Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: CHC40213
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

Promote responsibility, respect and a love of learning in children with a career in education. A Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213) will help you achieve your professional goals through a comprehensive program covering theory, policy and practice in learning environments.

By the end of this course, you will become adept at assessing and catering to the needs of students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds with diverse needs and abilities, including facilitating learning for children with disabilities and employing strategies for promoting education in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Foundation Education offers its students online access to all coursework as well as student support services. Start learning today and become tomorrow's educator.


There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however it is recommended that individuals have undertaken lower level qualifications (eg. a Certificate III in Education Support CHC30213) and/or have relevant industry experience to assist with the completion of this course. This may have been obtained through formal and informal training, work experience or life experience. To undertake this qualification, individuals are also required to:

  • complete 100 hours of work placement; AND
  • have access to an education environment and a supervisor able to sign off on practical demonstration elements; AND
  • undertake the unit HLTAID003 Provide First Aid through an external provider have successfully completed Year 12.

Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

Areas of study

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

  • CHCEDS001 - Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
  • CHCECE006 - Support behaviour of children and young people
  • CHCEDS021 - Assist in facilitation of student learning
  • CHCEDS022 - Work with students in need of additional support
  • CHCEDS024 - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • CHCEDS025 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
  • CHCEDS032 - Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on an improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in work health and safety
  • CHCEDS023 - Supervise students outside the classroom
  • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • TAEDEL401A - Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
  • TAEDEL402A - Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213) from Foundation Education.

Your ability to improve and enhance student learning will be developed through theoretical and hands-on components of your study, allowing you to cope with real classroom settings with confidence.

Choosing electives that align with your professional goals lets you begin shaping your career trajectory and places you in the best position to be hired for your dream job in education support.

Finance options

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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