Education Support

Play an active role in the education of others

Learn how to assist school students in a classroom and support teachers with education based activities.

This qualification can lead to further studies and career opportunities.

“I was looking for a career that would complement my supportive nature. I also value the importance of education so being able to combine the two was a perfect solution. This course has taught me so much and and my trainer was really helpful and supportive.”

Student - MooroolbarkCertificate IV in Education Support 2015 - Cire Training

“Working with children has always been dream of mine. Their inquisitive minds are so inspiring so I wanted to find a job in an educational setting.  This qualification gave me the skills and confidence to do just that.”

Simone - MontroseCertificate IV in Education Support 2015 - Cire Training

CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

Looking for a career in Education? This course is designed to help you gain skills to be able to assist education professionals and play an active role in helping others learn.

Now taking enrolments (enrolling all year)


Between 9 to 12 months. This course has a full-time study component which includes, classroom sessions, online activities, and self-study.

Delivery mode
Workplace or on campus (dates and campus to be confirmed)
Students are required to complete 120 hours of work placement

Flexible Study Option – Rolling enrolments

Training can be undertaken at our Lilydale campus or your workplace, subject to certain conditions.

Flexible Start Options


Course Description

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.

Career opportunities

Literacy worker

Teacher’s assistant

Support worker for children with disabilities

Home tutor

Education support worker

Teacher aide

Course Units

CHCECE006 – Support behaviour of children and young people – 30 hrs
CHCEDS001 – Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment – 35 hrs
CHCEDS021 – Assist in facilitation of student learning – 50 hrs
CHCEDS022 – Work with students in need of additional support – 50 hrs
CHCEDS024 – Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education – 55 hrs
CHCEDS025 – Facilitate learning for students with disabilities – 50 hrs
CHCEDS032 – Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour – 55 hrs
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice – 120 hrs
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk – 40 hrs
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people – 40 hrs
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety – 25 hrs
HLTWHS001 – Participate in work health and safety – 20 hrs

CHCEDS027 – Support flexible learning in an education environment – 45 hrs
CHCEDS013 – Use an e-learning management system – 30 hrs
CHCEDS026 – Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs – 45 hrs
CHCEDS019 – Support students’ mathematics learning – 45 hrs
CHCEDS020 – Support students’ literacy learning – 40 hrs

Fees and charges

Course fees and charges 

Total fees (SF Funded) $1603.50
Total fees (SF Funded + Concession) $452.70
Total fees (Non-Funded) $3315.50

Please note all fees are inclusive of the Tuition and Other fees.

*SF stands for Victorian Skills First Funding Program.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Detailed itemised list of fees and charges including concession discounts

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03 5967 1776 – Yarra Junction

2463 Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction 3797

1300 835 235 – Lilydale

211 Main Street, Lilydale 3140

  • Disclaimer

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
    Eligibility criteria apply
    Cire Services Inc. recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs.
    We encourage individuals with disabilities to access government subsidised training.
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