CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support

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Course code CHC30221
Qualification gained Certificate III in School Based Education Support
Nationally recognised
Study mode

Flexible delivery (including online with some projects/activities and/or skills-based training)

There is a work placement requirement of 100 hours (minimum) in a classroom environment catering to primary or secondary school students, within at least one school in Australia to successfully complete the course, however, the majority is online so you can study at your own pace in your own time. ‘Work placement requires commencement of the following units of competency: CHCEDS034, CHCEDS056, CHCEDS059, CHCEDS036, CHCEDS037, CHCEDS057, CHCEDS060, CHCEDS061. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across these units.’

Flexible duration Up to 18 months
Study load Self-paced
Start date Start anytime
Delivery Methods This course is delivered using an asynchronous study methodology, utilising mainly online delivery (eLearning) of training materials supported with emails and phone calls with the trainer and assessor, on request.
Assessment method Short Answer Questions, Case-Studies, Audio/Video (recorded) Role-plays and Workplace Practical Activities, Work Placement Workbook.
Course units:

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCEDS056 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS059 Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
CHCEDS033 Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
CHCEDS034 Contribute to the planning and implementation of educational programs
CHCEDS035 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS036 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS037 Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS057 Support students with additional needs in the classroom
CHCEDS060 Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCEDS061 Support responsible student behaviour
HLTAID011* Provide First Aid
HLTAID012* Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

*You will need to undertake the two first aid courses externally, with a provider of your choice, and submit a copy of your certification to the College. Australian College does not deliver these units. These units may be completed at any stage throughout the course duration and must be current at course completion.

Career opportunities Teacher’s Aide, Teaching Assistant

The training package does not stipulate any mandatory entry requirements for the qualification delivered by this course.

The admission criteria are articulated through Australian College marketing and pre-enrolment information and include the following:

  • Students will undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy review before Australian College accepts their application for enrolment. The student must have a good command of spoken and written English. They must have the skills to understand different numeracy concepts and to read and write a range of business documents and communications.
  • Depending on the unit, students may be required to interact with actual or simulated team members, clients and staff and maybe required to participate in audio/video-recorded role-plays with others.
  • It is recommended that Students must be at least 15 years of age before the date of enrolment. Where a student is less than 18 years of age, parents or guardians must also provide enrolment consent.

Students must have access to and be able to operate:

  • An internet-enabled PC/Laptop or similar running a current operating system (E.g Windows 10 or Mac OSX)
  • An audio/video recording device (such as a mobile phone) for the purpose of preparing audio/video assessment recordings
  • Zoom for the direct observation assessment tasks
  • Microsoft Office (or compatible software)
  • Current web browser (e.g., Chrome)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader or another PDF document viewer
  • Valid email address

Childcare Work Placement Requirement;

  • Working with Children Check (WWCC) or Blue Card (State Specific)
  • Health checks (where required by the childcare centre)
  • Current immunisation records

Overseas Students Policy

This course is not available to students on an Overseas Student Visa.

As defined in the ESOS Act 2000, ‘Overseas students’ are not eligible to apply to enrol in this nationally recognised course, nor are they eligible for certification. Please refer to the Enrolment Terms and Conditions.

Before $3,500 Now only $2,800 **
PAYMENT OPTION 1 – $1,400 now, $1,400 in a week 2
PAYMENT OPTION 2 – $300 deposit then $50 weekly = $3,100
PAYMENT OPTION 3 Completely customise your own payment plan here.
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Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may continue your studies and undertake the following:


  • CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

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