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CHC40221 – Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

Descriptions

**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals

In these roles, the education support worker sources and analyses information from diverse sources, may work with limited direct supervision and could provide guidance to other workers.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist teachers and support student learning in a range of classroom settings under the guidance of a teacher or other educational professional. At this level, workers may be involved in facilitation of learning for a range of instructional groupings, including for those students in need of additional support. In these roles, the education support worker sources and analyses information from diverse sources, may work with limited direct supervision and could provide guidance to other workers.

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.

Qualification will be delivered for 42 weeks. Students will generally need to spend 6 hours per week on self-studies, completing assessment and undertaking workplace activates.

To be eligible for this course, Learners must demonstrate that they have sound literacy and numeracy skills to a standard of at least Australian Year 12 school or Australian Certificate III, or an equivalent. Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

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.

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this qualification may include the following roles:

  • Teacher Assistant
  • Education Officer
  • Education Support worker
  • Education assistant (special needs)

To be awarded the qualification of CHC40221 – Certificate IV in School Based Education Support learners must successfully complete a total of Total number of units = 17

  • 13 core units
  • 4 elective units

All electives chosen contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational
outcome.

Methods of assessment may include
• Written assessment tasks
• Scenarios
• Workplace Activities
• Class Activities
• Workplace Observation
• Third party Report

The learner is required to achieve competency in all units in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.

In some cases, prior learning and experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on (03) 8714 1222.

Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted.

Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $2,500
Government Funding  **Tuition Fee: $0

* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment
**Government Funding is available for Eligible individuals. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Please contact (03) 87141222 for more information.
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
CHCEDS033 Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
CHCEDS045 Support student mathematics learning
CHCEDS046 Support student literacy learning
CHCEDS047 Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCEDS048 Work with students in need of additional learning support
CHCEDS051 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS056 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
CHCEDS058 Support the implementation of behaviour plans
CHCEDS059 Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
CHCEDS059 Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS042 Provide support for e-learning
CHCEDS053 Assist in production of language resources
CHCEDS050 Support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
Duration 42 Weeks
Institution Australian College of Professional Studies
Branches Western Suburbs ,
Course Code CHC40221
Work placement Hours 100 Hrs
Mode of Delivery Online and Face to Face

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