CHC30213 CertifIcate III In Education Support

The Certificate III in Education Support is an ideal qualification for gaining employment in a role which provides assistance and support to teachers and students in a school, kindergarten or other education environment. Students will also undertake a vocational placement whilst studying this qualification, either as a volunteer or as a worker.  

ACCCO students have a personal knowledgable trainer and receive up to date relevant training. Students will graduate with a qualification they can be proud of and start employment with confidence in their knowledge and capabilities.

Entry Requirements

A sound understanding of English is required

Study options and durations

  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships - as per the training contract
  • Class - FullTime (24 weeks) or Part Time (48 weeks)
  • External Study - self paced with your own trainer assigned to support your study.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - self paced

Core Units (17)

*Elective units

CHCEDS007 Work effectively with students and colleagues


Support behaviour of children and young people


Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment

CHCPRT001* Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the  health and safety of children
HLTWHS001* Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS003 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS002 Assist in implementation of planned education an programs
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
CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
CHCEDS023* Supervise students outside the classroom


Work with diverse people


Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety


Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Provide first aid


This qualification attracts a wide range of funding assistance to reduce the study costs which may include Traineeships, Centrelink payments and Government funding (with some having very little cost to the student).

You may be eligible for funding, please click here to check your eligibility for funding applicable to you in your state/territory.

Fees for students not eligible for funding assistance: 

  • Enrolment fee: $300 including your first unit
  • External study: $160 per unit (pay as you are ready to learn)
  • Classroom study: Please contact ACCCO to enquire about timetables and availability
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): $150 per unit
  • Credit Transfer: FREE


To enquire about enrolment please contact us or phone 1300 139 406.