Certificate III in School Based Education Support - CHC30221

Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre Inc

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

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.


  • Support students with additional needs in the classroom
  • Support development of student research skills
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Support responsible student behaviour
  • Work effectively as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education worker
  • Work with diverse people
  • Communicate with students parents and colleagues in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander language
  • Support the development of numeracy skills
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
  • Support students with English as an additional language
  • Set up and sustain learning areas
  • Support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • Provide support for e-learning
  • Search and access online information
  • Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
  • Work effectively with students and colleagues
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of educational programs
  • Work with students in need of additional learning support
  • Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Meet legal and ethical obligations in an education support environment
  • Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
  • Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
  • Contribute to student education in all developmental domains

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Park Orchards - Knees Road Domestic: $2,892
  • Full-time : 6 months

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