Version Effective: 1st of July, 2020
Version Effective: 1st of July, 2020

CHC40213 - Certificate IV in Education Support

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of workers including those in education support roles within 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 by a teacher. Some job roles may require tasks to be performed with a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership to other staff/volunteers. (Source: www.training.gov.au/qualification)

Students must complete a minimum of 100 hours of Vocational Placement to achieve this qualification. The unit CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning has a mandatory work placement of 100 hours. Within this time allocation, students can demonstrate the required vocational placement tasks and skills for other units as required for the qualification. 

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

Entry Requirements

Completion of the BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

Ability to complete Vocational Placement component for the duration of the qualification within an Education Setting.

Ability to successfully obtain a Working With Children Check relevant to your state in Australia.

Access to a computer, internet and intermediate computer skills. 24 hour CQUniversity computer labs are available on selected campuses, refer to www.cqu.edu.au. 

Vocational Placement and Work Integrated Learning

Students must complete a Vocational Placement and/or Work Integrated Learning as part of this qualification.

Additional information

Vocational Placement is required to be completed for each unit of the qualification and students to submit a logbook as evidence of attendance. The logbook is able to be downloaded from Moodle under the Vocational Placement section.

From consultation with Industry, students are recommended to complete 230 hours of Vocational Placement to achieve this qualification, inclusive of 100 hours requirement by Australian Government Vocational Training Package.

Within this qualification one unit of competency requires 100 hours of vocational placement, identified on Student Training Plan on Moodle.

Access to the training package requirements can be found on this website www.training.gov.au

Information and instructions on how to source your vocational placement in Industry,  along with the required documents,  are located on Moodle under the Vocational Placement section.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $4,320.00 (2020)
$4,320.00 (2021)
Subsidised Full Fee $1,970.00 (2020)
$1,970.00 (2021)
Subsidised Concession Fee $1,265.00 (2020)
$1,265.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit $255.00 (2020)
$255.00 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit $116.00 (2020)
$116.00 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $75.00 (2020)
$75.00 (2021)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
  • Start TAFE Now
Skill Area
  • Education Support
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Students graduating with a Certificate IV qualification will have the essential skills and knowledge to provide learning support and teaching to students in schools as they work closely with teachers. Their skills and knowledge will include the ability to research learning tools, develop and set up resources and equipment under the direction of a teacher to supervise and participate in students learning experiences. Upon completion of this qualification career opportunities will include working as a Teacher Aide in schools, Preschools and Kindergartens, nationally, as an Education Support person working with children in schools who have special needs, including language, literacy and cultural support, or as a School Age Care Assistant Educator in Vacation Care, Out of School Hours Care, Kindergartens and Education and Care services.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 12 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
Online

This qualification is delivered online Moodle for a period of 46 weeks.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a range of education settings, with a mandatory work placement of 100 hours.

17 units of competency are delivered in eight clusters where each common work function, skills and knowledge effectively facilitate and improve delivery and assessment practices.

The volume of learning within the course includes weekly zoom sessions, excluding Queensland School Holiday periods and individual virtual or live drop-in sessions for students.

Information, assessments and resources are all available on Moodle under each cluster.

Students must successfully complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Core

All core units are clustered either with an elective or other core unit.

See Unit Group

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

All elective units are clustered either with a core or other elective unit.

See Unit Group

CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Participate in Work Health and Safety

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Maintain a safe environment
  • Maintain a hygienic and healthy environment
  • Supervise students in conjunction with a teacher
  • Deal with emergency situations
  • Support the health and wellbeing of student
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Implement safe work practices
  • Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • Reflect on own safe work practices
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Provide First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Legislative Practice

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Identify legislative and policy requirements
  • Comply with legislative and policy requirements
  • Identify and comply with industrial instruments relating to the job role
  • Implement work practices which support the protection of children and young people
  • Report indications of possible risk of harm
  • Apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Literacy and Numeracy

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Facilitate application of mathematics skills for numeracy
  • Support students to develop mathematics skills for numerate understanding
  • Enhance students' mathematics knowledge and skills through structured activities
  • Encourage and model spoken language
  • Support students to read and interpret texts
  • Enhance students' literacy skills through writing activities
  • Design resources to support literacy development
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Contribute to Student Development

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Contribute to a safe and supportive environment
  • Use positive support techniques
  • Observe and collect data to assist with development of appropriate strategies for support
  • Implement strategies to support children or young people who require additional support
  • Monitor and review strategies
  • Research and document legislative and organisation policy requirements
  • Create safe learning environments to socially support student learning
  • Support implementation of strategies for student responsibility in behaviour management
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Support for Additional Needs

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Research autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide support to teachers of students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Identify problems experienced by students in need of additional support
  • Contribute to team planning for students in need of additional support
  • Provide support to students in need of additional support
  • Provide support to teachers of students in need of additional support
  • Comply with policies, procedures and legislation that addresses work with student with disabilities
  • Demonstrate inclusive practices
  • Provide support to the teacher of students with disabilities
  • Contribute to an education adjustment profile for students with disabilities
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Working with Diversity

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Reflect on own perspectives
  • Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • Promote understanding across diverse groups
  • Identify cultural safety issues in the workplace
  • Model cultural safety in own work
  • Develop strategies for improved cultural safety
  • Evaluate cultural safety strategies
  • Contribute to a positive education environment
  • Support community engagement
  • Support the cultural identity of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students
  • Support literacy and numeracy strategies
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 8 Reflect and Improve Practice

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Apply understanding of current education approaches relevant to the education environment
  • Establish an environment conducive to student learning
  • Facilitate the learning process
  • Support and monitor student learning
  • Reflect on own practice
  • Enhance own practice
  • Facilitate ongoing professional development
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCEDS017 - Contribute to the health and safety of students
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
1 CHCEDS017 - Contribute to the health and safety of students
2 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
3 CHCEDS001 - Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
3 CHCEDS001 - Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
4 CHCEDS032 - Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
4 CHCEDS020 - Support students' literacy learning
4 CHCEDS019 - Support students' mathematics learning
4 CHCEDS020 - Support students' literacy learning
4 CHCEDS019 - Support students' mathematics learning
5 CHCEDS032 - Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
5 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
5 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
6 CHCEDS025 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
6 CHCEDS022 - Work with students in need of additional support
6 CHCEDS031 - Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
6 CHCEDS025 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
6 CHCEDS022 - Work with students in need of additional support
6 CHCEDS031 - Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
7 CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
7 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
7 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
7 CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
7 CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
7 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
7 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
8 CHCEDS021 - Assist in facilitation of student learning
8 CHCEDS021 - Assist in facilitation of student learning
8 CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Start TAFE Now (STN) Online

This qualification will be delivered via our online platform, Moodle, for a period of 46 weeks.

Time efficiency as well as students acquiring their required skills and knowledge will be achieved through using a clustered unit delivery model; 17 units of competency will be delivered in eight clusters. This reduced course duration of 46 weeks is through clustering units of competency together according to each common work function, skills and knowledge that improves delivery and assessment practices and eliminates repetition.

It is possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

The volume of learning within the program includes access to a teacher on campus, Zoom sessions, library and research time and vocational placement within industry. Students are advised to attend vocational placement one full day per week, 5 hours per day as calculated in the Amount of Training.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education services.

The application of knowledge is assessed in other components of the course that focus on specific work activities. These components comprise of assessment tasks, projects, case studies and third party verification which includes a period of vocational placement within education settings, during which time students are able to practice and transfer their skills in live work situations.

Participants must successfully complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

Students are supported through a combination of individual appointments, workplace visits for theory and practical sessions involving small group and individual activities and/or telephone, email and Zoom sessions discussions.

Zoom is provided weekly for the duration of the 46 weeks excluding Queensland School Holiday periods. Students are able to access a teacher during these times to assist and guide them with their studies for all Clusters of the qualification.

Information about the scheduled Zoom sessions are available on our Moodle platform under each Cluster.

  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core

All core units are clustered either with an elective or other core unit.

See Unit Group

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

All elective units are clustered either with a core or other elective unit.

See Unit Group

CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Participate in Work Health and Safety

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Maintain a safe environment
  • Maintain a hygienic and healthy environment
  • Supervise students in conjunction with a teacher
  • Deal with emergency situations
  • Support the health and wellbeing of student
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Implement safe work practices
  • Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • Reflect on own safe work practices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Provide First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Legislative Practice

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Identify legislative and policy requirements
  • Comply with legislative and policy requirements
  • Identify and comply with industrial instruments relating to the job role
  • Implement work practices which support the protection of children and young people
  • Report indications of possible risk of harm
  • Apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Literacy and Numeracy

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Facilitate application of mathematics skills for numeracy
  • Support students to develop mathematics skills for numerate understanding
  • Enhance students' mathematics knowledge and skills through structured activities
  • Encourage and model spoken language
  • Support students to read and interpret texts
  • Enhance students' literacy skills through writing activities
  • Design resources to support literacy development
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Contribute to Student Development

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Contribute to a safe and supportive environment
  • Use positive support techniques
  • Observe and collect data to assist with development of appropriate strategies for support
  • Implement strategies to support children or young people who require additional support
  • Monitor and review strategies
  • Research and document legislative and organisation policy requirements
  • Create safe learning environments to socially support student learning
  • Support implementation of strategies for student responsibility in behaviour management
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Support for Additional Needs

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Research autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide support to teachers of students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Identify problems experienced by students in need of additional support
  • Contribute to team planning for students in need of additional support
  • Provide support to students in need of additional support
  • Provide support to teachers of students in need of additional support
  • Comply with policies, procedures and legislation that addresses work with student with disabilities
  • Demonstrate inclusive practices
  • Provide support to the teacher of students with disabilities
  • Contribute to an education adjustment profile for students with disabilities
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Working with Diversity

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Reflect on own perspectives
  • Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • Promote understanding across diverse groups
  • Identify cultural safety issues in the workplace
  • Model cultural safety in own work
  • Develop strategies for improved cultural safety
  • Evaluate cultural safety strategies
  • Contribute to a positive education environment
  • Support community engagement
  • Support the cultural identity of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students
  • Support literacy and numeracy strategies
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 8 Reflect and Improve Practice

In this Cluster, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Apply understanding of current education approaches relevant to the education environment
  • Establish an environment conducive to student learning
  • Facilitate the learning process
  • Support and monitor student learning
  • Reflect on own practice
  • Enhance own practice
  • Facilitate ongoing professional development
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCEDS017 - Contribute to the health and safety of students
1 CHCEDS017 - Contribute to the health and safety of students
1 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
2 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCEDS001 - Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
3 CHCEDS001 - Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
4 CHCEDS032 - Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
4 CHCEDS020 - Support students' literacy learning
4 CHCEDS019 - Support students' mathematics learning
4 CHCEDS020 - Support students' literacy learning
4 CHCEDS019 - Support students' mathematics learning
5 CHCEDS032 - Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
5 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
5 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
6 CHCEDS031 - Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
6 CHCEDS025 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
6 CHCEDS022 - Work with students in need of additional support
6 CHCEDS025 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
6 CHCEDS022 - Work with students in need of additional support
6 CHCEDS031 - Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
7 CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
7 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
7 CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
7 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
7 CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
7 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
7 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
8 CHCEDS021 - Assist in facilitation of student learning
8 CHCEDS021 - Assist in facilitation of student learning
8 CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Trainees (User Choice)

This qualification will be delivered via our online platform, Moodle, for a period of 46 weeks.

Time efficiency as well as students acquiring their required skills and knowledge will be achieved through using a clustered unit delivery model; 17 units of competency will be delivered in eight clusters. This reduced course duration of 46 weeks is through clustering units of competency together according to each common work function, skills and knowledge that improves delivery and assessment practices and eliminates repetition.

It is possible for students to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

The volume of learning within the program includes access to a teacher on campus, Zoom sessions, library and research time and vocational placement within industry. Students are advised to attend vocational placement one full day per week, 5 hours per day as calculated in the Amount of Training.

The course is organised to reflect the learning and work activities that take place within a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education services.

The application of knowledge is assessed in other components of the course that focus on specific work activities. These components comprise of assessment tasks, projects, case studies and third party verification which includes a period of vocational placement within education settings, during which time students are able to practice and transfer their skills in live work situations.

Participants must successfully complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

Students are supported through a combination of individual appointments, workplace visits for theory and practical sessions involving small group and individual activities and/or telephone, email and Zoom sessions discussions.

Zoom is provided weekly for the duration of the 46 weeks excluding Queensland School Holiday periods. Students are able to access a teacher during these times to assist and guide them with their studies for all Clusters of the qualification.

Information about the scheduled Zoom sessions are available on our Moodle platform under each Cluster.

  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core

All core units are clustered either with an elective or other core unit.

See Unit Group

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

All elective units are clustered either with a core or other elective unit.

See Unit Group

CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 1 Participate in Work Health and Safety

In this cluster you will learn about the following topics:

  • Maintain a safe environment
  • Maintain a hygienic and healthy environment
  • Supervise students in conjunction with a teacher
  • Deal with emergency situations
  • Support the health and wellbeing of student
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Implement safe work practices
  • Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • Reflect on own safe work practices
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 2 Provide First Aid

To complete the unit HLTAID004 students will need to enrol into the Accredited Short Course ACC00078 - Short Course in First Aid for Education and Care with CQUniversity or complete the HLTAID004 with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 3 Legislative Practice

In this cluster you will learn about the following topics:

  • Identify legislative and policy requirements
  • Comply with legislative and policy requirements
  • Identify and comply with industrial instruments relating to the job role
  • Implement work practices which support the protection of children and young people
  • Report indications of possible risk of harm
  • Apply ethical and nurturing practices in work with children and young people
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 4 Literacy and Numeracy

In this cluster you will learn about the following topics:

  • Facilitate application of mathematics skills for numeracy
  • Support students to develop mathematics skills for numerate understanding
  • Enhance students' mathematics knowledge and skills through structured activities
  • Encourage and model spoken language
  • Support students to read and interpret texts
  • Enhance students' literacy skills through writing activities
  • Design resources to support literacy development
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 5 Contribute to Student Development

In this cluster you will learn about the following topics:

  • Contribute to a safe and supportive environment
  • Use positive support techniques
  • Observe and collect data to assist with development of appropriate strategies for support
  • Implement strategies to support children or young people who require additional support
  • Monitor and review strategies
  • Research and document legislative and organisation policy requirements
  • Create safe learning environments to socially support student learning
  • Support implementation of strategies for student responsibility in behaviour management
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 6 Support for Additional Needs

In this cluster you will learn about the following topics:

  • Research autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide support to teachers of students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Identify problems experienced by students in need of additional support
  • Contribute to team planning for students in need of additional support
  • Provide support to students in need of additional support
  • Provide support to teachers of students in need of additional support
  • Comply with policies, procedures and legislation that addresses work with student with disabilities
  • Demonstrate inclusive practices
  • Provide support to the teacher of students with disabilities
  • Contribute to an education adjustment profile for students with disabilities
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 7 Working with Diversity

In this cluster you will learn about the following topics:

  • Reflect on own perspectives
  • Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
  • Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
  • Promote understanding across diverse groups
  • Identify cultural safety issues in the workplace
  • Model cultural safety in own work
  • Develop strategies for improved cultural safety
  • Evaluate cultural safety strategies
  • Contribute to a positive education environment
  • Support community engagement
  • Support the cultural identity of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students
  • Support literacy and numeracy strategies
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details
Cluster 8 Reflect and Improve Practice

In this cluster you will learn about the following topics:

  • Apply understanding of current education approaches relevant to the education environment
  • Establish an environment conducive to student learning
  • Facilitate the learning process
  • Support and monitor student learning
  • Reflect on own practice
  • Enhance own practice
  • Facilitate ongoing professional development
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 CHCEDS017 - Contribute to the health and safety of students
1 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
1 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
1 CHCEDS017 - Contribute to the health and safety of students
2 HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
3 CHCEDS001 - Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
3 CHCEDS001 - Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
3 CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
4 CHCEDS032 - Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
4 CHCEDS020 - Support students' literacy learning
4 CHCEDS019 - Support students' mathematics learning
4 CHCEDS020 - Support students' literacy learning
4 CHCEDS019 - Support students' mathematics learning
5 CHCEDS032 - Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
5 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
5 CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
6 CHCEDS031 - Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
6 CHCEDS022 - Work with students in need of additional support
6 CHCEDS025 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
6 CHCEDS022 - Work with students in need of additional support
6 CHCEDS025 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
6 CHCEDS031 - Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
7 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
7 CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
7 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
7 CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
7 CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
7 CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
7 CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
8 CHCEDS021 - Assist in facilitation of student learning
8 CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
8 CHCEDS021 - Assist in facilitation of student learning


RPL Course Structure

RPL only

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
RPL Units
RPL only
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour More Information Training.gov Details
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS028 Assist in production of language resources More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS027 Support flexible learning in an education environment More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS023 Supervise students outside the classroom More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students More Information Training.gov Details
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk More Information Training.gov Details
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment More Information Training.gov Details
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCEDS020 Support students' literacy learning
CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCEDS031 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCEDS023 Supervise students outside the classroom
CHCEDS027 Support flexible learning in an education environment
CHCEDS028 Assist in production of language resources
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsive behaviour
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Other
Project
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL
Third Party Verification
Practical Task
Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2020 Availabilities

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October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Start TAFE Now (STN) Online

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September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

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