CHC30221 - Certificate III in School Based Education Support

Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a CHC30221 – Certificate III in School Based Education Support via our RTO partners.

Qualification Overview

Qualification Name:

CHC30221 – Certificate III in School Based Education Support

Qualification Code and Units of Competency:

CHC30221

Duration:

Within four weeks of receiving sufficient and complying evidence of competency in all applied for units of competency.

Certificate III in School-Based Education Support reflects the skills and experience of an individual working in the education support field. This qualification meets the needs of education support professionals, including assisting teachers in the classroom, supporting student learning, and collaborating with educators. Additional requirements may vary depending on the specific state or territory regulations for this certificate.

To qualify for this certificate, you must provide evidence demonstrating that your skills and knowledge align with the courser’s learning outcomes. This evidence can take various forms. Demonstrating your current proficiency at a comparable level can be done through a CV (your student support representative can assist with this), an employment letter, or an employment contract.

Additionally, documents from prior work or educational experiences, such as references from licensed tradespeople you’ve collaborated with, apprenticeship records, academic transcripts, or assessments from relevant past qualifications, all contribute to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. You can also submit proof of overseas qualifications or visual evidence of your work, especially for practical roles.

Required documents
ID
Resume
Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
Photos/videos (for practical roles)
Risk Assessment and Management Documents
Incident Report Forms
Plans and Specifications
Job Cards
Quotes/Invoices

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Portfolio of Experience

Your dedicated consultant will guide you through the process of putting together a portfolio of evidence. This can contain overseas qualifications, transcripts, certificates, photos and videos, samples or work examples, letters of reference, your current resume, etc.

Evidence Review

Once one of our partner registered training organisations (RTOs) has assessed your portfolio, the assessor assigned to your case may be in touch if any additional evidence is required. If you have any weak areas, the RTO may assign a trainer to upskill you at no cost to you.

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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist teachers and support student learning in a range of classroom settings. They complete general administrative as well as operational tasks to support students with learning under the guidance of a teacher or other educational professional. Work requires use of discretion and judgement within the boundaries of established policies and procedures.

Education support workers work mainly with students in classroom settings in primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation.

To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 100 hours of work in a classroom environment catering to primary or secondary school students, within at least one school in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 15

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 3 units from the list below
  • up to 2 units from the electives listed below, elsewhere in the CHC Community Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives chosen must be guided by the job outcome sought, local sector requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Units 

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCEDS033

Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment

CHCEDS034

Contribute to the planning and implementation of educational programs

CHCEDS035

Contribute to student education in all developmental domains

CHCEDS036

Support the development of literacy and oral language skills

CHCEDS037

Support the development of numeracy skills

CHCEDS057

Support students with additional needs in the classroom

CHCEDS059

Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students

CHCEDS060

Work effectively with students and colleagues

CHCEDS061

Support responsible student behaviour

 

Elective Units 

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCECE054

Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures

CHCEDS038

Communicate with students, parents and colleagues in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander language

CHCEDS039

Work effectively as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education worker

CHCEDS040

Search and access online information

CHCEDS041

Set up and sustain learning areas

CHCEDS042

Provide support for e-learning

CHCEDS043

Support students with English as an additional language

CHCEDS044

Support development of student research skills

CHCEDS048

Work with students in need of additional learning support

CHCEDS050

Support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education

CHCEDS056

Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID012

Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

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