Certificate III in Education Support

Course code: CHC30213

Key features of the course

  • A range of interesting topics including:
    • Supporting students’ literacy learning
    • Child development
    • Helping students with a disability
    • Autism spectrum disorder
    • Supporting students numeracy learning
  • Small classes in modern classrooms
  • Practical placement in a school providing hands on experience working with students
  • Supportive and well qualified trainers with extensive teaching experience in schools
  • Access to student activities in a University environment
  • Access to academic skills support and career advice
  • Pathway to Certificate IV in Education Support

More information

Download the handbook (PDF, 1.1MB) Download the brochure (PDF, 500KB)

12 months equivalent to full time

Study mode:
Face to face classes
Practical placement

Brisbane Campus (Banyo)

February and July each year

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  • Those who are passionate about working with children or adolescents
  • Those who want a career in educational settings as teacher aides, integration aides and education support workers
  • Those who want to make a difference to the education of children and young people
  • Those parents who want to be informed on how to help their own children develop their literacy and numeracy skills
  • Those who want to assist students with a disability
  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills at an appropriate level to complete the course.
  • Current Police Check
  • Working with Children Check

Possible career paths include:

  • Education support worker in primary, secondary an special schools
  • Education support worker in before or after school care
  • Pathway to Certificate IV in Education support

We recognise your past studies and experiences. If you want to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT) please refer to the student handbook and RPL/CT Policy on our website for further information.

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
CHCEDS002 Assist implementation of planned educational programs
CHCEDS003 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS004 Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS007 Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS012 Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs

Tuition Fees and funding

In Brisbane the training is delivered with Queensland and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible candidates. In Victoria the training is delivered fee for service. Please refer to our fees page for details.