Education Support (Cert 3)
Cert III in Education Support (Teacher Aide) CHC30213
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
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 24 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.
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%.
Units of Competency
CHCECE006 (CORE) - 30 Hours
Support Behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001 (CORE) - 35 Hours
HLTWHS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the educational environment
CHCEDS002 (CORE) - 40 Hours
CHCEDS003 (CORE) - 50 Hours
Contribute to student education in all developmental domains.
CHCEDS004 (CORE) - 30 Hours
CHCEDS005 (CORE) - 55 Hours
CHCEDS006 (CORE) - 50 Hours
CHCEDS007 (CORE) - 40 Hours
CHCEDS017 (CORE) - 30 Hours
CHCEDS018 (CORE) - 30 Hours
CHCDIV001 (CORE) - 40 Hours
CHCDIV002 (CORE) - 25 Hours
CHCEDS008 (ELECTIVE) - 30 Hours
Comply with school administrative requirements
CHCEDS011 (ELECTIVE) - 30 Hours
CHCEDS014 (ELECTIVE) - 30 Hours
HLTAID003 (ELECTIVE) - 18 Hours
Apply First Aid.
HLTAID003 (ELECTIVE) - 20 Hours
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.