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APTC Course Education Support

CHC30213 - Certificate III in Education Support

Course Overview

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including primary and secondary schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students including students with disabilities, under broad based supervision.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be qualified to work in a range of education settings supporting teachers to provide an inclusive education environment and improved educational outcomes.

Graduates of this course will receive an internationally recognised Australian Qualification issued through TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275).


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Course Delivery

Location: Vanuatu and Samoa

Duration: Course duration is 22 weeks full time including a 1 week mid semester break. Students will attend classes for a minimum of 5 days per week. Additional out-of-hours study time will be required.

Delivery Mode: Face to face. Training will be delivered in English and incorporates language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) support. 

Course Fees: Tuition fees have been waived for this course. The Australian Government subsidises the cost of the course including materials and consumables. Course fees are subject to change without prior notification. View current fees.

Entry Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of a Pacific Island Forum country.
  • Have significant prior industry experience (more than one year) in the area in which they wish to train or have a local qualification and limited relevant industry experience (up to one year) in the area in which they wish to train
  • Complete the Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Vocational Knowledge Assessment

Applicants may apply for recognition of prior learning.

* Courses offered, course dates and fees may vary depending upon student and industry demand.

Course Contents

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support will cover the following units of competency:

Unit CodeUnit title
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS002Assist implementation of planned educational programs
CHCEDS003Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS004Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCEDS005Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS007Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
CHCEDS012Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS016Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety

* Bold Font indicates core units; Standard font indicates electives (12 core plus 5 elective units)

* Please note: elective units of competency may vary from campus to campus depending on local industry needs.

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