This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to maintain compliance with legislation, policy and industrial instruments that relate to the education support worker role.
The unit applies to education support job roles in a variety of education contexts including schools and other educational settings.
This work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other educational professional.
Work role and responsibilities.
Legislation relating to the education sector, the education support worker’s role and key requirements of each.
Organisational policies and procedures for responding to legislative issues, and how these are applied.
Duty of care responsibilities as applies to non-teaching staff.
Safe working practices.
Potential hazards and risks for students resulting from breaches of relevant legislation or policy.
Key requirements of industrial awards.
Relevant code/s of ethics.
Equal employment opportunity and equity and diversity principles.