Community Services

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

Qualification Description

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.


Further study pathways – This qualification will provide you with a pathway to CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.

Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in the education support industry in the following occupational titles:

Entry Requirements

You are required to undertake a Pre Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.

Mandatory requirements – This qualification requires you to hold a current and satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check to undertake workplace experience.

Suitability requirements – There are no suitability requirements for this qualification.

Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.

Workplace Experience

Prior to commencing workplace experience, you must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check. You may also be required to provide other clearances, such as a current satisfactory Police Check as required by the Placement Provider. You are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of workplace experience through work placement/employment in a relevant education support setting. A PTA workplace deed needs to be approved by PTA before you can start workplace experience.

Qualification Structure

To successfully complete CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support you must complete the following units of competency.

Unit CodeUnit TitleC/EStreamPR/CR
1BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and developmentE--
2CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleC--
3CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyC--
4CHCECE003Provide care for childrenE--
5CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young peopleC--
6CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environmentC--
7CHCEDS002Assist implementation of planned educational programsC--
8CHCEDS003Contribute to student education in all developmental domainsC--
9CHCEDS004Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centreC--
10CHCEDS005Support the development of literacy and oral language skillsC--
11CHCEDS006Support the development of numeracy skillsC--
12CHCEDS007Work effectively with students and colleaguesC--
13CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of studentsC--
14CHCEDS018Support students with additional needs in the classroom environmentC--
15CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskE--
16HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingE--
17HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safetyE--

LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s