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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

Online

FULL COURSE COST

$4,320 (2021), $4,320 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$1,970 (2021), $1,970 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$1,265 (2021), $1,265 (2020)

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. (Source: www.training.gov.au/qualification)

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.

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 - Working with Diversity
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Cluster 5 - Literacy and Numeracy
CHCEDS019Support students' mathematics learning
CHCEDS020Support students' literacy learning
Cluster 6 - Contribute to Student Development
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
Cluster 7 - 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 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
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 - Working with Diversity
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Cluster 5 - Literacy and Numeracy
CHCEDS019Support students' mathematics learning
CHCEDS020Support students' literacy learning
Cluster 6 - Contribute to Student Development
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
Cluster 7 - Support for Additional Needs
CHCEDS031Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS022Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
Cluster 8 - Reflect and Improve Practice
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCEDS021Assist in facilitation of student learning

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 - Working with Diversity
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Cluster 5 - Literacy and Numeracy
CHCEDS019Support students' mathematics learning
CHCEDS020Support students' literacy learning
Cluster 6 - Contribute to Student Development
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
Cluster 7 - 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 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
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
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
HLTAID003Provide first aid
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Online

2020 SeptemberOnline Available
2020 OctoberOnline Available
2020 NovemberOnline Available
2021 FebruaryOnline Available
2021 MarchOnline Available
2021 AprilOnline Available
2021 MayOnline Available
2021 JuneOnline Available
2021 JulyOnline Available
2021 AugustOnline Available
2021 SeptemberOnline Available
2021 OctoberOnline Available
2021 NovemberOnline Available

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.

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 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$1,970 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$1,265 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$255 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$116 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$75 (2020)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unitN/A
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A
Fee for service$4,320 (2021)
Subsidised full fee$1,970 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee$1,265 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$255 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit$116 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$75 (2021)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unitN/A
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

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