A bachelor degree in education majoring in special education is needed to work as a Special Needs Teacher. Qualified teachers may complete postgraduate qualifications to specialise as a Special Needs Teacher.
Registration with the relevant state or territory board is needed to work as a Special Needs Teacher.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- national police check
- working with children check
- first aid certificate
- training in anaphylaxis and/or asthma management
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
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