Graduate Certificate of Education (Autism)
Create effective and inclusive learning environments for people with autism
Encourage a shift away from traditional views of autism to foster authentic inclusive education. You’ll increase your understanding of autism and develop positive support skills. Engage learners in a range of educational environments.
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Apply a person-first perspective to find the best solutions to issues.
- Identify and analyse biases, prejudices and assumptions associated with autism in educational practice.
- Demonstrate specialised knowledge of autism theory.
- Design and implement effective educational environments aligned to the strengths of students with autism.
Upon graduation, you will have the opportunity to support people with autism across a range of educational environments. You will find employment in schools, TAFEs and universities, as well as external government and not-for-profit agencies focused on education. Potential career paths include:
- Education Lead roles
- Leadership role in special education
- Disability support
- Consultancy Teacher Aide
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australia University.
Work and Life
- Relevant professional experience.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Visit our admissions centre for more information: https://www.torrens.edu.au/how-to-apply/admissions-criteria
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Using a ‘person-first’ approach, in this course you will learn to increase understanding of autism, and develop and apply positive support skills to effectively engage learners in a range of educational environments.
You will explore how to create supportive learning environments to shift away from traditional views of autism to contemporary practice and authentic inclusive education.
This is not an accredited Australian Initial Teacher Education course and therefore does not qualify the student to teach in Australia.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: Full-time: 5 months Part-time: 11 months
Recommended Study Pattern
The Graduate Certificate of Education (Autism) is two trimesters in duration for a full time student. The course comprises of 4 subjects that you are required to complete:
- 3 core subjects and 1 elective subject (combined total of 40 credit points).