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Certificate III in Education Support

CHC30213Certificate III in Education Support

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education SupportCourse Code: CHC30213Certificate III in Education Support

Get started on the career of your dreams with a Certificate III in Education Support.

With this nationally recognised qualification, you will qualify as an in-demand learning support officer or teacher aide in the rapidly growing Education sector. There has been a high demand for Teacher Aide’s since 2011 and the demand is expected to grow in the coming years. The growth in number of job openings by 2023 is expected to rise to 133,500.

You will develop skills and knowledge to work with teachers to create a comfortable and supportive environment for children’s learning. Gain knowledge and skills to implement planned educational programs, contribute to student education in all development domains and contribute to organisation and management of classrooms or centers.

  • Studying Online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Student Assistance Program
  • Funding Available
  • Learning Method

    Classroom / Distance/Correspondence
  • Duration

    Course duration depends on the delivery mode of the qualification and can be flexible depending on your learning needs, it can range from 6 months up to 24 months
  • RTO's

    This course is delivered by Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd, RTO ID 32142.

Course Requirements

To achieve a CHC30213 Certificate III in Education support, a total of 17 units of competency must be completed 12 core units, plus 5 elective units.

Qualification Pathway

Upon successful completion of this qualification you may continue your studies and undertake the following:

Entry Requirements

The CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support consists of a range of practical tasks and in order to meet workplace experience and job role expectations, students should be physically, mentally and emotionally healthy to meet duty of care obligations.

It is expected that applicants for entry to this programme will:

  • A minimum of school certificate or equivalent

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study a VET course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies.

Minimum Age
You will need to be at least 18 years old.

National Criminal History Check / Working with Vulnerable People Check
Students will be required to complete and pass a Working with Children Check/Police Clearance in the state or territory that they are working in prior to commencing child related work (this includes work placement). For information that relates to a specific state or territory please refer to or


Student Selection Process

Insight Training’s student selection process is designed to ensure that you are enrolled in the qualification that best meets your needs.
Insight Training’s selection criteria will take into account various factors when deciding upon which students will be offered places in the program including;

  • The students’ needs and desired outcomes
  • The ability and commitment of the students to complete the course;
  • Eligibility requirements listed in the applicable National Training Package;
  • Students existing ability in the ACSF core skills, (learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy)

Students not meeting these requirements will be directed to more suitable qualifications or skill development programs.

After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Home Tutor
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Education Support Worker
  • School Learning Support Officer
  • Teacher’s Aide


Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS003Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS007Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS002Assist implementation of planned educational programs
CHCEDS005Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS004Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCEDS011Search and assess online information
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS016Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Jobs and Skills WA

As the WA economy continues to grow and diversify, the demand for qualified workers also continues to grow. Jobs and Skills WA is a government initiative focused on providing guaranteed funded training for positions that are or will be in high demand in WA.

To learn what qualifications Insight Training is delivering to eligible students at our multiple locations in WA visit following page.

Jobs and Skills WA Funding Eligibility


ACT Skilled Capital – for students residing in ACT

This qualification can be funded to eligible students through ACT Skilled Capital, a subsidised training program offered by the ACT Government. Skilled Capital funding is available through  Insight Training Pty Ltd, RTO ID 32142.

ACT Skilled Capital Funding Eligibility



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What Insight Training Offers

  • Access to industry leading VET Teachers who care about how you progress in the course
  • Flexible learning options; study in class, by correspondence or at your workplace
  • You may be eligible for state and/or federal funding as a loan or a subsidy towards your course

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