The best aspects of the training - AQTF Learner Questionniare:
" Lectures and assessment tasks"
" Expanded my understanding of the subject matter enormously".

Diploma graduate 2011

Courses

Courses - Autism Teaching Institute

Autism Teaching Institute delivers the following nationally recognised training courses:

Vocational Graduate Certificate
in Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (22097VIC)
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Vocational Graduate Diploma
of Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (22096VIC)
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Participants undertaking the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Teaching Students with ASD (22096VIC) and the Vocational Graduate Diploma of Teaching Students with ASD (22097VIC) will generally be qualified teachers from:

  • Primary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Specialist schools, or
  • Registered Training Providers (RTOs)








Course duration:

The courses are designed for teachers/professionals working full time.

The Vocational Graduate Certificate has 4 units taken over 1 year part time study.

The Vocational Graduate Diploma involves all 7 units over 2 years part-time.





Course features:

The courses feature an ASD specific teaching practicum at Western Autistic School and at ATI partner schools with autism expertise. You will receive support, coaching and mentoring from an experienced teacher of students with ASDs.

The ASD specific teaching practicum of 45 days is integrated within the units and is a mandatory for successful completion of the diploma.

Flexible delivery and assessment arrangements will be provided, wherever possible.

Class sizes are typically 30 students.


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Entry requirements:

To undertake the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Teaching Students with ASD (22097VIC) participants must be qualified teachers. Non teaching professionals working in the field of autism may complete a single unit for a fee and will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Entrants to the Vocational Graduate Diploma of Teaching Students with ASD (22096VIC) must have already achieved the competencies defined by the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Teaching Students with ASD (22097VIC). The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) recognises the Diploma as a Special Education qualification.


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Fees and Charges:

The Autism Teaching Institute will not collect student fees more then 10 weeks in advance of training. A payment schedule will be available and implemented by agreement with students on enrolment.

Course costs are as follows:


Vocational Graduate Certificate in Teaching Students with ASD (22097VIC) - $11,000

Vocational Graduate Diploma of Teaching Students with ASD (22096VIC)- $11,000

General enquiries
For general enquiries about the courses including relevance of the courses to your work, please call Steve, Gabriella or Miriam at the ATI Laverton office on (03) 9097 2080 or you can send an email request to:

steve@autismteachinginstitute.org.au
gabriella@autismteachinginstitute.org.au
harding.miriam.m@edumail.vic.gov.au




Application and Enrolment Procedures

Notice of applications for the 2014 intake of the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Teaching Students with ASD (22097VIC) will be posted late term 3 or early term 4, 2013.

Students wishing to apply to enter
the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Teaching Students with ASD (22097VIC) or the
Vocational Graduate Diploma of Teaching Students with ASD (22096VIC)
can telephone the Autism Teaching Institute Laverton office on:
T: (03) 9097 2080, or
Email:
gabriella@autismteachinginstitute.org.au
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