Course Code: CHC30213
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The Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213) is ideal to prepare you for work as a Teacher Aide assisting children to learn and develop in the classroom.
This is Australia’s most current nationally recognised and accredited education support course where you will learn how to help and assist children learn and grow in the classroom, including children living with disabilities or who have other special needs.
If you see yourself supporting students with their development and progress in the classroom, then this is the right course for you.
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Australia’s leading Education Support course, the CHC30213 Cert III Education Support is the nationally recognised and accredited teacher’s aide course designed for anyone wanting to start a job role as a:
The most effective and popular method of delivery is via Online Learning in the form of self-paced learning. We have a continual intake of students on this basis, meaning you can enrol and start your course straight away!
Students are able to complete their training from anywhere in Australia. This means you can study from wherever you are in the country including rural areas and major cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, or Adelaide. This online course allows you to work and study at your own pace whenever it is convenient for you.
Course Duration: Students have up to 12 months from their commencement date to achieve all learning outcomes & assessments for this online education support course.
During your online training course, you will learn the essential skills and knowledge required to provide assistance in an educational setting, especially to students with special needs. This teacher’s aide course will show you how to work with other educators in supporting students’ learning, behaviour, and development, and promoting their health and safety.
You will also assist in implementing learning programs, help organise and manage a classroom or education centre, and aid in ensuring that industry and legal requirements are met. Additionally, you will learn how to work effectively with teachers and students from different cultural backgrounds and those with special needs.
The CHC30213 is Australia’s latest nationally accredited qualification for education support. It is recognised Australia-wide as one of the top courses for anyone wanting to start or advance a career as a teaching assistant or other related roles.
Inspire Education (RTO #32067) will provide you first-class training and student support while you undertake your studies in the CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support.
Expected Study Hours: This online education support course has an expected study time of up to 1455 hours (including Vocational Placement), depending on your industry experience. Students can work at their own pace and complete the course faster if they like.
Assessment Methods: The course is assessed through a combination of projects, written questions, case studies, portfolio documents and a skills journal (completed during the Vocational Placement). This gives students the maximum opportunity to develop and demonstrate their education support skills and knowledge.
The CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support has 17 total units comprised of 12 core units and 5 elective units. All elective units in this education support qualification were chosen to ensure they meet the needs of a wide range of education professionals.
These units are clustered into 6 workbooks to provide a more holistic learning experience, and reduce ‘doubling-up’ of assessment tasks in two or more course units. This may help you complete your qualification faster.
CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001 – Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS002 – Assist implementation of planned educational programs
CHCEDS003 – Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS004 – Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCEDS005 – Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006 – Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS007 – Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS017 – Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018 – Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCEDS011 – Search and assess online information
CHCEDS016 – Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment
CHCEDS025 – Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
HLTWHS001 – Participate in work health and safety
There are no formal prerequisites required to enter this qualification. However, it is preferred that students:
To support your studies Inspire will provide:
To complete your studies you will need to have access to:
You can find our student policies and procedures on the Inspire Education student handbook by clicking here.
You must complete a vocational placement in an approved educational environment in order to gain the CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support. This includes facilities such as:
You need to complete a minimum of 100 hours up to a maximum of 240 hours to fulfill the vocational placement requirement and complete your study. This work placement will allow you to gain practical workplace-based experience and solidify the skills you will learn in your teaching assistant course.
To view what is required by your Vocational Placement Provider, click here >> Vocational Placement FAQs
Note: Students are required to complete a Police Check, Blue Card or Working With Children Check, and additional manual handling training prior to commencing their vocational placement at their chosen facility. Any costs will be shouldered by the student. For students planning to do their vocational placement, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) recommends immunisation for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and influenza.
The CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support is suitable for those who plan on pursuing roles related to providing assistance in an educational environment. This course will also help you develop the skills and knowledge to apply for entry level jobs supporting students, especially those with special needs.
Once you have completed this course, you may continue your training in this field with the:
Other courses that may complement your Education Support qualifications include:
Any Learner who has completed any formal or informal training or gained work experience relevant to this education support qualification may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. When applying for RPL, you must provide sufficient evidence of competency for the units offered in this Certificate III in Education Support online course.
To apply for RPL for the Certificate III in Education Support, simply indicate on your enrolment form your intent to apply for RPL. You will then receive an RPL Kit and a call from your Trainer and RPL Assessor to help you collect evidence and identify RPL opportunities. See the RPL Guide for more information on this process and how to apply.