• Course Code
  • CHC30213
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course; Free TAFE
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 18 months
  • Starting Date
  • Warragul: October 2019
  • Location
  • Warragul
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Course Overview

A Certificate III in Education Support will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to support students and staff in a range of educational settings, including public, independent and specialist schools. Be the additional help that students need to set themselves up for success with this nationally accredited qualification.

You may find yourself working as an integration aide, a school office administrator or as a teacher’s aide. Regardless of the pathway you choose, you will be providing essential support for educators and students, helping from within to improve processes and systems.

This course is delivered with a combination of online and on campus workshops.


Online with fortnightly workshops held in Warragul, these will be held each Friday. (9.30am until 2.30pm)

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Education Support.

Career Opportunities

  • Integration aide
  • Teachers aide
  • School office administration in any educational facility (primary, secondary schools & tertiary) in private, public or specialist schools

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Students must be a minimum of 17 years of age to be considered for enrolment into this course.


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Students will need access to a computer and internet connection. This may be obtained from any TAFE Gippsland campus.


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information

This course is online, but we will be offering 1 in class session a month (TBA)

First orientation workshop TBA


Minimum of 100 hours
Placement is arranged by: Institute

Pathway to Industry Licence

This is a pathway to the Certificate IV Education Support and then Bachelor of Teaching.

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course Units
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS002 Assist in 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
CHCEDS008 Comply with school administrative requirements
CHCEDS012 Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTAID003 Provide first aid


Practical class  and placement experiences, projects, written assessments, online quizzes.

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