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Teacher Aide Course Townsville

Learn about FTTA’s government funded teacher aide courses available in Townsville and surrounding areas.

Teacher Aide Courses in Townsville


Government funded teacher aide courses available in and around Townsville by distance learning from $50.


Did you know that Queensland government-funded teacher aide courses are now available in Townsville? And that out-of-pocket costs start from just $50 for a concessional student (co-contribution fee) or $100 for a standard student? We keep our prices as low as possible, so everyone has the same opportunity to access Australia’s leading teacher aide course by the long-established, pre-eminent provider of teacher aide courses – Fast Track Training Australia.


Teacher aide in grey jacket sitting at red desk and surrounded by colourful posters with letters and numbers.

FTTA student completes her placement and final assessment for her teacher aide course – she is now prepared and ready for her new job as a teacher aide.


If you’ve ever thought about becoming a teacher aide in one of Townsville’s 38 schools, you will probably have plenty of questions such as:

  • what course do I need to do to in order to work as a teacher aide?
  • how long does it take to do a teacher aide course?
  • how much do teacher aides get paid?
  • what exactly do teacher aides do?
  • is it easy to find work as a teacher aide in Townsville?

Read on to find out the answers to those questions and many more details about becoming a teacher aide in a Townsville school!


FTTA offers 2 government funded teacher aide courses for people living in the greater Townsville area in North QLD. Which course you choose is completely up to you, however, some courses may suit certain people more, depending on their goals and aspirations – the choice is completely up to you. The CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support is the basic introductory course which will enable you to work effectively as a teacher aide in a mainstream Townsville schools such as those listed below just to name a few:

On the other hand, the CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support will equip you with the professional skills required to effectively support teachers and students and in particular special needs schools such as Townsville Community Learning Centre. However, the best part of holding the higher level teacher aide course is that you can work in any school – as you have the highest qualification available for teacher aides, you are eligible for all support positions and will have a better chance of being employed than those who hold the lower level CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support.


Finally, we offer the teacher aide combo, however as this course is not funded in Queensland, it is not as popular as it is in other states. This course combines both the CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support and the CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support and is popular in QLD for students who are not eligible for government funding such as people on certain visas and those who have completed higher level courses such as a child care diploma.


teacher aide student in front of school resources such as books and map of world.

This could be you very soon? Picture of an FTTA student on placement ready to finish her final assessment before embarking on a new and exciting career – well done!


How long it takes to do one of our teacher aide courses is largely up to you. It depends on factors such as any experience you’ve had with children (even as a parent) and how much time you can commit to study each week. Our courses are all delivered in a self-paced, distance-learning mode to students enrolled in a teacher aide course in Townsville. That means you can study as much or as little as you like, depending on your other commitments and how quickly you want to complete your teacher aide course to start working in one of your local Townsville schools.


On average, an FTTA teacher aide course from Townsville takes around 600 hours to complete, though you may be able to complete it quicker if you have relevant background knowledge, skills or school experience (including experience with children in any capacity, childcare, aged care or have studied at this level or higher in the past). FTTA is the leading provider of teacher assistant training via distance learning in Australia. Our Townsville students have access to all of the online resources they need to complete their government funded nationally recognised course, plus access to a dedicated trainer via phone/email and other support services such as webinars and hundreds of easily accessible learning resources at the touch of a button.


A compulsory teacher aide course requirement in Queensland (in fact all of Australia) is 100 hours of work placement in a school. Many FTTA graduates end up working as a teacher aide in their placement school after they graduate, often in a relief or casual position to start with. Enrolling with a reputable provider and learning effective strategies and techniques means you might land a teacher aide job in Townsville quicker than you think! You can learn more about how to become a teacher aide by reading our article on the topic here.


For more detailed information about becoming a teacher’s aide in one of Townsville’s many public or non-government schools, check out our free videos and articles. You can also contact us to ask any questions you have about our government funded CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support or the CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.

OUR RESEARCH-BASED TEACHER AIDE COURSES

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support & CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

INTRODUCTORY COURSE

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

The introductory teacher aide course for anyone seeking to work as a support worker.

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SPECIAL NEED'S COURSE

CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

Maximise your job prospects and skills with the highest level teacher aide course.

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TEACHER AIDE COMBO

A streamlined program saving you time and money

Turbo charge your resume and save $1500 with our most popular teacher aide course.

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SAMPLE RESOURCES

Sample course resources and materials

View resources and materials from our research-based, best practice teacher aide courses.

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AUSTRALIA'S MOST POPULAR TEACHER AIDE COURSES

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support & CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

1 IN 2 CHOOSE FTTA

1 in 2 study the CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support with FTTA.

PAYMENT PLANS FROM $40

Interest free plans from $40 - no hidden fees, includes all resources.

GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES

From $50 - courses subsidised by the Queensland government.

SUPPORT

Live webinars, regular tutorials, phone and email support.

PLACEMENT

We visit every learner on placement to help improve your practice.

30-DAY NO OBLIGATION

A 30-day no obligation period so you can be sure the course is for you.

MODES

Supported, self-paced distance mode or class from 1 day per week.

RESEARCH-BASED CONTENT

Learn industry best practice and research-based pedagogy.

ESTABLISHED PROVIDER

An established provider with more than 5000 happy graduates.

INTRODUCTORY COURSE

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

The introductory teacher aide course for anyone seeking to work as a support worker.

LEARN MORE

SPECIAL NEED'S COURSE

CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

Maximise your job prospects and skills with the highest level teacher aide course.

LEARN MORE

TEACHER AIDE COMBO

A streamlined program saving you time and money

Turbo charge your resume and save $1500 with our most popular teacher aide course.

LEARN MORE

SAMPLE RESOURCES

Sample course resources and materials

View resources and materials from our research-based, best practice teacher aide courses.

LEARN MORE

ABOUT US

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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