CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

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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.

Being a teacher’s assistant is a fulfilling and challenging career in education for people who enjoy working with students and have the necessary passion to work in education.  Regardless of the title, the educational support services provided by the teacher assistant are priceless to the learning process.

AGB Training’s Nationally Recognised Qualifications in Education Support open pathways into a range of educational roles such as a Teachers Aid, a Support Worker for those with special needs or learning difficulties, a Language Worker, a Home Tutor or an Education Support Worker. AGB Training’s Education Support courses in Geelong will provide you with the skills and knowledge to support those learning and teaching in the education industry.

On successful completion of this Education Support course you will have the skills and knowledge to work within 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.


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CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support
  • Full Time Study: Bi-Monthly contact with trainer
    Self Study
  • Mode of Delivery: Workplace
  • At this level of study it is expected that you study for a minimum of 5-15 hours per week. You are required to engage in self-study including, but not limited to homework, assessment tasks and individual research.


Methods of assessment may include:

  • Knowledge Evidence – questions and answers
  • Direct demonstration and observation
  • Portfolios
  • Projects
  • Role plays, case studies and presentations

There are no AQF Pre Requisites for this qualification.

AGB Training requires the applicant to successfully complete

  • Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Pre-Training Review
  • Enrolment Application Form
  • Currently employed in relevant work role
Payment Options


Skills First Funded Students

Upfront payment prior to commencement of first class

 Fee for Service Students

Deposit of 10% is required prior to commencement of course.  Fortnightly or monthly payments must be paid as per direct debit payment schedule.


Text Books

It is responsibility of students to purchase all text books prior to first class.

  • Supporting Education: The Teaching Assistant's Handbook 2nd Edition
  • Karen Kearns
  • Published by Cengage
  • ISBN: 9780170364379
  • Purchase Online
Course ProgramTo achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate a competency in 17 units of competency. (12 core units and 5 elective units)
Electives have been selected based on industry consultation to ensure relevant outcomes for employment and further study.
  • Elective
    Participate in work health and safety
Work with Diversity
  • Core
    Work with diverse people
  • Core
    Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Legislative Requirements in the Education Environment (Work placement required)
  • Core
    Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
  • Core
    Support behaviour of children and young people
Set Up and Sustain Individual and Small Group Learning Areas (Work placement required)
  • Elective
    Work effectively in an educational environment
  • Elective
    Comply with school administrative requirements
  • Elective
    Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
Implement Educational Programs (Work placement required)
  • Core
    Assist implementation of planned educational programs
  • Core
    Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
  • Core
    Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
  • Core
    Contribute to the health and safety of students
Support Literacy and Numeracy Skills (Work placement required)
  • Core
    Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
  • Core
    Support the development of numeracy skills
  • Core
    Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
  • Core
    Work effectively with students and colleagues
First Aid
  • Elective
    Provide first aid

On successful completion students will have the knowledge and skills required for further training in CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support or other relevant qualifications.