Course Info

Qualification Overview

Our CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support course aims to boost your career prospects. This qualification reflects the role of workers in 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. 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

Course Units

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
  • CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
  • CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning
  • CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support
  • CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
  • CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • CHCEDS019 Support students’ mathematics learning (Elective)
  • CHCEDS020 Support students’ literacy learning (Elective)
  • CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder(Elective)
  • CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centered approach (Elective)
  • CHCCDE004 Implement participation and engagement strategies (Elective)


There are no formal pre requisites to this qualification however, students must successfully pass a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to their enrolment and obtain a Working With Children’s Check before commencing their placement.

Study Modes Available

We have a variety of study modes available to suit you.

  • Classroom – face to face learning in class. We provide one -on -one guidance to our classroom students.  (our classes are only conducted during school terms and are once a week)
  • Online – distance learning (flexible learning)
  • Virtual classes – virtual classes are done through Zoom online platform for students who are not able to attend face to face classroom training but prefer face to face learning. You have the flexibility to attend virtual class from wherever you are.


Average completion time is 8 months. The full qualification must be completed within 24 months from date of enrolment and regular submission of assessment tasks is required.


Students will participate in 100 hours of supervised work in an formal education setting, including public and independent schools. A competent qualified supervisor (Qualified Teacher) will mentor and supervise individual students.

Career Opportunities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Officer
Education Officer
Education support worker
Learning Coach
Teacher aide

Fees & Charges

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. It is available for eligible students.
SWTS support and encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

Also, we have Job trainer funding available for Job Seekers.

Please contact our office on 03 9748 9233.

Start Dates

  • Friday, November 26, 2021
    Virtual class. Contact training office for enrolments 03 9748 9233


  • Geelong
  • Hoppers Crossing

Virtual Classes

  • Virtual class starting on Friday, 8th October 10am to 1pm.
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Why South West Training Services

We offer people a range of career options through the provision of government accredited vocational education and training provided both in the workplace and at our education centre.

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community inclusiveness
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people from all walks of life
Community based organisation
90% course completion rates
Compassion, humility & respect
Staff with years of experience
Vocational education & training
Integrity, stewardship and teamwork


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