TAFE Digital
TAFE Digital

Certificate III in Education Support


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  • Prepare yourself to work as a Teacher Aide with this nationally recognised Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213)
  • Gain valuable on-the-job experience with work placement and practical assessments
  • Study online, when and where it suits you

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Online (self paced)


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TAFE Digital (RTO 90003)
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Course content

  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCEDS004 - Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
  • CHCEDS012 - Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCEDS005 - Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
  • CHCEDS017 - Contribute to the health and safety of students
  • CHCEDS001 - Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
  • CHCEDS007 - Work effectively with students and colleagues
  • CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • CHCEDS002 - Assist in implementation of planned educational programs
  • CHCEDS008 - Comply with school administrative requirements
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCDIS007 - Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • CHCEDS003 - Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
  • CHCEDS009 - Communicate with parents, students and colleagues in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander language
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
  • CHCEDS006 - Support the development of numeracy skills
  • CHCEDS018 - Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment

What you’ll learn

Become trained in:

  • Supporting the classroom teacher
  • Identifying and supporting challenging behaviours
  • Contributing to children's education and their environment
  • Working with chidlren with disabilities
  • Supporting children's literacy and numeracy skills

Work placement

This course includes 100 hours of professional work placement in a school (K-12). The school needs to cater for students aged between 5 and 18 with recognised additional needs. You will need to arrange your own work placement.

Work placement is completed progressively throughout the course.

You can work as an Education Support Worker or shadow a Support Worker.

This industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

You may need to arrange a Working with Children Check or Criminal Record Check before your placement.


Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

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Support and delivery

When you study online with TAFE Digital, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

TAFE Digital's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

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