Undergraduate Certificate in Education (Primary)
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Want to start a career pathway in education but not ready to commit to a full four-year
undergraduate teacher education program? Do you enjoy working with children and young
people in their education journey? This program gives you an introduction to Education and
the professional work of teachers and supports your development of foundational skills and
knowledge for teaching in primary education settings. It will provide a first step in supporting
your further enrolment into the Bachelor of Primary Education program that will enable you
to become a registered primary school teacher. For more information, visit Undergraduate Certificate in Education (Primary) at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Students will complete a 10 day Supervised Professional Experience (SPE) within this program, students must have a Working with Children Check (Blue Card), or link their existing Blue Card to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast. On successful completion of the University Certificate in Education (Primary), and subject to meeting all other entry criteria, you may receive up to 48 units of credit towards UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s Bachelor of Primary Education program.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Year 12 Mathematics and/or Science
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

No reportable data.

Career opportunities

The program will support students in meeting the entrance requirements for the Bachelor of Primary Education to continue their studies as a teacher educator. Students may also meet the job requirements for work as a teacher aide.

Course Code
014707
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$1992 (1st year contribution)
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1/2 years Full time or 1 year Part time

Location
Moreton Bay