Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: CHC30213
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; complete within 18-24 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Want to learn how to support and assist learning? With flexible, online access to Foundation Education's Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213), you can pursue a rewarding career as a teacher's aide, education assistant and education support worker. The course helps you develop practical skills to support and assist students with key learning outcomes and general wellbeing.

You will learn how to cultivate engaging learning environments where students foster oral, literacy and numeracy life skills. Be a standout with the opportunity to complete unique and advantageous electives, where you can diversify and specialise your knowledge.

If you already have some applicable prior learning, work or life experience, you may even be able to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)!

Work placement

Learn from others and gain over 100 hours of invaluable practical experience while completing your flexible online studies. This will enable you to build rapport within education communities while interacting with a variety of students with diverse needs and abilities.


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must:

  • Have access to an education environment and a supervisor able to sign off on practical demonstration elements

Areas of study

In this education course, the subjects you may study include:

Core units:

  • 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
  • CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Elective units:

  • CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • CHCEDS025 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in work health and safety
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid*

*You must undertake this unit with an external provider.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213) from Foundation Education.

With industry-recognised certification, you will have acquired versatile skills that lay a foundation for you to provide ongoing high quality education support. This is where you will be able to contribute to a variety of settings including those within the community, public and independent school settings.

With this qualification you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue work as a:

  • Teacher's aide
  • Teacher's assistant
  • Education assistant
  • Support worker (community services)
  • Inclusion support aide

Finance options

Course fees include the delivery and assessment of your qualification, study materials (including all resources), and student support services. Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months

Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card.

RTO 22557
With over 14 years in the industry, Foundation Education endeavours to deliver flexible and personalised training solutions. A student satisfaction rate of over 80% and an industry leading graduation rate of 65%, combined with state-of-the-art technology, expert trainers and ongoing support, make Foundation Education one of Australia’s leading RTOs. Specialising in business services, health services, training and education and fitness and recreation courses, Foundation Education is the perfect choice for anyone looking for quality vocational training.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

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