Course Code: CHC30213 & CHC40213
Hi – Thanks for visiting! If you’re looking to become a Teacher Aide then you’ve come to the right place. We make study easy!
Enrolments are welcome from anywhere in Australia.
Online, Correspondence and Classroom Study Modes Available.
Our nationally recognised qualifications will build your ability to support students overcome learning barriers and achieve their educational goals. The courses are geared towards public, independent and private schools (primary, secondary or special needs) and community education settings where the provision of assistance and support to teachers and students is required.
CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support – The entry level qualification expected by most schools
CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support – For those with relevant experience or previous qualifications
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call 1300 380 335 if you have any questions about this course.
Price Drop: In response to COVID-19 we have reduced course fees to assist displaced students and workers undertake study. Effective 30/03/2020.
Classroom study mode temporarily not available – online and correspondence modes are available. New enrolments are welcome! This course has a mandatory 100 hr practical placement. Our flexible course structure means that you can complete all theory components first and the practical component when conditions allow.
All student enjoy the following benefits:
Certificate III in Education Support
Generally accepted as the industry standard for a Teacher Aide. When looking at job advertisements, the significant majority of schools will require a Teacher Aide to possess a Certificate III. The Certificate III will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to complete the broad range of tasks expected of a Teacher Aid.
Certificate IV in Education Support
Most students will complete the Certificate III before moving on to the Certificate IV. If you have relevant work experience or previous qualifications you may request to skip the Certificate III and commence at the Certificate IV level. The Certificate IV has more of an in-depth focus on working with children with learning difficulties, additional needs and disabilities.
The Certificate III to Certificate IV Bridging program
The Certificate III & Certificate IV in Education Support qualifications do have a lot of overlap. If you have completed the Certificate III in Education Support, we do offer a bridging program across to the Certificate IV. This means that instead of completing an additional 17 units, you just complete the gaps between the Certificate III and the Certificate IV. Our bridging program will save you months of time spent on assessment and at only $980* is an affordable way to upgrade your qualifications. Download the Bridging Program Course Outline
*Prices will vary depending on the electives you have completed in your Cert III. Contact Adapt for a quote.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you have completed qualifications in Childcare (Childrens Services) or you have experience or other relevant qualifications you may be eligible for RPL. We specialise in RPL and guarantee that we will maximise the credit you are eligible to receive.
The Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidy is available for eligible QLD residents enrolling in the Certificate III in Education Support. Click here for the eligibility criteria.
If you meet the criteria a student contribution fee of $500 will apply or $400 for concessional students.
The Higher Level Skills subsidy is available for eligible QLD residents enrolling in the Certificate IV in Education Support. Click here for the eligibility criteria.
If you meet the criteria a student contribution fee of $800 will apply or $690 for concessional students.
For detailed information about course fees and payment plans view the fee schedule
These qualifications are Centrelink approved and you may be eligible to receive ongoing study support benefits while you study from home. If you are a single parent, on a carers pension, disability pension, Newstart allowance and several others, you may be eligible for the Education Supplement and the Education Entry Payment. To find out if you’re eligible for Centrelink payments check the Centrelink website or call 13 24 90 and ask about the above payments. The Certifcate III in Education Support is registered with Centrelink as 40 weeks full time (or 70 weeks part time). The Certificate IV in Education Support is registered with Centrelink as 53 weeks full time (or 89 weeks part time).
To confirm your eligibility for funding call us on 1300 380 335
Dont’ meet the requirements for the subsidies above? Don’t worry, we have payment plans to suit every budget
Payment plans are offered at no additional cost! That’s right, you DO NOT pay more if you opt for a payment plan. You nominate the payment periods (i.e. weekly, fortnightly or monthly). You nominate the amount you are comfortable paying (i.e. $50, $100, $200, etc.).
For more information about eligibility criteria for the subsidised rates go to our Government funding page.
Contact us for a quote if you have specific requirements or a group booking.
For more information about course inclusions and exclusions go to our fee schedule page.
Course assessment consists of two components:
Practical Placement – So many of our students gain employment as a result of their placement. It is a great learning experience and a chance to impress!
Apart from being a crucial life skill, having up-to-date First Aid certification can improve your employability. You have the option of selecting HLTAID003 Provide first aid as an elective unit within this course. Note: selecting this unit is not mandatory. You may book into an Adapt Education first aid course or you can complete it with any provider in Australia. Simply present your certificate to us on completion and we will credit the unit towards your Education Support course.
Some important points to consider if selecting HLTAID003 Provide first aid as an elective:
Working with Children Check
As working with children is a part of this course, it is required that students obtain clearance from the relevant authority prior to commencing their practical placement. In some jurisdictions students can apply for student/volunteer cards that are free but please remember that if you gain employment as a teacher aide you must hold the correct paid employee card.
There are no set in-take dates so you can enrol whenever you’re ready!
Upon receipt of your enrolment form an Adapt Education staff member will contact you to discuss:
All students will receive a course induction.
If you would like to discuss your enrolment with an Adapt Education staff member please call 1300 380 335 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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