclusion supports facilitator
- support worker (children with disabilities)
- teacher aide
- teacher assistant
- home tutor.
Program and course information
Learn how to support where it's needed most
Develop skills and knowledge to work closely and collaboratively with teachers as well as students with special needs. Qualify in the pathway to becoming a teacher.