Certificate III in School Based Education Support (Release 1)


Our Version Number: Release 1

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Modification History

Release 1. CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support supersedes and is not equivalent to CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support.

Qualification Description

This 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 total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.

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

    Package Rules

    Total number of units = 15

    • 10 core units

    • 5 elective units, consisting of:

      • at least 3 units from the list below
      • up to 2 units from the electives listed below, elsewhere in the CHC Community Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

    The selection of electives chosen must be guided by the job outcome sought, local sector requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Units - 10 required

Elective Units - 3 - 5 required

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