Certificate III in Education Support & Certificate IV in Education Support

The Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213) and Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213) dual qualification will equip you with the skills required to support students with different developmental issues, and the knowledge needed to guide the responsible behaviour of children and young people in a safe and supportive environment. 

You will also learn how to assist Teachers in delivering planned education programs, support the development of literacy, numeracy and oral skills, ensure the learning environment is inclusive and relevant, support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm, ensure the effective functioning of a classroom and understand and apply a range of principles and processes to facilitate student learning.

Upon completion of this course, you will be qualified to work as a Teacher Aide, Education Assistant or Education Officer. You may also choose to work as a Special Needs Teacher Aide, assisting Teachers in educating children with learning difficulties.  Across all roles, you will encourage participation in classroom and other school activities to develop the skill sets and increase the confidence of children.

Work Placement

These courses also require a minimum of 100 hours of work placement in an education environment and a supervisor able to sign off on practical demonstration elements. You will also be required to undertake the unit HLTAID003 Provide First Aid through an external provider.

Please note that this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the coming year. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 20 January, 2023 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send an enquiry to our Career Advisors.

CHC30213 & CHC40213 Foundation Education Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Education

  • Qualification

    Certificate III, Certificate IV

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    24 months

  • Start date

    Anytime - start today!

  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.