Australian Catholic University

Certificate IV in Education Support - CHC40213

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00004G

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. Some job roles may require tasks to be performed with a moderate level of autonomy and/or the provision of supervision/leadership to other staff/volunteers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 17 units: 12 core
  • 5 elective


  • Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
  • Work with students in need of additional support
  • Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Assist in production of language resources
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Identify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectively
  • Establish and maintain effective networks
  • Use an e-learning management system
  • Support flexible learning in an education environment
  • Recognise stages of lifespan development
  • Coordinate e-learning programs
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
  • Assist in facilitation of student learning
  • Facilitate skills development and maintenance
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • Support students' mathematics learning
  • Deliver elements of teaching and learning programs
  • Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
  • Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • Work within specific communities
  • Support students' literacy learning
  • Provide first aid
  • Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
  • Supervise students outside the classroom
  • Assist teacher to develop Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander language and culture lessons

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ballarat (Aquinas) No
  • Part-time : 12 months
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No
  • Part-time : 12 months

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