Foundation Education

Certificate III in Education Support

CHC30213Foundation Education
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Course description

  • Start your career in the education sector and prepare for a role as a Teacher's Aide
  • Learn to work alongside teachers to guide children's learning and contribute to their development
  • Benefit from a blended learning approach by combining theory with real-world experience


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

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Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

Course details

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


However, you must be over 18 years of age and have regular access to the internet.

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Duration2 years
Study modeOnline
Education institutionFoundation Education
PriceThe course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Implement planned educational programs
  • Support the development of literacy and numeracy
  • Provide assistance in the classroom
  • Assist students with disabilites

Course content

CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS002Assist implementation of planned educational programs
CHCEDS003Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS004Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCEDS005Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS007Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTAID003Provide first aid
Note: the unit 'Provide First Aid' must be completed through an external Registered Training Organisation.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Foundation Education or visit their website to find out more information on the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Foundation Education can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

This course includes 100 hours of work placement. This may be undertaken in a government school, private school, education centre, kindergarten, special education centre or community education centre.

Enquire with Foundation Education or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Certificate III in Education Support have been employed in these roles:

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Teacher's Aide
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Support and delivery

A range of support options

  • Student Support Officers provide ongoing support from enrolment to graduation. They will assist with general enquiries and help you stay on track via activity monitoring and friendly reminders.
  • Benefit from access to industry experienced Technical Advisors who can help answer questions on course content, assessment and practical tasks. They are available to help you discover the real world applications of what you're learning.
  • While studying, you will have access to coaching sessions where you can discuss course content and ask questions. Extra individual coaching sessions are available on request to help you understand key concepts.

Flexible online study

  • Courses are delivered fully online which means you can choose your course length. Choose to take the full allotted time, or to study a lot and complete in half the time.
  • Foundation Education offer Orientation to new students. This familiarises you with the eLearning platform and ensures you have all the information, tools and resources you need to start studying.

Career preparation

  • Benefit from access to a network of practical placement partners.
  • Foundation Education provide advice on finding placements as well as tools and tips to use when approaching different workplaces.
  • Access CV tools and templates, interview preparation tips, information on writing job applications as well as commonly asked questions for job interviews.

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