Professional Certificate in Teacher's Aide

Are you looking to advance your skills as a teacher's aide or start a career in education assistance, making a meaningful impact on young minds? Imagine the difference you could make by gaining knowledge in classroom delivery skills, educational psychology, child and adolescent mental health, child psychology and time management. The Professional Certificate in Teacher’s Aide is your tailored pathway to becoming an indispensable educational support professional in Australia.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront Payment with a discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Self-paced. Approximately 500 hours to complete the course, which has five key modules made up of 45 lessons.
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes

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 Extracurricular Activities (such as Drama or Sport)
  • Youth Leader
Course Modules

Module 1: Classroom Delivery Skills

  1. Interpersonal Communication in Education
  2. Listening Skills
  3. Understanding Motivation
  4. Motivational factors
  5. Applying Motivation to Education
  6. Stress Management
  7. Conflict Management
  8. Mediation and Negotiation

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

  1. Introduction -Development and Learning Theory
  2. Behavioural Learning
  3. Information Processing
  4. Memory Retention and Loss
  5. Individual Needs
  6. Constructivist Learning
  7. Motivation

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.

Module 3: Child and Adolescent Mental Health

  1. Nature and Scope of Mental Health
  2. Childhood Depression
  3. Anxiety Disorders
  4. Tic Disorders
  5. Brain Disorders (Injury and Disease)
  6. Other Disorders
  7. Environmental Problems
  8. Problems of Adolescence
  9. Holistic and Alternative Approaches to Treatment
  10. Special Project

In this module, you will learn about mental health problems in childhood, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, tic disorders and problems associated with brain disease or injury, environmental factors, abuse and neglect. As an introductory module, it provides a solid foundation to the scope of common child and adolescent mental health disorders and how to identify them.

Module 4: Child Psychology

  1. Introduction to Child Psychology
  2. The Newborn Infant
  3. States and Senses of the Infant
  4. Leaming
  5. Emotions and Socialisation
  6. Cognitive Development
  7. Language Development
  8. Intelligenæ
  9. Socialisation - Part A
  10. Morality
  11. Sexuality
  12. Socialisation - Part B

This module aims to deliver an introduction into child psychology, where you will discover how infants and children develop (socially, cognitively, sexually, morally), how they acquire language and different types of learning. You will hone your critical thinking skills, learn how to make observations of behaviour seen in children and ways to analyse information to encourage you to approach scenarios from a different perspective.

This module will cover a range of topics; from discovering how parenting styles can influence childhood behaviour, to what age you can expect children to start speaking, to learning how much of a child’s behaviour is due to genetics and understanding how children learn in different ways.

Module 5: Time Management

  1. Nature and Scope of Time Management
  2. Obstacles to Time Management
  3. Time Management Strategies
  4. Time Management Assessment Tools
  5. Prioritising Time
  6. Maintaining Productivity
  7. Effective Delegation
  8. Other Time Management Tools

This module explores the nature and scope of time management, identifying common obstacles and equipping you with effective strategies to overcome them. It includes an in-depth look at various time management assessment tools, helping you to understand and prioritise tasks more effectively.

Additionally, this module delves into techniques for maintaining productivity, including the principles of effective delegation. It also covers a range of other time management tools designed to enhance efficiency in an educational setting. By the end of this module, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how to manage time effectively, a crucial skill for any teacher's aide.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you five days a week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.


Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving on to the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors 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, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.


Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Approval & Recognition

The Learning Group is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

Have a question?

Our Course Consultants can answer any questions you may have. They will help you to find the best course for you and your goals and how to enrol.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry, or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry-leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of online courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of online courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. Among these offerings, the Digital Marketing Course stands out for those interested in harnessing the power of the Internet for business success. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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