Certificate IV in

School-Based Education Support

reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

*Eligibility Criteria Applies

Offering Domestic Students
Course Level Certificate IV
Govt. Funding For eligible students

Course Summary

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

Industry : Education Support
Duration : 40 Weeks
Sessions : 1 session per week
Certificate : Yes
* Government funding available

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Unit Details

CodeUnit TitleType
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore

Encourage an understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures

CHCEDS033Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environmentCore
CHCEDS045Support student mathematics learningCore
CHCEDS046Support student literacy learningCore
CHCEDS047Assist in the facilitation of student learningCore
CHCEDS048Work with students in need of additional learning supportCore
CHCEDS051Facilitate learning for students with disabilitiesCore
CHCEDS056Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorderCore
CHCEDS058Support the implementation of behavior plansCore
CHCEDS059Contribute to the health, safety, and well-being of studentsCore
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve your own professional practiceCore
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCore
CHCEDS050Support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander educationElective
CHCEDS042Provide support for e-learningElective
CHCEDS049Supervise students outside the classroomElective
CHCEDS053Assist in the production of language resourcesElective

Total Units of Competency:

The CHC40221 Certificate IV in School-Based Education Support requires the completion of the following 17 units including (13 core & 4 elective units)

Placement Arrangements

This course requires students to complete a minimum of 100 hours of work placement. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however, Angel Institute will provide assistance and support where needed. Placement will be completed under the supervision of the centre’s supervisor. Work placement assessment task needs to be completed for each unit which has a placement component.

Delivery Method

Real Time Virtual Classroom.


Real-Time Virtual Classroom Delivery – Training is conducted online through our learning management system


  • 40 Weeks

Entry Requirements

  • Prospective students are must be at least 18 years of age.
  • To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Angel Institute will conduct a Pre-Training Review.
  • Required to complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment, administered by and to the satisfaction of Angel Institute.

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Education & Career Outcome

Career Outcome

Once you have successfully completed the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support you can apply for jobs within the education industry which may include:

  • Teacher Aide
  • Education Support Worker
  • Education Assistant
  • Inclusion Support Worker
  • Learning Support Officer
  • Classroom Assistant
Education Pathways

The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:

  • CHC50221 Diploma of School-Age Education and Care*


*Programs are not offered by Angel Institute.

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Have been in the class for the past 2 months, everything going smooth since the beginning. The instructor handles the class really well, happy to be in the class, thank you angel institute
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So much difference course to learn and only take me once a week to study.

Skills First Funding Program

Government Funding Available

If you are an Australian, New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of Australia, you might be eligible for funding under the Skills First Program.

Even if you aren’t eligible, you might be able to get an exemption that allows you do Skills First training.

There are also some Skills First courses where some of the eligibility criteria don’t apply or where you might be able to get your training for free or at a lower cost.

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