CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support

Course Overview

Whether you’re looking to become a teacher’s aide or are currently working as one, our CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support is the perfect place to establish your knowledge and build your skills. This qualification will allow you to discover how to help children with their literacy and numeracy skills, execute special education programs, offer support for their behavioural issues and help struggling children improve in all areas. Transform your passion for helping children into a rewarding and lively career!

Career Outcome

  • Teacher’s Aide or Teaching Assistant
  • Education assistant
  • Education worker
  • Literacy worker
  • Language worker
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This Course is subsidised under the 2023-2024 Queensland VET Investment Plan administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).

Click Here to get more information about Certificate 3 Guarantee Program.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to enrol in the Certificate 3 Guarantee, prospective students must:

  • Be aged 15 years or older
  • Be no longer at school (with the exception of school students in Years 10, 11 and 12 undertaking a VET in School (VETiS) program — see the VETiS fact sheet for more information)
  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • Not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.

(In addition to the standard eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply to participation in certain subsidised qualifications. Any additional eligibility requirements will be based on industry advice or requirements under the relevant national training package and will be detailed in the Queensland Training Subsidies List).

For more information please read the Student Fact Sheet

Co-Contribution Fee

$ 2.00 per unit
$ 30.00 Total
$ 1.00 per unit
$ 15.00 Total

The co-contribution fee charged for a qualification represents the total cost to the student and include any enrolment charges (such as identification card charges), tuition fees, services fees, materials fees and all other costs associated with delivering the training and assessment services and awarding the qualification. This includes costs associated with criminal history checks which may be a prerequisite for vocational placement and employment in certain occupations.

Please contact Admin Staff for more information at 1300 GO SITS (1300 467 487).

Course Fee



To be eligible for a place in a government subsidised course you must be:

  • An Australian citizen, permanent resident/ humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
  • Aged 15 years or older
  • No longer at school
  • Living or working in NSW

For more information please read the Smart and Skilled Eligibility

For more information regarding student contribution fees, fee exemptions and concessions, please see Smart and Skilled Website

Please contact Admin Staff for more information at 1300 GO SITS (1300 467 487).

Course Fee


Total number of units: 15

10 Core Units 5 Elective Units
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
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
CHCEDS059 Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
CHCEDS060 Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS061 Support responsible student behaviour
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginaland/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learningprograms
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professionalpractice
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Duration : 12 Months
  • Total Fees : $3000
  • Mode of Delivery :
    Face to Face
    Workplace Training and Assessment
    100 hours work placement
  • Campus :
    QLD: Logan Central

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