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Certificate IV in Education Support


This course is for those seeking a Career as a Qualified Education Worker.

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TMG College Australia     

Program Overview

The CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support program 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.




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CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support TMG College Australia


Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.

  • Subjects

    The CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support requires 17 Subjects:

    Core Subjects:

    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

    Elective Subjects:

    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.

    All other electives available on request.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this Program however Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment

    These will assist with determining suitability and relevance into course entry and identification of any support needs. 

    The ability to obtain a Working with Children Check and Police Check - Working with Children Check & Police Check required for Industry Work Placement. 

  • Work Placement

    Minimum of 100 hrs in a regulated environment (Primary School, Secondary School, Special Needs School)
  • Assessment

    Assessment methods may include:

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

    Traineeship: Estimated duration 78 Weeks 

    Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 52 Weeks 

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to Face Training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement. 

    Structured Work Placement 

    There is a mandatory work placement requirement of 100 hours (minimum) to complete this course. The placement hours need to be completed in a Primary School, Secondary School or Special Needs School. 

    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a mobile manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed Mode Training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Online, Face to Face and Workplace Based. 

  • Pathways

    Students who successfully complete this program may pathway into further study options, such as:

    • Diploma of Education Studies
  • 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
  • Fees & Eligibility

    Enrolment Fees:
    Without Concession - $153.60
    With Concession - $30.72

    *Job Trainer Enrolment Fee , eligibility criteria applies


    Fee for Service: $4,990.00

    The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. 

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. TMG College Australia encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this training.

    Skill First Eligibility 1. You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident* or New Zealand Citizen. 2. You must not have completed the same AQF level qualification or higher than the course you wish to enrol in, unless under 20 years of age on 1 January this year. 3. You must not have commenced or be scheduled to commence more than two Victorian Government subsidised courses this year; and 4. You must not be currently enrolled in two or more Victorian Government subsidised courses.

    Traineeship incentives may be applicable on full time/ part time basis, subject to eligibility. Enrolment fees apply.

    This is a JobTrainer Funded Course. A person can participate under JobTrainer if they are:
    • 17 to 24 years old when the course starts; or
    • a job seeker of any age; and 
    • have not commenced a full qualification under JobTrainer before.


    *Formal confirmation of permanent residence granted by the Department of Home Affairs (or its successor) AND the student’s foreign passport or ImmiCard required

  • Locations

    This Qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Box Hill 
    • Werribee 
  • Upcoming Classes

    TMG College Australia

  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of qualification if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG's matched qualifications 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TMG. 


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