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 120 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

Estimated Course Duration

52 Weeks


Various locations across Qld

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:

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

Funding Eligibility

This Course is subsidised under the 2021-2022 Queensland VET Investment Plan administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).

To be eligible to enrol in the Higher Level Skills program, prospective participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

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(In addition to the standard eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply for participation in certain subsidised qualifications. Any additional eligibility requirements will be based on industry advice or requirements under the relevant national training package and will be detailed in the Queensland Training Subsidies List.)

Co-Contribution Fees (For Higher Level Skills Program)

CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support $2.00 PER UNIT,
$34.00 TOTAL
$1.00 PER UNIT,
$17.00 TOTAL

Co-contribution Fee represents the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to undertake the qualification. This fee includes total cost to the student to enrol, undertake training and be awarded the qualification


This course has 17 units of competency:

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people Core
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment Core
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning Core
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support Core
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education Core
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities Core
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills Elective
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Elective
CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills Elective
CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs Elective
CHCEDS013 Use an e-learning management system Elective