CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support


The CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support reflects the role of people in a range of education settings who support students with additional needs in the classroom environment. These settings could be public or independent schools and/or community education settings. Throughout this course, students will learn the skills and knowledge required to provide assistance and support to teachers and students whilst under broad-based supervision.

Nationally Recognised


Practical Placement

Minimum of 100 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)

Delivery Mode

Classroom based, Workplace, Virtual/Blended


Please contact the administration team for more information.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
Working with Children Check required before undertaking Work Placement.

Career Opportunities

Learners who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

Funding Eligibility

Victorian residents who undertake training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application.

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Fees Schedule

Qualification Code and Name Units Estimated Duration Administration Charges (Non Refundable) Skills First Tuition Fee *Skills First Concession Tuition Fee Fee For Service
CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support 15 12 months $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $3000.00

This qualification is funded (under Skills First Program) for eligible candidates only for Non Traineeship.

*Concession fee is applicable to eligible students only, as per the latest Skills First Fee Guidelines. Contact AET to check fee concession eligibility.
Please be aware that if your course is being subsidised by the Victorian Government under the Skills First program that enrolling in the above course may affect your future training options and eligibility for further government subsidised training under the Skills First program.

For more information on government subsidised training use the following link: https://www.skills.vic.gov.au/s/how-to-check-your-eligibility

The tuition fees are indicative and may be varied subject to individual circumstances on enrolment.


This course has 15 units of competency:

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCEDS033 Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment Core
CHCEDS034 Contribute to the planning and implementation of educational programs Core
CHCEDS035 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains Core
CHCEDS036 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills Core
CHCEDS037 Support the development of numeracy skills Core
CHCEDS057 Support students with additional needs in the classroom Core
CHCEDS059 Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students Core
CHCEDS060 Work effectively with students and colleagues Core
CHCEDS061 Support responsible student behaviour Core
CHCEDS041 Set up and sustain learning areas Elective
HLTAID012 Provide emergency First Aid response in an education and care setting Elective
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Elective
CHCEDS048 Work with students in need of additional learning support Elective
CHCEDS056 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder Elective