CHC40213Certificate IV in Education Support


Build Your Education Support Skills

This 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. Some job roles may require tasks to be performed with a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership to other staff/volunteers.

Career Outcomes:

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification may include: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education worker, Indigenous language and culture teaching assistant, education assistant, language worker, education assistant (special needs), literacy worker, education support worker, support worker (working with children with disabilities), home tutor, teacher aide, homeland teaching assistant, teacher assistant.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Vocational Placement

This course requires completion of 100 hours of mandatory Vocational Placement with a provider. This placement will:

  • support transition to the workplace and expectations of performance in the workforce
  • assist you in developing skills and application of knowledge within the workplace, promoting stronger embedding of learning
  • provide exposure to real workplace situations and circumstances which cannot be replicated in a learning environment or simulation.

Study Options*

Prime Learning offers this course under a number of different study options:

  • Traineeship
    We are able to deliver this course as a traineeship in the workplace or via distance education
  • Fee For Service
    Anyone has the opportunity to undertake this course through workplace or distance education.
  • Higher Level Skills
    Only available to Queensland residents and subject to eligibility. Face-to-face or distance education.

CHC40213 - Certificate IV in Education Support

This course can be completed in 12 months (based on a full-time workload) or up to 24 months through a traineeship.
It requires the successful completion of seventeen (17) units consisting of twelve (12) core units and five (5) elective units, of which: at least three (3) must be selected from the elective units listed below, up to two (2) units may be selected from any endorsed training packages or accredited courses relevant to the work outcome.
All electives chosen must support the overall integrity of the AQF level of this qualification and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units
Unit Code Unit Name
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
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Elective Units
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCEDS019 Support students’ mathematics learning
CHCEDS020 Support students’ literacy learning
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS012 Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCEDS008 Comply with school administrative requirements

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