Get a head start on your teaching career with this entry-level qualification. This course is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and is offered to both high school students and adult learners.
This course will teach you essential skills in education support including supporting students with developmental issues, assisting with activity sessions, and guiding responsible behaviour in a safe and supportive environment. You'll also learn how to use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education such as developing Indigenous language and culture lessons, producing work that expresses Indigenous identity, and communicating with parents, students and colleagues in Indigenous language.
Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek work as a qualified teaching assistant. You will also be able to take advantage of our pathway options and apply to progress into a Bachelor of Education at James Cook University.