Course Code: CHC30213 & CHC40213
Looking to become a Teacher Aide? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve broken the mould of rigid timetables and student policies and are proud to be one of Australia’s leading online and distance education providers.
Enrolments are welcome from anywhere in Australia.
These nationally recognised qualifications will build your ability to support students overcome learning barriers and achieve their educational goals.
CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support – The entry level qualification expected by most schools
CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support – For those with relevant experience or previous qualifications
Have questions? Give us a call on 1300 380 335. We don’t employ salespeople or call centre staff, so when you call you’ll be speaking directly with real people from the word go. Or email us – we guarantee 24hr response time – email@example.com
Our flexible learning model is based around the Self-paced study mode. It’s a great option with many benefits:
Not sure if Self-Paced study is for you? Classroom programs are available in Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast. Contact us now for current class intakes dates and venue locations.
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Price Drop: In response to COVID-19 we have reduced course fees to assist displaced students and workers undertake study. Effective 30/03/2020.
Classroom study mode temporarily not available – online and correspondence modes are available. This course has a mandatory 100 hr practical placement. Our flexible course structure means that you can complete all theory components first and the practical component when conditions allow.
Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidy: available for eligible QLD residents enrolling in the Certificate III in Education Support.
Higher Level Skills subsidy: available for eligible QLD residents enrolling in the Certificate IV in Education Support.
Centrelink: These qualifications are Centrelink approved. If you are a single parent, on a carers pension, disability pension, Newstart allowance and several others, you may be eligible for the Education Supplement and the Education Entry Payment. Contact Centrelink to confirm your eligibility.
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.).
For more information about eligibility criteria for the Subsidised rates go to our Government funding page.
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
Course assessment consists of two components:
Practical Placement – so many of our students gain employment as a result of their placement. It is a great learning experience and a chance to impress!
Certificate III in Education Support
Most students will start with this course. The significant majority of schools will require a teacher aide to posses a Certificate III. The Certificate III will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to complete the broad range of tasks expected of a teacher aide.
Certificate IV in Education Support
If you have relevant work experience or previous qualifications you may request to skip the Certificate III and commence at the Certificate IV level. The Certificate IV has more of an in-depth focus on working with children with learning difficulties, additional needs and disabilities. It also qualifies you to work unsupervised.
The Certificate III to Certificate IV Bridging program
The Certificate III & Certificate IV in Education Support qualifications do have a lot of overlap. If you have completed CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support, we do offer a bridging program across to the Certificate IV. This means that instead of completing an additional 17 units, you just complete the gaps between the Certificate III and the Certificate IV. Our bridging program will save you months of time spent on assessment and at only $980* is an affordable way to upgrade your qualifications. Download the Bridging Program Course Outline
*Prices will vary depending on the electives you have completed in your Cert III. Contact Adapt for a quote.
Students who qualify for the Higher Level Skills subsidy will pay $100 or $50 for concession card holders.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you have completed qualifications in Childcare (Childrens Services) or you have experience or other relevant qualifications you may be eligible for RPL. We specialise in RPL and guarantee that we will maximise the credit you are eligible to receive.
Working with Children Check
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. In some jurisdictions students can apply for student/volunteer cards that are free but please remember that if you gain employment as a teacher aide you must hold the correct paid employee card.
There are no set in-take dates so you can enrol whenever you’re ready!
If you would like to discuss your enrolment with an adapt education staff member please call 1300 380 335 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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