Certificate IV in Education Support

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Course Code CHC40213
Course Title Certificate IV in Education Support
Location Melbourne City Campus, Werribee, Box Hill
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Duration 1 Year
Start Date: Days of Week: Location: Day/Night:
22 January, 2019 Tuesday Sunbury Day
31 January, 2019 Wednesday Sunbury Day
5 February, 2019 Tuesday Warragul Day
13 February, 2019 Wednesday Langwarrin Day
19 February, 2019 Tuesday Wallan Day
25 February, 2019 Monday Melton Day
26 February, 2019 Tuesday Kilsyth Day
28 February, 2019 Thursday Hastings Day
2 March, 2019 Saturday Werribee Day
7 March, 2019 Thursday Sunbury Day
8 March, 2019 Friday Cranbourne Day
25 March, 2019 Monday Doreen Day
25 March, 2019 Monday Geelong Day
26 March, 2019 Tuesday Doreen Day

Course Overview

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.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Demonstration/Presentation/ On Site observation
  • Questioning / Written assessment task
  • Research assignment / Project / Portfolio
  • Role Play/Case Study
  • Workplacement Assessment

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 3+) are desirable to participate in the course.



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


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Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
$153.60 $30.72 $5,529.60


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