We’re developing the next generation of child care and education professionals with the right set of skills for the 21st Century.
This is qualification is Australia’s most current, nationally-recognised, Education Support course where you will learn how to help and assist children learn and grow in a range of education settings.
CHC30213 Certificate III Education Support
About this course
This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.
The Certificate III in Education Support provides individuals currently employed within the education support sector the possibility to gain skills to formalise their knowledge or to expand their career opportunities through a Nationally Recognised Training qualification. It is also perfect for individuals that have an interest in working with children as a Teaching Assistant and who wish to pursue a career in the child care sector.
How much will it cost me?
Fee for Service
E-flexi payment plans are available.
Prices start from $2,754.00 on a Weekly or Fortnightly Payment Plan.
Enable College through our Debit Success student financial management system will take payment for all course fees (additional charges may apply).
As a fee Protection measure, Enable College will take upfront payments of installments no greater than $1500.00 per payment (Most Certificate IV and Diploma courses are not eligible for payment through this option)
This course requires successful completion of the Snapshot Reading and Numeracy indicator as part of the Core Skills Profile for Adults. (CSPA)
For more information, visit https://www.acer.org/cspa/ for an overview.
This course requires the ability to apply for a DCSI – working with children employment screening. Upon enrolment, Enable College will notify you to complete an application. This will be an additional cost to your course unless advised differently in writing.
Pathways in Early Childhood Education & Care
Clients may work with teachers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings.
This qualification has pathways into further study; Certificate IV in Education Support Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Education Worker
- Education Assistant
- Education Assistant (Special Needs)
- Education Support Officer
- Education Support Worker
- Home Tutor
- Homeland Teaching Assistant
- Language Worker
- Literacy Worker
- Support Worker (Working with Children with Disabilities)
- School Learning Support Officer
- Teacher Aide
- Teacher assistant
This course is made up of 17 units of study, these are divided into 12 core units, and 5 elective units. Our range of electives is based on our experience, knowledge, and understanding of what employers and the industry are looking for. You will also be expected to complete 80 Hours of Work Placement.
|CORE UNITS |
|CHCECE006||Support behavior of children and young people|
|CHCEDS001||Comply with legislative policy and industrial requirements in the education environment|
|CHCEDS002||Assist implementation of planned educational programs|
|CHCEDS003||Contribute to student education in all developmental domains|
|CHCEDS004||Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre|
|CHCEDS005||Support the development of literacy and oral language skills|
|CHCEDS006||Support the development of numeracy skills|
|CHCEDS007||Work effectively with students and colleagues|
|CHCEDS017||Contribute to the health and safety of students|
|CHCEDS018||Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|5 ELECTIVES OF CHOICE|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate care for children|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCEDS008||Comply with school administrative requirements|
|CHCEDS015||Support development of student research skills|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety|
What if I have studied before?
If you have existing knowledge or skills relating to the requirements of this course you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). RPL may be granted for knowledge or skills obtained through prior education, training, work and life experiences.
If granted, you may be eligible for credit towards this course, allowing you to finish your study sooner.
The Certificate III in Education Support is offered for both full time and part time at our Adelaide campus. As part of this course, you will also have the opportunity to experience real life situations through work placement.
Full-time training: This usually allows you to complete your course in a shorter amount of time and involves a workload of around 40 hours per week. There is also an expectation that Assessment Activities for one Unit of Competency will be submitted for assessment each week.
Part-time training: This option will take more time to complete than the full-time option. The workload is generally around 20 hours per week There is an expectation that Assessment Activities for one Unit of Competency will be submitted for assessment each fortnight.
Learning materials are provided to you to work through at home. As Units of Competency are successfully completed we will send you the next units for the course. Whilst most of the course can be completed this way you will still be required to attend specific Practical Sessions/workshops and your Work Placement.
Whichever delivery method you choose, our experienced trainers will support you every step of the way. You are able to change your mode of study under most circumstances throughout your enrollment as your needs change.To find out the best option for you to study Early Childhood Education and Care, call Enable College and speak with one of our course advisers today.
- Study on Campus
- Work Placement
- Study Online
- Full Time Available
- Part Time Available