Certificate IV in Education Support

Course Description

CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support. 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.

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

Education and Work Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may choose to undertake a diploma level from the Community
Services Training Package.

Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:

  • Teacher’s Aide at public or independent
    schools and community education settings


  • 22 Russell St, Morley WA 6062
  • 26 Edgar Street, Bowen Hills, Queensland
  • L2/398 Chapel Rd, Bankstown NSW 2200


Please contact us on 1300 827 188 for information on fees, funding and payment plan options. Fees include all books and materials

Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements (LLN)

We recognise that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. To help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills required to study this course, you should sit for our LLN assessment before enrolment.

Support Services

During your studies with Future Academy, you will have access to a comprehensive range of support services


Duration40 Weeks
100 hours of work placement
AssessmentsCase Study
Role Play
Short answers
Delivery ModeClassroom Based Training
Work Placement
Entry RequirementsThere are no entry requirements for this qualification, however candidates must be 18 years old at the time of enrolment.

You will be interviewed by Future Academy to assess whether the course you want to enrol in is right for you. This is to ensure you will be able to cope with the demands of the course or so we can find a course more suited to what you want.

How to enrol

Your enrolment is only one step away! Enrolling with Future Academy is easy. Just call one of our friendly staff members on: 1300 827 188.

We appreciate that choosing the right course is important. If you would like to discuss your career or course contact us on 1300 827 188 or send us an email to info@futureacademy.edu.au with your queries.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this qualification, and all students will be offered this option upon enrolment into the course. Please talk to one of our support officers for further information.

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Course Structure

Seventeen Units (12) core and(5) elective units are required for the award of the CHC40213–Certificate IV in Education Support. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Community Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate III of Early Childhood Education and Care at Future Academy.

Unit CodeUnit TitleCore/Elective
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCore
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young peopleCore
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environmentCore
CHCEDS021Assist in facilitation of student learningCore
CHCEDS022Work with students in need of additional supportCore
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander educationCore
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilitiesCore
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviourCore
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCore
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCore
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safetyCore
CHCDIS004Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategiesElective
CHCDIS009Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approachElective
CHCEDS026Deliver elements of teaching and learning programsElective
CHCLLN001Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needsElective
HLTAID003Provide first aidElective
Future Academy does NOT guarantee that: –
  • A learner will successfully complete the course. This is subject to completing all the required units of competency.
  •  A learner will obtain an employment outcome as this is outside the control of Future Academy.
  •  A learner will obtain a qualification or a statement of attainment without successfully completing the assessments.