Course Overview - Public

Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a duration of 7.5 months, including 100 hours of work placement in a classroom environment.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate IV

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist teachers and support student learning in a range of classroom setting 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.

Qualification Detail

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 17 units comprising of thirteen (13) core units and four (4) elective units.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although applicants will need to undertake an LLN assessment. Students are required to complete a Practical Placement which requires a police check, COVID Vax & Working With Children’s Check.

Units in this Qualification

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCECE054 Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ culture Core
CHCEDS033 Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment Core
CHCEDS045 Support student mathematics learning Core
CHCEDS047 Support student literacy learning Core
CHCEDS048 Assist with facilitation of student learning Core
CHCEDS051 Work with students in need of additional learning support Core
CHCEDS056 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities Core
CHCEDS056 Facilitate learning for students with disabilities Core
CHCEDS056 Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder Core
CHCEDS059 Contribute to the health, safety, and wellbeing of students Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach Elective
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Elective
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting Elective
CHCPRP001 Participate in workplace health and safety Elective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Teachers Aid
  2. Teacher Support Roles


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Individuals may be eligible for Government funding. AIVD will be able to discuss with you the different funding available and cost of training.
The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding

AIVD encourages individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program​

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