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Undergraduate Certificate Remote Educators


Not available to international students.
UAC Code
Online (CSP)
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Course Duration
0.5 year/s
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Semester 1
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
Can offers be deferred?
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code


Undergraduate Certificate (Remote Educators)
College of Education
Area of study

The Undergraduate Certificate (Remote Educators) offers you the opportunity to retrain and reskill in education studies relevant to remote educators. Available 100% online or on campus, this course will equip you with core skills and is a direct pathway into higher education courses across the education discipline.

During this course you will learn about arts for education, preparation for teaching in early childhood education, teaching Indigenous learners, and cultural intelligence and capability. You will be supported in your studies as this introductory course is designed to support and develop the necessary skills to be successful in your studies.

On completing the Undergraduate Certificate (Remote Educators), you'll be eligible to use the credits you've gained towards further study of a:

  • Diploma of Educational Studies
  • Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching
  • Bachelor of Education Primary
  • Bachelor of Education Secondary.

You may also use the Undergraduate Certificate as a pathway for entry into a variety of other higher education courses.
Advanced standing may be granted for some or all of the subjects you successfully complete. If further study is your intention, be sure to check the requirements of your preferred undergraduate degree to determine how many credits you can transfer.

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This 40-credit point course consist of four (4) core units. This course consists of a combination of introductory and first-year degree subjects, designed to aid students in developing the necessary skills for successful university studies.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
(4 units)
40cp Compulsory Core units totalling 40 credit points as detailed below.

CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability
ECU100 Arts for Education
ECL155 Preparation for Teaching in Early Childhood Education
EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners

  40cp Total Credit Points


Study plan

Students Commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard part time load.

Part-time Study Plan

Legend: CO = Core Unit
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CO ECU100 Arts for Education CO
ECL155 Preparation for Teaching in Early Childhood Education CO EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners CO


Course fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:

(a) Australian Citizenship; or

(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.

2021: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

Domestic students - undergraduate studies


SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS





UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.




If you do not meet any of the criteria above please visit Pathways to study to view the options available to you.

International students

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.


You will need a valid email address to create your online account.


Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.


There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.


To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

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