1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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EDUCATION AIDES perform non-teaching duties to assist teaching staff in schools and provide care and supervision for children in pre-schools or provide assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least one years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • demonstrating, supervising and participating in activities which enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children in schools and pre-school centres
  • preparing indoor or outdoor areas for learning or recreational activities
  • assisting children with intellectual, physical and behavioural difficulties with their academic studies
  • assisting children individually to learn social skills
  • assisting with the preparation of teaching aids, and copying and collating written or printed material
  • distributing and collecting lesson material
  • providing assistance to small groups of Aboriginal students
  • providing home-school liaison and counselling for Aboriginal students and their families


This section contains the following subsection :
              6311-11 Pre-School Aide
              6311-13 Integration Aide
              6311-15 Teachers' Aide
              6311-17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker

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