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Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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University Preparation Course (Education Assistant Program)
Provides an entry pathway to selected undergraduate teaching degrees at ECU. The course is designed to enable Education Assistants to understand how they can effectively support teachers in facilitating children’s learning in the compulsory years of schooling (pre-primary, primary or secondary school settings). The course is suitable for education assistants with experience seeking current professional development, those contemplating working as education assistants and those wishing to pursue further studies in teaching who may wish to use the course as an entry pathway into University.
Non-Standard Timetable Information (e.g. early start, weekend courses, etc)
Classes for this course are delivered over weekends.
Semester 1 applicants: this course commences in February.
Semester 2 applicants: this course commences in July.
Additional Course Information
Australian Citizens, holders of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa, Permanent Residents and New Zealand Citizens who will be residents in Australia for the duration of their study, are normally eligible to study in a Commonwealth Supported Place, making these courses free, with no up-front or deferred tuition fees.