Course Overview

Course Code CHC40213
Course Title Certificate IV in Education Support
Location Melbourne City Campus, Werribee, Box Hill
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Full Fee
Duration Traineeship: 1.5 Years
Non-Traineeship: 1 Year
Mode of Delivery Traineeship/Apprenticeship, Non-Traineeship/Non-Apprenticeship

– Become a qualified Education worker.
– Traditional and new techniques.
– Work-ready training.
– Hands-on experience.
– Experienced trainers
– Various study locations

The CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision. This is an ideal qualification for working as a teacher’s aide or education support worker.


Assessment methods may include:

  • Demonstration/Presentation/ On Site observation
  • Questioning / Written assessment task
  • Research assignment / Project / Portfolio
  • Role Play/Case Study
  • Workplacement Assessment
Estimated work placement: 100 hours

Units of Competency

The CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support requires 17 units of competency:

Core Units

CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001 – Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS021 – Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCEDS022 – Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS024 – Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCEDS025 – Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS032 – Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety


CHCEDS006 – Support the development of numeracy skills
HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid
CHCEDS005 – Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS026 – Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs
CHCEDS013 – Use an e-learning management system

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 4) are desirable to participate in the course.


Fee Types

Full Fee
Traineeship $5,529.60
Non-Traineeship $5,529.60


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* Eligibility criteria applies
* Material fees may apply
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment


Learners who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:

  • CHC51308 – Diploma of Education Support

Your Career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education worker
  • Indigenous language and culture teaching assistant
  • Education assistant
  • Language worker / Literacy worker
  • Education assistant (special needs)
  • Education support worker
  • Support worker (working with children with disabilities)
  • Education worker
  • Teacher aide / Teacher assistant
  • Home tutor
  • Homeland teaching assistant