CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision. 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.


Please contact SuniTAFE to discuss the job outcomes of this course.


Great pathway into further education studies.

Course Delivery

Swan Hill /Mildura campus: This qualification is available via flexible delivery and blended delivery. To be enrolled flexibly, students must be working or volunteering in an education support role in an education setting for min of 11 hours per week. Blended delivery comprises of 1 compulsory on campus workshops per week every Monday 9am to 3pm and 1 independent theory study day Tuesday to be completed in students own time and accessing online content to complete theory. Student is responsible for completing required theory prior to on campus workshop each week. Enrolment can occur for February intake. Placement min 100 hours to be completed as scheduled on timetables in primary school or secondary school, placement will be arranged by SuniTAFE placement coordinator and Assessor.

Entry Requirements

Must be 18 years at commencement of study (exception may be granted from Education Business Manager), a completed course application form incorporating a Pre-Training Review, and an interview with an enrolling officer. Students must obtain a satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate (must be supplied prior to enrolment). Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Students will need COVID-19 vaccination prior to enrollment. Students will need access to internet for assessment submissions and access to learning material.

Expected Time to Complete

12 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40 $35.00
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 25 $35.00
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people 30 $35.00
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment 35 $10.00
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning 50 $10.00
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support 50 $10.00
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support aboriginal and/or torres strait islander education 55 $10.00
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities 50 $10.00
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour 55 $10.00
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice 120 $35.00
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk 40 $35.00
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety 20 $35.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CHCCDE004 Implement participation and engagement strategies 85 $35.00
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach 50 $35.00
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning 45 $10.00
CHCEDS023 Supervise students outside the classroom 40 $10.00
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder 50 $10.00
HLTAID003 Provide first aid 18 $35.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

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Indicative Fees

2021 2022
Government Subsidised $3,975 $3,165
Concession $1,098 $939
Traineeship $2,767
Traineeship Concession $859
RPL Government Subsidised $1,670 $2,385
RPL Concession $334 $477
RPL Self-funded $2,504 $3,180
Self-Funded $4,810 $3,960

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Intake Campus Course Details
2022 February Mildura Campus Part Time, Blended Delivery, Full Year, Workshops: Mondays 9.00AM to 3.00PM, Theory day Tuesdays
2022 March Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Blended Delivery, Full Year, Workshops: Mondays 9.00AM to 3.00PM, Theory day Tuesdays