Certificate III in School Based Education Support

If you enjoy working with children in an educational setting and are looking to commence a rewarding career, then this CHC30221 Certificate III in School based Education Support qualification from Open Colleges could be ideal for you. In addition, now is a perfect time to become a teacher's aide with almost 18,000 new positions becoming available by 2026.

This course is designed for people looking to enter the industry at entry level, and by teaching you essential skills such as how to support responsible student behaviour, how to support the development of numeracy, literacy and oral language skills, how to contribute to the planning and implementation of educational programs and how to meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment, it will ensure that you can perform confidently and competently in any teacher's aide role nationally.

In addition to the theoretical component of the course, you will also be required to complete 140 hours of practical work placement in an approved educational institution, which will ensure that you can put your newly acquired skills to the test, as well as that you can hit the ground running once you gain employment in the industry.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges.

CHC30221 Open Colleges
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  • Awarded by

    Open Colleges (RTO: 90796)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III, VET

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Self-paced, maximum of 18 months

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • 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.