Certificate III in School Based Education Support

CHC30221

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $3903

$3903 is the average course fee entered on My Skills by 16 training provider(s).

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Average Course Duration: 11 Months

11 Months is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 19 training provider(s).

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Australian Apprenticeships
This course is available as an Australian Apprenticeship. The fee and duration of an Australian Apprenticeship may differ in each state or territory – view more details.
Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist teachers and support student learning in a range of classroom settings. They complete general administrative as well as operational tasks to support students with learning under the guidance of a teacher or other educational professional. Work requires use of discretion and judgement within the boundaries of established policies and procedures.

Education support workers work mainly with students in classroom settings in primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation.

To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 100 hours of work in a classroom environment catering to primary or secondary school students, within at least one school in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.

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

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Education field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Education field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Education field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

Jobs

Graduates of the Education field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

73.9%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Sales Workers

7.2%

Sales Workers
Professionals

6%

Professionals

Industries

Graduates of the Education field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

Education and Training

69.8%

Education and Training
Health Care and Social Assistance

8.9%

Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade

6.5%

Retail Trade

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Community Services Career Pathway

Certificate III in School Based Education Support is in the Education Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Community Services.


Stream

Education and School Support

Certificate II

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

Stream

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 (aapathways.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 Employment and Workplace Relations".



Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

 


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