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CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support

CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support

CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support

Nationally Recognised Training

The CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support 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 Certificate III in School Based Education Support may be completed through a Smart and Skilled Traineeship / School Based Traineeship / Entitlement pathway or a Fee for Service enrolment.

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

Subsidised Course Fees

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies under NSW Smart and Skilled. Eligibility will be checked and a course fee confirmed prior to enrolment.

New Entrant Traineeship $0
School Based Traineeship $0
Fee Free Scholarship $0
Skilling for Recovery Waiver $0
First Qualification $1,600
Second Qualification $1,930

Non-subsidised Course Fees

Full Fee $6,250

Qualification Information

Units of Competency

This qualification includes 15 units of competency to be completed in total: 10 CORE and 5 ELECTIVE units of competency

Unit Code Unit Title Core / Elective

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Elective

CHCEDS033

Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment

Core

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Elective

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective

CHCEDS041

Set up and sustain learning areas

Elective

CHCEDS059

Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students

Core

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

Core

CHCEDS050

Support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education

Elective

CHCEDS034

Contribute to the planning and implementation of educational programs

Core

CHCEDS035

Contribute to student education in all developmental domains

Core

CHCEDS036

Support the development of literacy and oral language skills

Core

CHCEDS037

Support the development of numeracy skills

Core

CHCEDS057

Support students with additional needs in the classroom

Core

CHCEDS060

Work effectively with students and colleagues

Core

CHCEDS061

Support responsible student behaviour

Core

We have listed commonly used electives however there is a wider range of electives available to suit your requirements! Credit can be applied for previously completed units of competency.

Work placement

This qualification requires the successful completion of a minimum of 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 the units of competency.

For those already employed within a suitable industry setting, work placement can be completed as part of your normal working hours as long as the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency are met.

Work placement opportunities will be identified as part of the enrolment process and students requiring to undertake work placement will be supported to complete this once all necessary milestones have been met.

Outcomes and Career Pathways

Job Roles & Titles Relevant to this Qualification

Upon successful completion of this qualification, occupational titles may include:

  • Teachers aide
  • School learning support officer in public and private schools
  • Education support worker in community education services
  • Home tutor
Career Pathways

Working in Education can be an incredibly rewarding career with a wide range of opportunities.

People who successfully complete this course may choose to continue their studies by completing a Certificate IV qualification or continuing on to university to become a qualified teacher.

As much of the skills and knowledge that you will learn through a career in Education are transferrable, this is a great industry for those considering a future career in roles such as teaching.

Enrolment Options

This qualification can be undertaken through a range of enrolment options including a traineeship, Smart & Skilled entitlement model, fee-for-service enrolment or other Government funded options. More information relating to these options can be found below: 

Traineeship

A traineeship combines on-the-job work and formal training with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to obtain a nationally recognised qualification. Traineeships can be undertaken by fulltime and part-time employees and may attract government subsidies based on eligibility criteria.

New entrant traineeship Existing worker traineeship
Fee-free available* Yes No
Subsidised fees available* Yes No
Employer incentives available* Yes Yes
Employment status Fulltime or Part time Fulltime or Part time
Minimum employment hours 15 hours per week 15 hours per week
Enrolment duration 12 – 24 months 12 – 24 months
Competency-based early completion available Yes Yes
Course fee* $0 – $1,000 $P.O.A

*Eligibility criteria applies

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

School Based Traineeship

School Based Traineeships are available to Year 10, 11 and 12 high school students in NSW. They allow students to commence a traineeship while at school. School based trainees work part-time and complete their traineeship by the end of their HSC year. A school based traineeship (SBAT) combines paid work, training and school; as well as an industry-recognised national qualification.

School Based Traineeship (SBAT)
Fee-free scholarships available* Yes
Subsidised fees available* Yes
Employer incentives available* Yes
Employment status Part time
Minimum employment hours 7 hours per week
Enrolment duration 24 months
Competency-based completion available Yes
Course fee* $0 – $1,000

*Eligibility criteria applies

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Smart and Skilled Entitlement

Smart and Skilled provides eligible students with access to Government-subsidised training.

Smart and Skilled Entitlement Enrolment (EFQ)
Fee-free scholarships available* Yes
Subsidised fees available* Yes
Employer incentives available* No
Employment status N/A
Minimum employment hours N/A
Enrolment duration 12 months
Competency-based completion available Yes
Course fee* $0 – $1,930

*Eligibility criteria applies

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Fee-for-service

Fee-for-service enrolments are available for those who are not eligible or do not wish the study through a Government-subsidised pathway.

Fee-for-service Enrolment (FFS)
Fee-free scholarships available No
Subsidised fees available No
Employer incentives available No
Employment status N/A
Minimum employment hours N/A
Enrolment duration 12 months
Competency-based completion available Yes
Course fee $P.O.A

 

Other options

There may be availability to complete this qualification (in part) through other NSW Government funded pathways including part qualification and pre-vocational programs. In order to access these pathways, an application must be made to the Department with employer support. The duration, commencement/completion dates and units of competency will be identified throughout the application process.

Additionally, there may be availability to study Skill Sets relating to this qualification.

Please contact our team to enquire.

Delivery Pathways

Traineeships

This pathway is for learners undertaking study as part of a signed training contract with their Employer and includes planned site visits.

Work-based

This pathway is for learners employed within the industry and undertaking study with employer support outside of a traineeship.

Classroom delivery

Learning occurs through face-to-face or virtual sessions including weekday, evening and Saturday sessions.

Blended delivery

Learning occurs through a combination of classroom sessions, work-based, virtual and/or distance delivery.

Studying with KARBEN

At KARBEN Training Solutions, we pride ourselves on the support we offer to both students and employers throughout the learning journey.

Student Support
  • Planned contact with a Trainer/Assessor
  • Planned contact with a Student Mentor
  • Access to our dedicated Student Mentors via phone, email and face-to-face by appointment*
  • Affordable study sessions
  • Access to a Student Portal
  • Access to the KTS Resource Library
  • Regular enrolment updates including assessment outcomes and feedback

* Refer to the Student and Employer Handbook for more information.

Employer Support
  • Planned contact with a Trainer/Assessor*
  • Dedicated Client Services Representative
  • Formal review of traineeship program every 12 months
  • Access to an Employer Portal
  • Written feedback after each site visit*
  • Regular enrolment updates for students including assessment outcomes and feedback*

*Where a student is studying through a traineeship pathway or has provided authority to release information.

Payment Options

 Upon successful completion of the enrolment process, an invoice will be issued via email.

Payment plans are available.

Please see our Student and Employer Handbook for Fee Schedule and payment plan options.

How to Enrol

Our pre-enrolment process ensures that you are provided with information to make an informed choice about your studies before making a formal commitment. This process is summarised below and must be completed before we accept your enrolment:

Step 1: Enquire

Contact us to discuss your training needs or simply complete an enquiry on our website.

Step 2: Check eligibility

Complete an eligibility form to see what pathways are available to you and receive an obligation-free quote.

Step 3: Choose your path

Decide how you want to study and what funding pathway you’d like to study through.

Step 4: Enrol

Complete our enrolment process and set a plan for your studies in consultation with a KTS Trainer.

Fact Sheets and Brochures

Related Qualifications and Links

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Child Protection Courses

First Aid Courses

School Based Traineeships

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