CHC40221

Certificate IV in School Based Education Support (VIC only)

Certificate IV in School Based Education Support (VIC only)

If you possess a love of working with children in an educational setting and are considering turning this into a fulfilling career, then this CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) could be just the thing to get you started.

This course is designed with the needs of the contemporary education industry in mind, and covers essential subjects such as classroom support, behaviour management, communication and collaboration with teachers and other professionals, planning and implementing educational support programs, and legal and ethical considerations in the field of education support.

The course also features 100 hours of practical work placement at an approved primary or secondary school which will give you the experience you need to hit the ground running in any education support role nationally.

This course is covered by the Victorian Government's Skills First Funding Program and eligible students will be able to study this course with low fees. Please enquire to see if you qualify for government funding.

 

CHC40221 Melbourne College of Further Education Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
    Blended
    Workplace
    Classroom
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
    VIC Skills First Funding
  • Duration:
    10 months on average
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Melbourne College of Further Education (RTO: 21340)
  • Location:
    VIC
  • Career Outcomes:
    Education Support Worker | Teacher Assistant | Teacher's Aide | Secondary School Tutor | Assistant Educator | View All

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Course Rundown

If you possess a love of working with children in an educational setting and are considering turning this into a fulfilling career, then this CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) could be just the thing to get you started.

This course is designed with the needs of the contemporary education industry in mind, and covers essential subjects such as classroom support, behaviour management, communication and collaboration with teachers and other professionals, planning and implementing educational support programs, and legal and ethical considerations in the field of education support.

The course also features 100 hours of practical work placement at an approved primary or secondary school which will give you the experience you need to hit the ground running in any education support role nationally.

This course is covered by the Victorian Government’s Skills First Funding Program and eligible students will be able to study this course with low fees. Please enquire to see if you qualify for government funding.

 

Eligibility

While there are no formal educational requirements to enrol in this course, the following must be met:

  • Language literacy and numeracy: AQF Level 3 minimum;
  • Digital literacy: access to a computer or smart device and the internet to complete your studies;
  • Availability: one day a week for 5 hours, ability to undertake 100 hours placement at an approved primary or secondary school.

While completing the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from MCFE, you may study the following subjects:

Core subjects:

  • CHCEDS048 - Work with students in need of additional learning support
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCEDS033 - Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
  • CHCEDS059 - Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
  • CHCEDS047 - Assist in facilitation of student learning      
  • CHCEDS046 - Support student literacy learning
  • CHCEDS045 - Support student mathematics learning
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCEDS051 - Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCEDS058 - Support the implementation of behaviour plans
  • CHCEDS056 - Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  • CHCECE054 - Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures

Electives:

  • CHCEDS060 - Work effectively with students and colleagues
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • HLTAID012 - Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • CHCEDS061 - Support responsible student behaviour

Established over 20 years ago, Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) is a highly regarded and well-respected government-registered training organisation (RTO). Headquartered in Melbourne, with a range of training sites throughout the city and suburbs, MCFE prides itself on their history of successfully providing quality education and training for thousands of past students.

Whether you’re studying in classroom or online, MCFE offers top-of-the-line facilities, inspiring trainers with plenty of industry experience and excellent student support that will ensure a great experience and optimum chance of success for all students in all their courses.

Established over 20 years ago, Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) is a highly regarded and well-respected government-registered training organisation (RTO). Headquartered in Melbourne, with a range of training sites throughout the city and suburbs, MCFE prides itself on their history of successfully providing quality education and training for thousands of past students.

Whether you’re studying in classroom or online, MCFE offers top-of-the-line facilities, inspiring trainers with plenty of industry experience and excellent student support that will ensure a great experience and optimum chance of success for all students in all their courses.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from Melbourne College of Further Education.

You will be fully equipped and qualified to take on a range of education support roles in any primary or secondary education institution in Australia.

Curious about where a career in education support could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

This course is covered by the Victorian Government's Skills First Funding Program and eligible students will be able to study this course with low fees. Please enquire to see if you qualify for government funding.

For students not eligible for government funding, full course fees will apply.

Concession rates are available for holders or dependents of holders of:

  • Health Care Card issued by the Commonwealth;
  • Pensioner Concession Card; or
  • Veteran’s Gold Card.

Payment Plans and Discounts

For fee-paying students, MCFE offers an easy payment plan that allows you to pay your fee in weekly instalments over the duration of the course. If you pay a portion up front, you will also receive a discount up to 30%.

 

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