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Education Support (Cert IV)
Cert IV in Education Support (Teacher Aide) CHC40213
Qualify and work as a Teacher Aide (TA), it is the best time to be trained. With more than 50,000 TA job openings in Australian schools in the next 5 years.
Course Units of Competency
Cert IV Course Fees (Year 2020)
Student Eligible for Funding
& Eligible for Concession
Student Eligible for Funding
& NOT Eligible for Concession
NOT Eligible for Funding & NOT Eligible for Concession
Please note that student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Fees exclude the cost of textbooks and the HLTAID003 (Apply First Aid) unit of competency. Skills First Funding is available up to a maximum of 608 Nominal Hours for the Cert III in Educational Support. Payment plans are available: 30% deposit to be paid upon enrolment into the course, followed by 7 fortnightly direct debit payments of 10%.
Teacher Aides have become an integral part of the typical Australian classroom
Studies have shown that Teacher Aides (TAs) are having incredible positive effect in the classroom and making a real difference in the Australian school community. Classroom teachers are saying that TAs help to reduce stress, workload and disruption in class. Qualifying as a TAs, mums are return to work in three different areas of employment in schools; as a teacher aide where they working directly with students supporting their learning, in office administration roles and in other school roles such as sickbay duties.
Course designed to train Multi-skilled Teacher Aides to work in classroom, school office or sick bay.
Comprises 17 Units of Competencies to be completed in 32 weeks (face to face learning).
Class attendance requires once a week of theory (9.30am – 2pm).
No classes during school holidays.
Complete homework via Eastern College’s online learning portal.
Our trainer can support you through study and homework tips.
Requires Level 2 in First Aid (not needed if you have a valid First Aid certificate).
Mums learning and supporting each other in a familiar location, this course gives fantastic support to Mums returning to work after many years.
Units of Competency
CHCDIV001 (CORE) - 40 Hours
Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 (CORE) - 25 Hours
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety.
CHCECE006 (CORE) - 30 Hours
Support behaviour of children and young people.
CHCEDS001 (CORE) - 35 Hours
Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment.
CHCEDS021 (CORE) - 50 Hours
Assist in facilitation of student learning.
CHCEDS022 (CORE) - 50 Hours
Work with students in need of additional support.
CHCEDS024 (CORE) - 55 Hours
Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education.
CHCEDS025 (CORE) - 50 Hours
Facilitate learning for students with disabilities.
CHCEDS032 (CORE) - 55 Hours
Support the development of numeracy skills.
CHCPRP003 (CORE) - 120 Hours
Reflect on and improve own professional practice.
CHCPRT001 (CORE) - 40 Hours
Contribute to the health and safety of students.
HLTWHS001 (CORE) - 20 Hours
Participate in workplace health and safety.
CHCDIS009 (ELECTIVE) - 40 Hours
Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach.
CHCEDS019 (ELECTIVE) - 40 Hours
Support students’ mathematics learning.
CHCEDS020 (ELECTIVE) - 40 Hours
Support students’ literacy learning.
CHCEDS023 (ELECTIVE) - 30 Hours
Supervise students outside the classroom.
CHCEDS031 (ELECTIVE) - 45 Hours
Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder.
100 hours of placement, once a week for approximately 17 weeks.
This is unpaid work placement.
A roster is usually available 1-2 months into the course.
Supported by an allocated teacher within a classroom as well as your course trainer.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
An applicant for this course will be deemed to have sufficient LLN proficiency if they can demonstrate the following minimum ACSF levels:
Level 2 in Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral Communication, and Numeracy.
Initial pre-training assessment will be conducted by reviewing the prospective student’s qualifications, on-line application and/or written application form.
As a general guide the following will meet the minimum requirements:
- The applicant was born in a country where the official language is English and they have completed at least one year of a senior secondary qualification or at least one year of full-time study at a minimum AQF level 2 (or equivalent).
- They were not born in in a country where the official language is English, but have completed at least one year of a senior secondary study or at least one year of full-time study at a minimum AQF level 2 (or equivalent) in which the qualification was undertaken in English.
Further pre-training assessment shall be conducted during the mandatory face-to-face interview. Where pre-training assessment suggests ACSF levels are below the recommended level the prospective student may be directed to complete a foundation skills course (at their expense) prior to acceptance into the course.
COVID19 Restrictions (Victoria)Important Announcement
With the restrictions currently in place for social gatherings and essential travels in Victoria. All TAmums classes are not being held in Berwick Lodge Primary School till restrictions on Victorian school access are lifted. Students learn via online sessions with the teacher in live sessions during the weekly classes.