CHC30213Certificate III in Education Support

Foundation Education
Foundation Education
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Self-paced; complete within 18-24 months

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Education Support Worker | Teacher's Aide | Teaching Assistant | Education Assistant | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Last modified: 26 Sep 2018

In a Nutshell

The Certificate III in Education Support course will give you an understanding of how to assist with the implementation of planned educational programs, contribute to student education in all developmental domains, support the development of numeracy, literacy and oral language skills, contribute to the management of a classroom and centre, and facilitate learning for students with additional needs.

Upon graduation, you'll be qualified to work as a Teacher Aide, designing and helping to facilitate educational programs that will guide children's learning and development. You will work closely with Teachers to reinforce content covered in lessons and provide additional support to students where required.

With the Certificate III in Education Support qualification, you also have the choice to work as an Education Officer, assisting staff in the day-to-day running of public and independent schools and community education settings.

Gain practical skills

This course also requires a minimum of 100 hours of work placement in an education environment and a supervisor able to sign off on practical demonstration elements. You will also be required to undertake the unit HLTAID003 Provide First Aid through an external provider.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

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    Education
    You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:

    • A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
    • 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

    Minimum Age
    You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

    Residency Status
    You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

    Computer Requirements

    In order to complete the online part of the course you will need regular access to the following:

    • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points
    • Internet: High speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic or cable (Dial-up access will be significantly slower and is not recommended).
    • Windows : Operating system – Windows XP or Vista 7 or above
    • Internet Browser – Internet Explorer 7 or higher or the latest version of Google Chrome
    • MAC : Operating system: OS X 10.4 or later.  Internet Browser – latest version of Google Chrome
    • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download)

     

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  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this education course, the subjects you may study include:

    Core units:

    • 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
    • CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people
    • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
    • CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

    Elective units:

    • CHCEDS024 – Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
    • CHCEDS025 – Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
    • CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    • HLTWHS001 – Participate in work health and safety
    • HLTAID003 – Provide first aid*

    *This course contains a core unit, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is a third party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Foundation Education. 

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  • Why Foundation Education?

    Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavour to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit our students’ lifestyle. Since 1999, we’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drives the quality of graduates across each industry, with our partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT). With more than 30 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:
    Flexible Online Study – Courses that don’t require a practical placement are delivered 100% online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or completing your study in as little as six months.
    Dedicated Student Support – Our industry experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation. You can use them as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone.
    Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.

    Foundation Education provides a dedicated student support team throughout your studies. Whether it is access to experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors or general Support Officers, we will support you from enrolment right through to graduation. You can use our team as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone at no extra cost.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213) from Foundation Education.

With industry-recognised certification, you will have acquired versatile skills that lay a foundation for you to provide ongoing high quality education support. This is where you will be able to contribute to a variety of settings including those within the community, public and independent school settings.

Wondering where a career as a teaching assistant could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Teacher’s Aide, Education Assistant, Teacher’s Assistant, Education Support Worker, Home Tutor.

Let's Talk Price

Foundation Education offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $61.35 per week (52 weekly repayments)
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to $600 on your course fees

  • $2,690 upfront payment

Tuition fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services. Please note this course does not qualify for VET FEE Help or other assisted government funding.

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