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Certificate III in Education Support

CHC30213
Average Course Fee: $3500
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification 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.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Education Support

86.2%

Satisfied with the training
75.5%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Teachers' Aide ( ANZSCO code 422116)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
87,600 persons were employed as Education Aides in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
Low
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Education Aides in 2014 are: $862. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Education Aides visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories


For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 17

  • 12 core units
  • 5 elective units, of which:
  • at least 3 must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses relevant to the work outcome.
  • All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    Core

    CHCDIV001

    Work with diverse people

    CHCDIV002

    Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

    CHCECE006

    Support behaviour of children and young people

    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

    Electives

    CHCDIS007

    Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

    CHCECE003

    Provide care for children

    CHCECE026

    Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate care for children

    CHCEDS008

    Comply with school administrative requirements

    CHCEDS009

    Communicate with parents, students and colleagues in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander language

    CHCEDS010

    Work effectively as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander education worker

    CHCEDS011

    Search and assess online information

    CHCEDS012

    Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas

    CHCEDS013

    Use an e-learning management system

    CHCEDS014

    Support students with English as a second language

    CHCEDS015

    Support development of student research skills

    CHCEDS016

    Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment

    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

    HLTAID003

    Provide first aid

    HLTWHS001

    Participate in workplace health and safety

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Support Worker (Community Services)
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Community Services
    Health and Community Services



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    2. NSW
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    This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The amount for the 2016-2017 income year is $54,869.

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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Education Support

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Education Support

    60.4%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    76.1 %

    Carers and Aides

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    80.7%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    6.9%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    3.8*%
    Professionals
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $27,700

    $38,700

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 82 81.9 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    77
    7.5
    69.4
     
    73.7
    8.3
    65.4
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    5.2
    7.4
    9.7
     
    7.3
    9.2
    9.8
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 86.2 85.5 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 75.5 77.5 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 94.6 95.8 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 86.8 88.6 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 94 92.2 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 27,700 38 700 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
     
    80.7
    6.9
    3.8*
     
    83.7
    5.4
    3.5*
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Education and Training
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade
     
    80.6
    6.1
    4.9
     
    83.6
    5.3
    4.7*
     
    21
    17.1
    8.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 86.5 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 27 600 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 27 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.1 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 92.8 86.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) 60.4 57.2 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 41 200 40 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 22.2 25.2 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.4 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 84.4 76.9

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Education and Training
    80.6
    Education and Training
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    6.1
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade
    4.9
    Retail Trade
    Community Services
    Stream Certificate II Certificate III Certificate IV Diploma Advanced Diploma
    Youth Work          
    Youth Justice          
    Children’s Services - Early Childhood & School Age Education and Care          
    Child, Youth & Family Intervention          
    Community Services Work - General          
    Pastoral Care          
    Social Housing          
    Aged and Disability Home and Community Care          
    Alcohol & Other Drugs          
    Mental Health          
    Celebrancy          
    Counselling          
    Case Management          
    Career and Employment Services          

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".