People in Rockingham and surrounding areas can now enrol in any one of Australia’s most popular teacher aide courses with the leading provider in Western Australia: Fast Track Training Australia. Based only a few kilometres away in Cockburn Central (just off the freeway near Beeliar Drive). We know the local industry like the back of our hand and will ensure that you learn the skills required to work in any of Rockingham’s schools (or nearby in Mandurah, Kwinana or even Cockburn for those who are adventurous).
Students in Rockingham can study 1 or more of 3 teacher aide programs with FTTA. Which course you are advised to study depends on your goals, aspirations, experience, needs and abilities:
Whether you choose to study a teacher aide course in Rockingham by class or distance mode, you will have 24/7 access to our world-class learning portal which holds an extensive selection of resources: videos, lectures, recorded webinars, readings, e-books, guides, activities, presentations, links, learning activities such as quizzes and many other features. This is one reason why our completion rate is 3 times the national average and why our students are sought after by schools.
Students enrolled with FTTA in a teacher aide course from Rockingham can expect to learn an array of best practice teaching and learning strategies, behaviour management techniques, support strategies and skills for working with special needs students, and many practical and important methods of supporting the classroom teacher in the general operation of the classroom or centre. These vital skills will make you an invaluable member of the school, helping you to land your perfect job as a teacher aide in one of Rockingham’s many schools.
You can learn more about what to expect in your course and what teacher aides do day to day by reading any one of our blogs such as:
Did you know? Only 500 metres offshore from Rockingham are the Shoalwater Islands – a famous Marine Park. Rockingham also hosts a growing education sector with more than 40 schools operating in the local area such as Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School and Rockingham Senior High School – almost all schools in the Rockingham area employ dozens of teacher aides (commonly also known as ‘EAs’ or Education Assistants, which is a term ONLY used in WA). Other states use terms such as learning support officer (NSW), integration aide (Victoria) and school support officer (SA). Teacher aides in WA are known simply as EAs generally speaking (for example note the title of the following: Education Assistants General Agreement here which contains information about salary, hours and entitlements).
Students in all nationally recognised teacher aide courses need to complete the mandatory 100-hour placement in a local school in Rockingham or another area (Kwinana etc.) such as but not limited to primary schools, high schools, special needs schools and other speciality schools. You can find out about schools in the Rockingham area by searching this government database or the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia. Students can find work in government and non-government schools particularly once they hold a qualification with a reputable provider as this shows that they have well-developed pedagogical knowledge (knowledge of teaching and learning strategies, approaches, techniques and skills).
While FTTA offer teacher aide courses all over Australia (and have students and graduates in thousands of schools in every state and territory), FTTA’s story began in the Mandurah-Rockingham area with the first class being held in Halls Head, only 15 minutes’ drive away – in other words, we know the local industry inside and out!
If you are seeking to enrol in a teacher aide course in Rockingham and are not sure which course or mode is best suited to you, talk to one of our friendly student advisors. There are a variety of study options available to suit the needs of busy adult learners – our bread and butter – the average age of an FTTA student is 37. Why wait for another opportunity to pass you by? Contact us today and get started on your new journey.
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1 in 2 study the CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support with FTTA.
Interest free plans from $40 - no hidden fees, includes all resources.
From $50 - courses subsidised by the Queensland government.
Live webinars, regular tutorials, phone and email support.
We visit every learner on placement to help improve your practice.
A 30-day no obligation period so you can be sure the course is for you.
Supported, self-paced distance mode or class from 1 day per week.
Learn industry best practice and research-based pedagogy.
An established provider with more than 5000 happy graduates.
With more than 5000 graduates, FTTA is the go-to provider for teacher's aide courses. 1 in 2 students choose to study the CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support with FTTA.
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