The Certificate IV in Education Support will give you the skills to work in a range of education and school settings that provide assistance and support to teachers to facilitate students learning under broad based supervision.
Career opportunities, include:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education officer
- Indigenous language and culture teaching assistant
- Education assistant
- Education support worker
- Support worker (children with disabilities)
- Language and literacy worker
- Teacher's aid
- Teacher assistant
- Home tutor
Pathways to further study:
- CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
- Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching.
Studying the Certificate IV in Education Support at Holmesglen
Simulated assessment environments will be used to simulate the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge will be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.
Holmesglen provides a practical room that can be set up to simulate the workplace.
Students will also spend around 180 hours studying by themselves/undertaking research to complete the course.
To receive this qualification you must complete 12 core units and five elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units in an equivalent course of study, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
||Participate in workplace health and safety
||Supervise students outside the classroom
||Support behaviour of children and young people
||Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
||Work with students in need of additional support
||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
||Support students' literacy learning
||Assist in facilitation of student learning
||Reflect on and improve own professional practice
||Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
||Work with diverse people
||Support flexible learning in an education environment
||Support students' mathematics learning
||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
| Code || Name |
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCEDS023||Supervise students outside the classroom|
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCEDS025||Facilitate learning for students with disabilities|
|CHCEDS022||Work with students in need of additional support|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCEDS032||Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour|
|CHCEDS024||Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education|
|CHCEDS020||Support students' literacy learning|
|CHCEDS021||Assist in facilitation of student learning|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCEDS001||Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCEDS027||Support flexible learning in an education environment|
|CHCEDS019||Support students' mathematics learning|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Working with Children Check
Student must be able to participate in accessible work placement as part of this course.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|JobTrainer eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession