Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

If you're looking to start a rewarding career in helping children get the best education possible, then this CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from Foundation Education could be just what you're looking for. The qualification will ensure that you have the right set of skills to enable you to effectively perform in a range of education support jobs by teaching you in-demand skills such as how to assist students with special needs, how to provide and manage a stimulating, safe and meaningful learning environment and how to assist teachers in a range of administrative functions.

This flexible, online course with a practical component covers all essential areas required for education support roles such as how to assist in facilitation of student learning, support students in improving their literacy and numeracy skills, facilitate learning for students with disabilities and support implementation of behaviour plans.

Workplace component

The course also involves 100 hours of practical work within a primary and/or secondary school setting that will give you the opportunity to put your newly acquired skills to practice and provide you real life classroom experience.


Assessments will include a range of quizzes, knowledge questions and case studies. Students will also need to undertake workplace projects and observations and will be required to submit video evidence of their learnings.

Start studying today and you will be able to commence your new career in the field of education support within 18 months.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

CHC40221 Foundation Education
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV, VET

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Self-paced, up to 18 months

  • Start date

    This is an online course - start any time!

  • 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.