Certificate IV in Education Support
|Course length||Part time: 1 year|
|Study mode||Part time|
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You can apply for this course online through My.Holmesglen. This online application will take around 10 minutes. Your submitted application will be assessed and you will be contacted by the department within three working days.
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Early Childhood Education Department
03 9564 6267
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This course is designed for you if you are working or intending to work in education support areas, including early childhood education, primary and secondary schools, vocational and higher education and community education.
The course covers work in a range of education and school settings that provide assistance and support to teachers to facilitate students learning under broad based supervision.
To receive this qualification you must complete 12 core units and 5 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
AssessmentAssessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests and practical application projects.
Code Name CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour CHCEDS025 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning CHCEDS023 Supervise students outside the classroom HLTAID003 Provide first aid CHCEDS027 Support flexible learning in an education environment BSBDES502A Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief CHCEDS019 Support students' mathematics learning
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.
Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.
- Working with Children Check
- Effective interpersonal communication skills
- Suitability to work in the education sector
- Literacy and numeracy skills at an appropriate level to perform the role of an education support worker
- Language, literacy and numeracy exercise
Qualification & Recognition
After successfully completing this course, you will eligible to receive the nationally endorsed CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.
- 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
You will attend class each Friday of school term from 9am - 4pm.
How to Apply
Please complete and submit the application form to the department.
The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.
To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
Early Childhood Education Department
03 9564 6267
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Fees$3000 Holmesglen TAFEHolmesglen TAFE CHC40213
Type Cost Gov. Subsidised $3000 Full Fee $7000
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Which fee applies to me?
Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – government subsidised, full fee and concession.
Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study. Concession fees are not available for qualifications at diploma level or above.
The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.
How do I pay my fees?
VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.
Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.
To be eligible for a VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans you will need to meet the VET Student Loans entry requirements.
Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.