• Course Code
  • CHC40213
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course; Free TAFE
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • Online with fortnightly workshops held in Warragul
    Course runs for 16 months.
  • Starting Date
  • October 2019
  • Location
  • Warragul
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Course Overview

Add a Certificate IV in Education Support to your list of qualifications and get ready to take the next step in your career. Work as a highly sought-after teacher’s aide within public, independent and community education sectors. You’ll learn to complete tasks autonomously and as a part of a dynamic team of staff members working towards a common goal.

This qualification will give you the necessary skills to help students with their literacy and numeracy, offering specialised support to students with individual needs and disabilities. Successfully completing this qualification will prepare you for future studies or for an exciting, ever-changing career as a teacher’s aide.

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


Fortnightly workshops to be held at Warragul. Warragul workshops to be held on a Friday each fortnight.

Qualifications and Recognition

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

Career Opportunities

  • Integration aides
  • Teacher aides
  • School office administration

Opportunities for Further Study

Some Universities will accept your entry into the Bachelor of Education with marks of credit or above for this course.

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended 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

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Minimum of 100 hours of placement
Placement is arranged by: Institute

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Optional textbook: Kearns.K, 'Supporting Education: The Teaching Assistant's Handbook', Pearson Publishers, 2012   Individuals can obtain this book online.

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
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS023 Supervise students outside the classroom
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety


Practical class and placement experiences, projects, written assignments and Online quizzes

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