Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213) - previously known as Teachers Assistant

This qualification covers workers in a range of education settings including public and independent schools and community education settings that provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad based supervision.

Some jurisdictions may require specialist skill development and supervision by qualified teachers to address specific job roles.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education workerteachers-assistant-and-aide-courses
  • 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

The Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213) is also known as the teacher aide, integration aide or teacher assistant courses and is extremely popular for anyone who would like to secure employment within the education sector. It is ideal for anyone who would like to start a new career whilst at the same time is also extremely affordable and flexible.

Opportunity to obtain employment while training through work experience - Lots of relief work available - Opportunity to start your own business as a tutor!

Students completing the qualification via correspondence receive a workbook comprising 17 easy to manage units allowing completion of the qualification with self-paced workbooks. Coursework can be completed in the comfort of your own home, whereever you are. The timeframe for completion is usually 9-12 months inclusive of practical placement. This course is offered under a partnering agreement with Adapt Education RTO# 32452. All training, assessment and student support for this course is provided by Australian Training Professionals with the certificate being issued in partnership with Adapt Education.

100 hours of practical placement and up to an additional 100 hours are required as part of this qualification.The supervised practice also provides other benefits to the learner such as establishing a relationship with a potential employer.

ATP offers additional courses to further your education in this area. On completion of Certificate III in Education Support students can articulate to Certificate IV in Education Support where Australian Training Professionals offers Special Needs units. Completing the Certificate IV in Education Support will also increase opportunities to work with special needs children or to obtain employment in a special needs school.

Units of Competency

Certificate III in Education Support - (CHC30213)

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

CHCEDS016 

Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment

CHCEDS008

Comply with school administrative requirements

CHCDIS004

Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

CHCEDS012

Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas

HLTWHS001

Participate in work health and safety

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 
Competency

For your convenience, this qualification is available by correspondence or via RPL for teacher's assistants already working in the field.

Australian Training Professionals are the experts in delivering this qualification, having gained extensive experience and a reputation for professionalism and quality.

The Units of Competency are listed for each qualification on our website and in our information pack. If you have successfully completed any units from the qualifications at another Registered Training Organisation (RTO), we will recognise this study as partial completion of the qualifications.

 

Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC)

We also offer an RCC process that ensures you are not required to complete structured training for competencies that have already been achieved, and that you gain appropriate recognition for the competencies you have already acquired.

If you have previously completed courses or units of competency in this field that you believe may be relevant to this qualification, contact us on (08) 9317 2788 to discuss it further.

It is a strongly recommended for students to complete and hold a current First Aid Certificate

To register for further information please call ATP on (08) 9317 2788 today

ATP offers many other courses, check our Course Information page for other study options.

 

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Thank you for your interest in Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213) with Australian Training Professionals.

There is currently a huge demand for Education Assistants to help teachers in schools by providing classroom support to students with a wide range of severe learning, physical and or behavioural difficulties. Assistants may work in a special school or in a mainstream school.

Certificate IV in Education Support offers Special Needs units for those who would like to work with Special Needs children. Some of the topics covered are;  Children with learning Disabilities, Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and children who have Language, Literacy and Numeracy needs.

  • Helping pupils to improve their independent living skills
  • Supporting pupils in social activities and outings
  • Assisting pupils during therapy sessions
  • Attending to pupils’ physical needs

Schools are becoming more inclusive, integrating special education students into general education classrooms. This of course means that Certificate IV Education Assistants are in demand as they play a very important part of children with special needs to assist with their learning capabilities, so job prospects are excellent.

Feedback from our graduates who have gained this qualification has been, without exception, very positive, especially in terms of its relevance to the education sector.

At ATP we are totally committed to producing the highest calibre of qualified Education Support workers; graduates that are truly dedicated and capable of providing the best possible standard of care for children.

Benefits of ATP Training

  • Gain a national qualification  - recognised throughout Australia by the Education Department for Private, Public and Catholic schools
  • User friendly, easy-to-manage learning modules
  • Excellent results of securing employment working with Special Needs children
  • You will be guided & mentored by a qualified teacher and also work at your own pace
  • Cost effective – fees are extremely competitive
  • Ongoing support - ATP is dedicated to ensure each participant receives adequate support to achieve their career goals

Opportunity to obtain employment while training through work experience - Lots of relief work available - Opportunity to start your own business as a tutor!

Completing the Certificate IV in Education Support will also increase opportunities to work with special needs children or to obtain employment in a special needs school.

Students completing the qualification via correspondence receive a workbook comprising 13-18 easy to manage units (depending on units completed in Certificate III) allowing completion of the qualification with self-paced workbooks. Coursework can be completed in the comfort of your own home, where ever you are. The timeframe for completion is usually 9-12 months inclusive of practical placement.

This course is offered under a partnering agreement with Adapt Education RTO# 32452. All training, assessment and student support for this course is provided by Australian Training Professionals with the certificate being issued in partnership with Adapt Education.

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.

100 hours of practical placement and up to an additional 100 hours are required as part of this qualification.

Certificate III in Education Support is a pre-requisite of Certificate IV. Students will receive credit in the Certificate IV for applicable units in the Certificate III already completed. If completed with ATP, 5 units from the Certificate III will be credited (marked with a * below) and the remaining 12 units will only need to be completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The Units of Competency are listed for each qualification on our website and in our information pack. If you have successfully completed any units from the qualifications at another Registered Training Organisation (RTO), we will recognise this study as partial completion of the qualifications.

Contact us on (08) 9317 2788 to discuss it further.

Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC)

We also offer an RCC process that ensures you are not required to complete structured training for competencies that have already been achieved, and that you gain appropriate recognition for the competencies you have already acquired.

The RCC process is generally offered to those who have previously worked or are currently working in the industry and are required to complete the qualification. If you think you may be a candidate for an assessment only RPL process, or if you have previously obtained some units of competence then please speak to us regarding prices.

Competency Units

Certificate IV in Education Support - (CHC40213) Special Needs

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

CHCPR003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCPRT001 

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

HLTWHS001 

Participate in work health and safety

CHCDIS004

Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

CHCEDS020

Support students’ literacy learning

CHCEDS031 

Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder

CHCEDS004

Contribute to organization and management of classroom or centre

CHCEDS006

Support the development of numeracy skills

 

It is a strongly recommended for students to complete and hold a current First Aid Certificate.

ATP delivers this qualification in partnership with an RTO.

To register for further information please call ATP on (08) 9317 2788 today.

 

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Australian Training Professionals is proud to be able to offer a range of specialised training courses for Nationally Accredited qualifications in accordance with the Australian Qualifications FrameworkThese courses are offered under a partnering agreement with Adapt Education RTO# 32452. All training, assessment and student support for this course is provided by Australian Training Professionals with the certificate being issued in partnership with Adapt Education.

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