CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support


The CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support reflects the role of professionals in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education. This qualification will train you to 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.

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, Blended

Course Duration

12 Months

Career Opportunities

  • Pathways

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

  • CHC50213 Diploma of school age education and care
  • Your Career

The Certificate IV in Education Support provides for employment in the following roles:

  • Teacher Aide in Schools
  • Education Support Staff
  • Education Assistant (special needs, language/literacy, cultural support)
  • Home Tutor
  • Early Childhood Assistant Educator
  • School Age Care Assistant Educator (Vacation Care, OSHC)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Education Worker
  • Indigenous Language and Culture Teaching Assistant

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 Maximum Payable Hours Scheduled Hours Subsidy Rate Government Contributions Enrolment Fee(Non -Refundable) Skills First Program Tuition Fee *Skills First Program Concession Tuition Fee
CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support 790 768 $7.00 $5,376 $25 $85 $17

*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: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/skillsfirst/Pages/default.aspx

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

If you are not eligible for the funding program then the full fee for this course is $3000.


Unit Code Unit Name
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
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
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
Elective Units
CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs
CHCEDS013 Use an e-learning management system