Paraprofessional

Course Overview

No man is an island. Even in the world of academe, no educator can execute his role by himself. This is where the role of a paraprofessional comes into play. Taking many names, paraprofessionals assist in the day-to-day tasks of educators or teachers, taking part in making sure the quality of student learning.

Aimed for people who are on their way to being a full-fledged teacher or to those who want to experience and learn more about a new profession, our Paraprofessional certification is the perfect fit. It details the roles and responsibilities of a paraprofessional, the components of effective instruction, and management and instructional techniques. It also tackles strategies on how to assist on student cognition, learning, and behaviour.

To sum it up, this course takes a 360-degree ride on the important points of becoming a paraprofessional. If you’ve gone excited by the thought of assisting teachers in delivering instruction to students, then this course must be for you!

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access to quality course content and materials for 12 weeks
  • Seamless compatibility across all devices and browsers
  • End of module assessments to test your knowledge of the covered topics
  • Access to dedicated online support throughout course duration
Course Duration

To provide maximum flexibility, there is no specific deadline of completion for this course. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go. Take note that the aforementioned learning hours is just an estimate. The duration to complete the entire course still depends on your learning pace. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go.

Course Certification

Upon completing the Paraprofessional Certification, you will receive a certificate of completion from Skills on Projects. This certificate will be in PDF format and will be sent to the email address you have used on sign up. No additional fee will be charged to secure this certification. Use it to boost your CV and help organisations uncover effective methods of communicating through different technologies.

Course Outline
  • Module 1: THE PARAPROFESSIONAL
  • Module 2: EXPLORING INSTRUCTIONAL SUPERVISION
  • Module 3: EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION AND LEARNING
  • Module 4: THE CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES, AND MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
  • Module 5: COGNITION AND LEARNING
  • Module 6: FACTORS AFFECTING LEARNING
  • Module 7: INFLUENCING BEHAVIOUR
  • Module 8: DEALING WITH BEHAVIOUR THROUGH REWARDS AND SANCTION
  • Module 9: TIME MANAGEMENT AND OBSERVATION METHODS
  • Module 10: RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR PARAPROFESSIONALS

Minimum Technological Requirements

Device and Browser

Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.

Pen and Paper

Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.

Internet Access

To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.

Want to Improve Your Paraprofessional Skills?

Taking many names, paraprofessionals assist in the day-to-day tasks of educators or teachers, taking part in making sure the quality of student learning. If the thought of assisting teachers in delivering instruction to students excites you, this is the right course for you! Enrol now!

Price: $299

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