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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationUp to 12 Months
    100 Hours WP
Nationally Recognised Training

Course Overview

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Career Opportunities:

  • Teacher Aide
  • Teachers Assistant

The CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support will equip you with the experience and knowledge to implement administrative and supervisory tasks under the guidance of teachers in a classroom setting. This qualification is delivered via online learning and hands-on classroom work to give you the understanding and practical experience to succeed in various education support roles.

Skills gained in this course include: supporting teachers in administrative tasks, implementing lesson plans and much more. Please find a full list of units further below.

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support by Foundation Education (RTO: 22557).

Please note that this unit has a work placement requirement of 100 hours of work in a classroom environment catering to primary or secondary school students, within at least one school in Australia.

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Job Outcomes

  • Teacher Aide
  • Teachers Assistant

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


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
CHCEDS056 – Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS048 – Work with students in need of additional learning support
CHCEDS041 – Set up and sustain learning areas
HLTAID012* – Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

*This course contains a unit, HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is a third-party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Foundation Education. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees.


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Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Foundation Education.

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Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.

About the Institution

Foundation Education is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that offers over 40 Certificate and Diploma-level courses across a wide range of industries, including Childcare and Education, Allied Health, Dental Assisting, and Medical Administration.