Start a rewarding student-focused career as an Assistant Educator
If you are an organised, highly motivated person with a passion for helping children fulfil their potential, a career in school based education support is for you! This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist teachers in public, private or community schools, providing general administration and supervisory support in a range of classroom settings.
The CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support will equip you to apply for a variety of support roles within Australian classrooms. You will work closely with teachers to reinforce the content taught in lessons while providing additional support to students where required.
Upon completing this course, you will be qualified to work as a Teacher Aide or Teacher Assistant. This qualification will train you to complete administrative and supervisory tasks under the guidance of teachers in a classroom setting. Your job will be to enrich each child's learning experiences within the classroom and ensure every student has the support they need to thrive. From implementing lesson plans and setting up learning tasks to helping students develop their literacy, numeracy and language skills, you will play a crucial role in keeping the classroom running smoothly.
Careers in education support are widely available across Australia, with passionate Teacher Aides and Teacher Assistants in high demand. This qualification will set you up for success with a fulfilling lifelong career. Delivered online with practical requirements of 100 hours of work in a classroom setting, the Certificate III in School Based Education Support will ensure you are job-ready in just 12 months from commencing your studies.
The CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support is a Nationally Recognised course.
Once you have completed your school based education support course, you will be qualified to apply for many fulfilling classroom jobs. The skills and knowledge gained from a CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support are nationally recognised, enabling you to apply for various education support positions. Your job prospects include but are certainly not limited to the following highly in-demand roles.
A Teacher Aide supports classroom teachers with several non-teaching duties, such as preparing resources and teaching materials. Their duties include supervising students, monitoring their behaviour, and undertaking logistical tasks to ensure the efficient operation of the classroom.
Working under the guidance of classroom teachers, you will reinforce student learning by providing additional support to individuals or groups of students. As a Teacher Assistant, you will perform vital tasks to ensure the smooth running of the classroom, including performing administrative duties, creating lesson plans, preparing lessons, ensuring each student receives adequate educational support and documenting their progress.
Certificate III in School Based Education Support
Study the theoretical elements of this course anywhere and anytime through our online learning platform.
For mandatory work placement (100 hours), students must have access to a classroom environment catering to primary or secondary school students within at least one school in Australia, AND access to a qualified teacher who is employed at the school.
Up to 12 months
- 100 hours of practical work assessment.
- 15 course units to complete.
- Complete 1 course unit every 3 weeks to graduate in 12 months.
Studying the Certificate III in School Based Education Support with Foundation Education is flexible and can be tailored to suit your needs. The course is broken down into two parts:
Study the theoretical elements of this course, anywhere and anytime through our online learning platform.
15 course units to complete.
Completed online, at your own pace.
For the online part of the course, you’ll need regular access to:
Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points.
Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic (Dial-up access is not recommended).
Windows: Operating system – Windows 8 or above.
MAC: Operating system - OS X 10.14 Mojave or later.
Internet Browser: Google Chrome, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.
Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download).
Office Equipment: Printer and scanner to print and upload some of your assessments.
Mobile Phone with Video Capability or Video Camera: Some assessments in your course may require you to take and submit videos of you undertaking tasks for assessment.
2. Work Placement
For mandatory work placement (100 hours), students must have access to a classroom environment catering to primary or secondary school students, within at least one school in Australia, AND access to a qualified teacher who is employed at the school.
Students must apply for their Working with Children Check at course commencement.
Where required, we may assist you in identifying work placement options.
Achieve your qualification by completing the following units of competency:
Certificate III in School Based Education Support
Cost & Payment
You can pay for your course upfront via VISA/MasterCard or a bank deposit. Alternatively, we offer instalment plans that can be paid over several weeks or fortnights.
Your course fee includes
Delivery and assessment of your qualification
Study materials (including all resources)
Ongoing support from our Education Team
We offer two payment methods
Full fee upfront
For more information about the course costs, please call us on 1300 616 197.
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