New Zealand Certificate in Education Support (Level 4)

NZ2761

You can play an important role in young learner’s lives by supporting them during their education. This programme is delivered 100% online and you will be required to volunteer or work in an education setting for five hours per week.

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    Level
    4
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    Credits
    40
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    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

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    Study type Open
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    Cost
    $280 NZ Domestic

    Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.

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    Student loan

During this online programme you will be responsible for assisting teachers by helping learners with their learning programme and other needs. If you are currently working as a teacher aide, learning assistant, providing education support, this programme is a great way to gain formal recognition and new skills that you can apply straight to your job.

What you will learn

Once you have achieved this qualification you will know about:

  • building professional relationships with learners and teaching staff
  • assisting young people with their learning
  • working with individuals and groups of learners
  • providing assistance by planning, implementing and evaluating small group learning sessions
  • working with and including diverse learners
  • key learning theories and children’s development
  • providing a safe environment for learners.

Employment pathways

This qualification will prepare you for a career supporting learners across the early childhood, school and community education sectors.

Planning your study

You need to complete CES401 Introduction to Education Support before enrolling in the second course CES402 Education Support in Practice.

When you have completed the first course, CES402 will be available for enrolment. Please note schools are closed for their summer break so it is important to plan your enrolment with this in mind.

  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    40
  •  
    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

  •  
    Study type Open
  •  
    Cost
    $280 NZ Domestic

    Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.

  •  
    Student loan