Certificate IV in School Based Education Support (VIC only)

If you possess a love of working with children in an educational setting and are considering turning this into a fulfilling career, then this CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) could be just the thing to get you started.

This course is designed with the needs of the contemporary education industry in mind, and covers essential subjects such as classroom support, behaviour management, communication and collaboration with teachers and other professionals, planning and implementing educational support programs, and legal and ethical considerations in the field of education support.

The course also features 100 hours of practical work placement at an approved primary or secondary school which will give you the experience you need to hit the ground running in any education support role nationally.

This course is covered by the Victorian Government's Skills First Funding Program and eligible students will be able to study this course with low fees. Please enquire to see if you qualify for government funding.


CHC40221 Melbourne College of Further Education
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Melbourne College of Further Education (RTO: 21340)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV, VET

  • Study mode

    On Campus

  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront paymentVIC Skills First Funding

  • Duration

    10 months on average

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location


  • 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.