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CHC30221 - Certificate III in School Based Education Support

Are you looking to empower school-aged children through a career in school-based education support? This course can help you achieve that goal.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

Online

UNITS/CREDITS

15 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Pathways: On completion of CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support, students can further their study opportunities and receive direct credits towards CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support. Occupation includes education support workers assisting teachers in classroom settings within primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation.

This qualification reflects the role of an education support worker who assists teachers and supports student learning in a range of classroom settings in primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation. Work requires the use of discretion and judgement within the boundaries of established policies and procedures and complete general administrative as well as operational tasks to support students. To achieve this qualification, students must have completed a total of at least 100 hours of work in a classroom environment catering to primary or secondary school students, within at least one school in Australia.  The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

MIXED MODE

Duration:

This course is delivered on Moodle for a period of 44 weeks, however as it is competency and cluster-based, it may be possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Students must complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a school environment, with a mandatory work placement of at least 100 hours at either Primary or Secondary Schools. The total number of 100 hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement of workplace hours within this qualification.

Students may be required to complete 220 hours of Vocational Placement within this course to demonstrate practical tasks, which is inclusive of the 100 hours required for units CHCEDS034 and CHCEDS035.

Students to follow the sequence in the course planner.

If you have previously completed study, you may be eligible to receive a credit towards your study. Please discuss this with your teacher at the beginning of your study.

Cluster 8 consists of HLTAID012, and you will need to attend a CQU campus at either Cairns, Mackay or Rockhampton to complete the practical requirements for this unit. Or, complete the unit HLTAID012 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and submit a completed certificate to receive a credit for this unit.

CLUSTER 1 HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHCEDS059Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CLUSTER 2 LEGAL AND ETHICAL
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCEDS033Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
CLUSTER 3 CULTURE AND COMMUNITY
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCECE054Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
CLUSTER 4 BEHAVIOUR GUIDANCE
CHCEDS060Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS061Support responsible student behaviour
CLUSTER 5 LITERACY AND NUMERACY
CHCEDS037Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS036Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CLUSTER 6 INCLUSIVE PRACTICE
CHCEDS057Support students with additional needs in the classroom
CHCEDS048Work with students in need of additional learning support
CLUSTER 7 SUPPORTING EDUCATION
CHCEDS035Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS034Contribute to the planning and implementation of education programs
CLUSTER 8 FIRST AID
HLTAID012Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

START TAFE NOW (STN) - MIXED MODE

Duration:

This course is delivered on Moodle for a period of 44 weeks, however as it is competency and cluster-based, it may be possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Students must complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a school environment, with a mandatory work placement of at least 100 hours at either Primary or Secondary Schools. The total number of 100 hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement of workplace hours within this qualification.

Students may be required to complete 220 hours of Vocational Placement within this course to demonstrate practical tasks, which is inclusive of the 100 hours required for units CHCEDS034 and CHCEDS035.S

Students to follow the sequence in the course planner.

If you have previously completed study, you may be eligible to receive a credit towards your study. Please discuss this with your teacher at the beginning of your study.

Cluster 8 consists of HLTAID012, and you will need to attend a CQU campus at either Cairns, Mackay or Rockhampton to complete the practical requirements for this unit. Or, complete the unit HLTAID012 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and submit a completed certificate to receive a credit for this unit.

CLUSTER 1 HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHCEDS059Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CLUSTER 2 LEGAL AND ETHICAL
CHCEDS033Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CLUSTER 3 CULTURE AND COMMUNITY
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCECE054Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
CLUSTER 4 BEHAVIOUR GUIDANCE
CHCEDS061Support responsible student behaviour
CHCEDS060Work effectively with students and colleagues
CLUSTER 5 LITERACY AND NUMERACY
CHCEDS037Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS036Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CLUSTER 6 INCLUSIVE PRACTICE
CHCEDS057Support students with additional needs in the classroom
CHCEDS048Work with students in need of additional learning support
CLUSTER 7 SUPPORTING EDUCATION
CHCEDS034Contribute to the planning and implementation of education programs
CHCEDS035Contribute to student education in all developmental domains

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2023 NovemberOnline Available

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a school environment, with a mandatory work placement of 100 hours at either Primary or Secondary Schools.

Within this time allocation, students can demonstrate the required vocational placement tasks and skills for other units as required for the qualification.

Students may be required to complete additional hours of Vocational Placement, to what is listed on the training package, to achieve this qualification, which is inclusive of the 100 hours required for units CHCEDS034 and CHCEDS035.

Units CHCEDS034 and CHCEDS035 have mandatory work placement of 100 hours for each unit. To assist students to meet this requirement we have clustered these units together, as the total number of 100 hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirements of workplace hours within this qualification.

This course has no residential schools.

CQUniversity requires: completion of bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment before enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher-level course.

The requirement to complete the Vocational Placement component for the duration of the qualification of at least 100 hours in a classroom environment within Primary or Secondary Schools.

The requirement to successfully obtain a Working With Children Check relevant to your state in Australia.

Access to a computer, internet and intermediate computer skills. 24 hour CQUniversity computer labs are available on selected campuses.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

COVID-19 vaccination is no longer a mandatory requirement for workers in early childhood, primary and secondary education settings. Decisions on mandatory vaccinations will instead be made by the owner or operator of these settings and as such students undertaking work-integrated learning will need to adhere to the individual education setting requirements.

Pathways: On completion of CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support, students can further their study opportunities and receive direct credits towards CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support.

Occupation includes education support workers assisting teachers in classroom settings within primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$3,750.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee$1,020.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee$660.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$250.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee per unit$68.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$44.00 (2022)
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$30.40 (2022)
JobTrainer$0
JobTrainer fee per unit$0
Fee for service$3,900.00 (2023)
Subsidised full fee$930.00 (2023)
Subsidised concession fee$540.00 (2023)
Fee for service per unit$260.00 (2023)
Subsidised full fee per unit$62.00 (2023)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$36.00 (2023)
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$27.00 (2023)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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