Is your goal to work in primary schools? This diploma teaches you the specialised skills and knowledge you need to work with primary school-aged children as a teacher aide, learning support officer or in after-school care. You’ll learn how to design creative, intentional teaching practices using language, play and cooperation, and how to develop positive relationships that promote children’s sense of agency, safety and wellbeing. You’ll also complete 40 days of professional experience placement with school-aged children. For more information, visit Diploma in Education Studies (Primary) at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.
Students must have a Working with Children Check (Blue Card), or link their existing Blue Card to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast, prior to commencing a professional experience placement. Online offering has mandatory onsite requirements. This program includes compulsory placements in settings that require full COVID-19 vaccination.
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.
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.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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Employment in schools as a teacher aide, teacher educator, learning support or working with children in Outside School Hours Care.
1 year Full time or 2 years Part time