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CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

Are you ready to take the next step in your career helping others to learn? Would you like to add to your specialist skill set?
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Semester 1
Semester 2
-
Other intakes
-
Length
11 months
Qualification Code
CHC40221

Free TAFE

This course is in the Free TAFE for Priority Courses list. Find out about the initiative and your eligibility

Assist teachers to deliver a quality education program and support children to improve their educational outcomes. This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, 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.

 

  • Teacher's aide
  • Learning support assistant
  • Teacher assistant
  • Integration aide
  • School learning and support officer

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course.  If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

IDENTIFY AND RESPOND TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AT RISK
CHCPRT001
REFLECT ON AND IMPROVE OWN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
CHCPRP003
CONTRIBUTE TO THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELLBEING OF STUDENTS (
CHCEDS059
SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF BEHAVIOUR PLANS
CHCEDS058
PROVIDE SUPPORT TO STUDENTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
CHCEDS056
FACILITATE LEARNING FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
CHCEDS051
WORK WITH STUDENTS IN NEED OF ADDITIONAL LEARNING SUPPORT
CHCEDS048
ASSIST IN FACILITATION OF STUDENT LEARNING
CHCEDS047
SUPPORT STUDENT LITERACY LEARNING
CHCEDS046
SUPPORT STUDENT MATHEMATICS LEARNING
CHCEDS045
MEET LEGAL AND ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS IN AN EDUCATION SUPPORT ENVIRONMENT
CHCEDS033
ENCOURAGE UNDERSTANDING OF ABORIGINAL AND/ OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES' CULTURES
CHCECE054
WORK WITH DIVERSE PEOPLE
CHCDIV001
PARTICIPATE IN WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY
HLTWHS001
PROVIDE FIRST AID IN AN EDUCATION AND CARE SETTING
HLTAID012
SUPERVISE STUDENTS OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM
CHCEDS049
CONTRIBUTE TO STUDENT EDUCATION IN ALL DEVELOPMENTAL DOMAINS
CHCEDS035

This course is delivered on campus 2 days/week, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm each day.  
Additional study time is required to complete assessments, reading, and activities. We recommend that approximately 6 hours per week should be put aside for these activities. 

Students must undertake 100 hours of practical work placement in a suitable education environment. Your placement will be arranged by the University.

Applicants must have successfully obtained a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and Police Check prior to undertaking their first work placement or any work based experiences.

For all TAFE applications, pre-training review questions and a literacy and numeracy review are part of the application process.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LBJ

National course code: CHC40221

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees you will pay depends on your eligibility for a Victorian Government subsidised place under the Skills First Program.

Find out more about eligibility here.

2024 total estimated tuition fees for Certificate IV in School Based Education Support
Concession
Government Subsidised Place
Standard
Government Subsidised Place
Full Fee Place
(Not eligible for government subsidy)
$722$3,608$10,373

*Fees displayed are estimates for the total program and may change depending on individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are subject to change annually.

Visit our fees and charges page for more information.

Material Fees

Material fees cover the cost of items which are purchased by the university and provided to the student, such as tools, materials, uniforms, textbooks, excursions and other incidentals associated with the course.

The estimated material fees for this course are $150

Other study costs

Students are required to purches textbooks: “Supporting Education 3rd Edition” – Karen Kearns, “Targeting Maths Dictionary” – Garda Turner (optional)

Important Information

Direct Debit Payment Plans are available for eligible students to help manage the payment of tuition and material fees throughout the enrolment year (excluding Diploma/Advanced Diploma tuition fees).

Students accessing government-subsidised training under the Skills First Program need to be aware that enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Free TAFE: Under the Victorian Government Free TAFE initiative, some courses have free tuition for eligible students, however material fees (if applicable) will be payable by the student.  Free TAFE is subject to availability and eligibility requirements.

Further information on fees, payments and refunds is available here.

Scholarships

Our scholarships and grants can help with your study costs.  Explore our scholarships to find an opportunity that's right for you.

If what you have learned at work, from other courses, units, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this course, you may be entitled to gain unit credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all courses is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this course overview including the availability of courses and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any course, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Federation TAFE