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CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

By completing the CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support, students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to provide assistance to teachers and students under supervision in public and independent schools and community education settings.

Students will learn how to support the behaviour of children and young people, including students from other cultures and those with disabilities. In addition, students will help implement education programs and contribute to the organisation and management of the classroom while gaining insight into legislative, policy and industrial requirements.


Career outcomes

Once you’ve completed your CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support, you’ll be able to provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision and in a range of settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings.

You could also gain employment as a:

  • Teacher Aide
  • Support Worker (Community Service).


Course overview

Delivery mode

  • Online.


Commencement dates

One of the perks of online study is that you can sign up and start studying at a time that suits you.

Contact us at for more information regarding course commencement dates.


Course duration

12 or 24 months


Study plan

A customised study plan will be provided to each student upon enrolment.


Eligibility Requirements


Students will need to have completed year 10 and be still attending school.

Minimum Age:

School students require the signed consent of a parent or guardian to enrol in this qualification. 

Work Placement:

Students must apply for their Working with Children check at course commencement. For mandatory work placement (100 hours), students must have access to an education environment AND a qualified teacher who is employed at the school.

Education environments may include:

  • Government school (pre-primary, primary and secondary)
  • Private/non-government school (pre-primary, primary and secondary)
  • Education centre
  • Kindergarten
  • Special educational centre
  • Community educational centre.


Study pathways

  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.


Work placement requirements

The course requires the completion of 100 hours of supervised structured work placement in the education environment.



View our 2022/2023 VET in Schools Program Prospectus featuring the total number of units, indicative and nominal hours for your respective state.


Payment options

This online course is $999 per student.


More information

For information about the course, please visit  

If you have any further questions, please contact our Schools Program Manager at or call 1300 959 540.


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