What’s it all about?
Arguably the most important profession within society, education is the torch that gets passed from one generation to another in the pursuit of knowledge. Studying education at university is a great choice for people with great people skills. The level at which you are qualified to teach depends on your degree, but nearly all education degrees have a focus around childhood development and basic literary and mathematics skills. If you ever thought being a teacher would be rewarding then check it out!
Will it suit me?
If you are passionate about education and think that you would be great in a classroom setting then you should strongly consider this pathway.
Teachers are incredibly important and if you want to give back to the community this is a great opportunity.
What Will I learn?
Depending on which degree you choose you will learn about how to teach to different age groups and settings. Subjects such as
childhood development, literacy, mathematics and science are all cornerstones to forging great educators.
Certificate IV – This will give you the fundamental skills to enter the industry and is needed in Australia to acquire employment
Diploma – A Diploma delves deeper into the industry and sets you up with a greater knowledge of the core functions of Education in different environments and disciplines.
Bachelor Degree – A degree will give you a comprehensive understanding and fundamental skill set to allow you to not only gain employment in the many fields of education, but grasp an understanding of the best practices.
How long will the course last?
Certificate IV – Full Time: 1 year
Diploma – Full Time: 1 year
Bachelor Degree – Full Time: 3 years
What will I earn?
Average salary for Primary School Teacher- $56,000
Average sakary for Secondary School Teacher- $61,000
What careers will there be for me?
Obviously teaching is the major career path from these degrees. What school level you are qualified to teach is dependant
on your education choice. There are also roles available providing disability support and developing government policy in regards to education.
The obvious ones are:
But you also have the choice between Primary, Secondary, Special or Early Childhood Education. What are you after?
What is Fee-Help or HECS?
Did you know the FEE-HELP / HECS scheme allows you to study now and pay for a course later? The great thing about FEE-HELP / HECS is that you don’t have to make any re-payments until you have a job and your income reaches a certain level, which for the 2014 / 15 income year is $53,345.
What’s for me?
That is precisely the difference with Year13. We work with over 30 course providers who will find out what you have always wanted to do and find the best course and provider to suit your study needs.
Whether you are studying part time, full time, online, or in a classroom our course advisors will find the best fit to suit your needs.