Certificate in Teacher's Aide

Are you passionate about children? Do you aspire to work in a teaching environment? Do you love being part of a child’s learning process? Do you want to learn more about behavioural and information processing theories? Then this course is for you.




Approximately 200 hours
to complete the course, which has 2 key modules made up of 15 subjects.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to complete this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend, printed information in English, and to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.


Upon completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.


Online, flexible learning at your own pace.

Availability of Content

12 months to access the course content (extensions are considered on a case-by-case basis)

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

Designed as an introductory course to deliver the foundations of teaching and effective learning environments to set you up for success as a Teacher’s Aide. Explore practical techniques to deliver lessons that inspire, motivate and encourage students to learn, to ensure you are confident in a classroom setting. Discover the different ways children learn and how to manage challenging behaviours in a teaching-learning situation.

Course Outline

2 Key Modules, made up of 15 subjects.

Module 1: Classroom Delivery Skills (100 hours)

In this module you will explore practical and important skills required to have a successful teaching-learning experience within a classroom environment. Discover strategies to help improve a student’s ability to listen, while at the same time exploring ways to better your communication delivery to optimise learning. Learn how to motivate and engage students by fostering their unique differences and adapting your teaching style accordingly.

Module 2: Educational Psychology (100 hours)

Educational psychology explores how human beings develop in terms of language, memory and learning processes. In this module, you will learn how to apply this educational psychology to various learning environments to get the best out of your students and enhance your teacher-student relationships. You will explore different approaches to teaching and learning, and their benefits or disadvantages in different situations. Gain a better understanding of the various theories of development and learning, to ensure the lessons you design are effective and successful.

For the full subject list and course guide, fill out our Enquiry Form and our course advisors will be in touch.


Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Who will this course interest?

This course may be of interest to people working, or aspiring to work in or as:

› Music Teacher
› School Environment

› Teacher’s Aide
› Teacher’s Assistant
› Teacher in Extra-Curricular Activity (such as Drama, Sport)
› Youth Leader

If you have a specific job in mind, it is important that you research exactly what is required before enrolling in a course. Different roles will require different skills, qualifications and recognition. If you are unsure, one of our course advisors will be able to help you with this.

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