Certificate IV in Education Support

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    Upfront payment
    Skills First Funding
  • Duration:
    9-12 Months
  • Start date:
    Every Month
  • Awarded by:
    Hammond Institute (RTO 90720)
  • Location:
  • Career Outcomes:
    Teacher Aide | Education Officer | Education Assistant | Literacy Worker |

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Course Rundown

Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213) by Hammond Institute reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad-based supervision.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

•Age: must be 17 years or over
•Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 3+) are desirable to participate in the course.

In this Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213) course, the subjects you may study include:

Core Units:

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCECE006 Support behavior of children and young people
  • CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
  • CHCEDS021 Assist in the 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 behavior
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

Industry Suggested Electives

  • CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
  • CHCEDS023 Supervise students outside the classroom
  • CHCEDS026 Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs
  • CHCEDS027 Support flexible learning in an education environment
  • CHCEDS028 Assist in production of language resources

If you want to arm yourself with a qualification that can make a real difference in your community and is widely recognised, then look no further than Hammond Institute. They’re all about equipping you with the right skills, knowledge and confidence to be workplace ready, with custom-designed courses in community services, childhood education and care, and more.

Be led by trainers who are at the top of their game, and are genuinely interested in your success. Having delivered a quality training experience since 2001, you can trust Hammond Institute to help you achieve your educational goals!

Hammond Institute prides themselves on offering their students a supportive and positive study experience. To abide by their motto of “Where the student comes first”, Hammond has put in place a team of trainers and assessors to assist with questions, concerns and offer study tips, available to students 24/7.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Victoria: Craigieburn, Box Hill, Dandenong, Werribee

You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

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Where Will It Lead Me?

The further study pathways available to learners who undertake Certificate IV in Education Support (CHC40213) include:

  • CHC50113 Diploma Of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50213 Diploma Of School Age Education and Care

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

How Much Will It Cost?

  • Government Funding
  • Payment plan

Government Funded Fee $100

Government Funded Concession Fee $20

Fee for Service $4500

Skills First Funding You may be eligible to receive Skills First Funding for this course!

Under Skills First Funding, the Victorian government will contribute to the cost of training for eligible students to study courses that will prepare students to work in an industry with growing need for skilled workers.

The provider of this course is a Skills First registered institution. Enquire about this course now to find out more about your eligibility.

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