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


Code CHC40213
Prerequisites None
Duration 40 Weeks
100 hours of work placement
Terms 6
Assessments Case Study
Role Play
Short answers
Delivery Mode Classroom Based Training
Work Placement
Entry Requirements There 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 Code Unit Title Core/Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people Core
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment Core
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning Core
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support Core
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education Core
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities Core
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies Elective
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach Elective
CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs Elective
CHCLLN001 Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs Elective
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Elective
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.