Course Code: CHC30213
Prices from $400 for eligible participants. Refer to our government funding page for more information.
Become a teacher aide! In this course you will develop an understanding of learning difficulties, disabilities and the range of diverse students you are likely to come in contact with. You will develop the skills to manage student behaviour and learning as well as learning strategies to support a teacher run an effective classroom. This qualification is suitable for those currently working or aspiring to work in an educational setting. This includes public, private and independent schools and community education settings where the provision assistance and support to teachers and students is required.
This is a Nationally Recognised qualification. Enrolments can be accepted from students in all States and Territories of Australia.
Our self-paced study mode means that you can progress at a pace that is comfortable for you without the stress of assessment due dates and rigid class timetables. Our unlimited trainer support means that you will always have someone to help.
For full course details Download Certificate III Education Support course outline
In most instances you will have up to 2 years to complete this qualification. Being self-paced study you can enrol at any time and progress at any speed you like without the stress of due dates and rigid class time tables. Study duration depends on the hours you put in and your skill level. As a guide, someone dedicating 8 hours per week to study, could expect to complete the assessment component of the course in 7 – 10 months.
Note: students receiving government funding may be obligated to complete the program in a shorter time frame:
Self-paced online or self-paced correspondence mode of study:
For more information about eligibility criteria for the Certificate 3 Guarantee or other subsidies go to our Government funding page.
Add $800 to above prices if you would like the blended mode of training (includes 4 onsite sessions).
Contact us for a quote if you have specific requirements or a group booking
For more information about course inclusions and exclusions go to our fee schedule page
Payment plans are offered at no additional cost! That’s right, you DO NOT pay more if you opt for a payment plan. You nominate the payment periods (i.e. weekly, fortnightly or monthly). You nominate the amount you are comfortable paying (i.e. $50, $100, $200, etc.).
As working with children is a part of this course, it is required that students obtain clearance from the relevant authority prior to commencing their practical placement.
Queensland: Blue card. www.bluecard.qld.gov.au
New South Wales: Working with Children check. www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Victoria: Working with Children check. www.justice.vic.gov.au/workingwithchildren/
South Australia: Police check www.police.sa.gov.au/sapol/services/information_requests/police_checks.jsp
Northern Territory: Working with Children clearance notice. www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au/
Western Australia: Working with Children Check. www.checkwwc.wa.gov.au/checkwwc
ACT: Must register with Office of Regulatory Services: https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/2800
Tasmania: Working with Children Registration: https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804
Apart from being a crucial life skill, having up-to-date First Aid certification can improve your employability. You have the option of selecting HLTAID003 Provide first aid as an elective unit within this course. Note: selecting this unit is not mandatory. Adapt Education does not deliver this unit however you are able to complete it with any provider in Australia. Simply present your certificate to us on completion and we will credit the unit towards your Education Support course.
Some important points to consider if selecting HLTAID003 Provide first aid as an elective:
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people||Core|
|CHCEDS001||Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment||Core|
|CHCEDS007||Work effectively with students and colleagues||Core|
|CHCEDS016||Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment||Core|
|CHCEDS018||Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment||Core|
|CHCEDS002||Assist implementation of planned educational programs||Core|
|CHCEDS003||Contribute to student education in all developmental domains||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCEDS008||Comply with school administrative requirements||Core|
|CHCEDS004||Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre||Core|
|CHCEDS005||Support the development of literacy and oral language skills||Core|
|CHCEDS006||Support the development of numeracy skills||Core|
|CHCEDS017||Contribute to the health and safety of students||Core|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety||Core|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Core|
|Electives – Choose 2 from the following|
|CHCEDS024||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education||Elective|
|CHCEDS012||Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas||Elective|
|CHCEDS032||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour||Elective|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||Elective|