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CHC40213 - Certificate IV in Education Support

Pursue your career and help students succeed with the Certificate IV in Education Support. This course will allow you to grow your skills and knowledge as a Teacher Aide or in education support.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

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

AVAILABILITY

UNITS/CREDITS

17 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Students graduating with a Certificate IV qualification will have the essential skills and knowledge to provide learning support and teaching to students in schools as they work closely with teachers. Their skills and knowledge will include the ability to research learning tools, develop and set up resources and equipment under the direction of a teacher to supervise and participate in students learning experiences. Upon completion of this qualification career opportunities will include working as a Teacher Aide in schools, Preschools and Kindergartens, nationally, as an Education Support person working with children in schools who have special needs, including language, literacy and cultural support, or as a School Age Care Assistant Educator in Vacation Care, Out of School Hours Care, Kindergartens and Education and Care services.

This qualification reflects the role of workers including those in education support roles within a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision by a teacher. Some job roles may require tasks to be performed with a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership to other staff/volunteers.

Students must complete a minimum of 100 hours of Vocational Placement to achieve this qualification. The unit CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning has a mandatory work placement of 100 hours. Within this time allocation, students can demonstrate the required vocational placement tasks and skills for other units as required for the qualification. 

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

This course is delivered in clusters of units. Enrolment into all units under each cluster, and in the correct sequence listed in the Course Structure tab is a requirement of the delivery. New students must enrol into Cluster 1.

Online

Duration:

This qualification is delivered online Moodle for a period of 46 weeks.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a range of education settings, with a mandatory work placement of 100 hours.

17 units of competency are delivered in eight clusters where each common work function, skills and knowledge effectively facilitate and improve delivery and assessment practices.

The volume of learning within the course includes weekly zoom sessions, excluding Queensland School Holiday periods and individual virtual or live drop-in sessions for students.

Information, assessments and resources are all available on Moodle under each cluster.

Students must successfully complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

Cluster 1 - Participate in Work Health and Safety
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
Cluster 2 - Provide First Aid
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Cluster 3 - Legislative Practice
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Cluster 4 - Literacy and Numeracy
CHCEDS020Support students' literacy learning
CHCEDS019Support students' mathematics learning
Cluster 5 - Contribute to Student Development
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
Cluster 6 - Support for Additional Needs
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS031Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS022Work with students in need of additional support
Cluster 7 - Working with Diversity
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
Cluster 8 - Reflect and Improve Practice
CHCEDS021Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice

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Duration:

This qualification is delivered online Moodle for a period of 46 weeks.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a range of education settings, with a mandatory work placement of 100 hours.

17 units of competency are delivered in eight clusters where each common work function, skills and knowledge effectively facilitate and improve delivery and assessment practices.

The volume of learning within the course includes weekly zoom sessions, excluding Queensland School Holiday periods and individual virtual or live drop-in sessions for students.

Information, assessments and resources are all available on Moodle under each cluster.

Students must successfully complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

Cluster 1 - Participate in Work Health and Safety
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
Cluster 2 - Provide First Aid
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Cluster 3 - Legislative Practice
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Cluster 4 - Literacy and Numeracy
CHCEDS019Support students' mathematics learning
CHCEDS020Support students' literacy learning
Cluster 5 - Contribute to Student Development
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
Cluster 6 - Support for Additional Needs
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS022Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS031Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
Cluster 7 - Working with Diversity
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
Cluster 8 - Reflect and Improve Practice
CHCEDS021Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice

TRAINEES (USER CHOICE)

Duration:

This qualification is delivered online Moodle for a period of 46 weeks.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a range of education settings, with a mandatory work placement of 100 hours.

17 units of competency are delivered in eight clusters where each common work function, skills and knowledge effectively facilitate and improve delivery and assessment practices.

The volume of learning within the course includes weekly zoom sessions, excluding Queensland School Holiday periods and individual virtual or live drop-in sessions for students.

Information, assessments and resources are all available on Moodle under each cluster.

Students must successfully complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

Cluster 1 - Participate in Work Health and Safety
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
Cluster 2 - Provide First Aid
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Cluster 3 - Legislative Practice
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Cluster 4 - Literacy and Numeracy
CHCEDS019Support students' mathematics learning
CHCEDS020Support students' literacy learning
Cluster 5 - Contribute to Student Development
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
Cluster 6 - Support for Additional Needs
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS022Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS031Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
Cluster 7 - Working with Diversity
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
Cluster 8 - Reflect and Improve Practice
CHCEDS021Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice

RPL Course Structure

Duration:

RPL only

RPL Units
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCEDS021Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS028Assist in production of language resources
CHCEDS027Support flexible learning in an education environment
CHCEDS023Supervise students outside the classroom
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCEDS022Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS031Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS019Support students' mathematics learning
CHCEDS020Support students' literacy learning
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
HLTAID003Provide first aid
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Vocational Placement is required to be completed for each unit of the qualification and students to submit a logbook as evidence of attendance. The logbook is able to be downloaded from Moodle under the Vocational Placement section.

From consultation with Industry, students are recommended to complete 230 hours of Vocational Placement to achieve this qualification, inclusive of 100 hours requirement by Australian Government Vocational Training Package.

Within this qualification one unit of competency requires 100 hours of vocational placement, identified on Student Training Plan on Moodle.

Access to the training package requirements can be found on this website www.training.gov.au

Information and instructions on how to source your vocational placement in Industry,  along with the required documents,  are located on Moodle under the Vocational Placement section.

This course has no residential schools.

The training package requires students to have the ability to supervise and lead other staff within the education setting. To meet this requirement it is highly recommended that students have prior experience of working in the role as a teacher aide and have gained the essential skills and knowledge to perform these tasks before commencing this qualification.

Completion of the BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher-level course.

Ability to complete Vocational Placement component for the duration of the qualification within an Education Setting.

Ability 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, refer to www.cqu.edu.au.

Students graduating with a Certificate IV qualification will have the essential skills and knowledge to provide learning support and teaching to students in schools as they work closely with teachers. Their skills and knowledge will include the ability to research learning tools, develop and set up resources and equipment under the direction of a teacher to supervise and participate in students learning experiences. Upon completion of this qualification career opportunities will include working as a Teacher Aide in schools, Preschools and Kindergartens, nationally, as an Education Support person working with children in schools who have special needs, including language, literacy and cultural support, or as a School Age Care Assistant Educator in Vacation Care, Out of School Hours Care, Kindergartens and Education and Care services.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$4,320.00 (2021)
Subsidised full fee$1,970.00 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee$1,265.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$255.00 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit$116.00 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$75.00 (2021)
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$60.00 (2021)
JobTrainer$391.00 (2021)
JobTrainer fee per unit$23.00 (2021)

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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CHC40213 - Certificate IV in Education Support is superseded by CHC40221 - Certificate IV in School Based Education Support. CQUni TAFE is taking registrations of interest now for the new course with availability planned for early 2022.

Please register your interest and CQUni TAFE will keep you up to date on when applications are open, funding that may reduce the cost of study and other study related information.