Graduate Certificate of Education (Special Education)
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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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.
Learn more about Torrens.
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:
- Identify and analyse biases, prejudices and assumptions associated with learning differences.
- Apply a person-first perspective to solve challenges faced in special needs education.
- Design and evaluate inclusive, ethical and effective learning environments.
- Integrate contemporary special needs education findings into teaching practices.
Special needs education is a response to a large section of our population – our disabled community. You will have opportunities to bring educational value to people with various disabilities in schools, TAFEs, universities and other agencies seeking to improve special education programs. It also provides an avenue for lead teacher status and leadership opportunities within schools and other educational establishments. Potential career paths include:
- Education Lead roles
- Leadership role in special education
- Disability support
- 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.
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.
This course takes a design-thinking approach to analyse issues and challenges faced by people with a range of additional learning needs. Informed by advanced theoretical knowledge, this special needs teacher course focuses on problem solving from a person-first approach, which shifts the role of the person at the centre from passive acceptance to a more active role that considers their individual needs.
Please note this is not an accredited Australian Initial Teacher Education course and therefore does not qualify the you 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: 2 Trimesters full-time, 4 Trimesters part-time