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

Course outline

Ready to start your career in education? Do you enjoy working with children and young people in their learning journeys? This certificate gives you an introduction to education and the professional work of teachers.

In this program you will develop foundational skills and knowledge for teaching in primary education settings. You’ll learn about child to adolescent development, planning for learning, developing and creating technology-enhanced resources for teaching, and improve your own literacy, numeracy and ICT skills and knowledge. 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 valid Suitability Card (Blue Card) before commencing professional experience; refer to institution. 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, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2024

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

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

The program provides a pathway into the Bachelor of Primary Education. Students may also meet the job requirements for work as a teacher aide.

Course Code
019707
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$2060 (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
Wide Bay/Burnett