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CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

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Become a valued part of the education system as a Teacher’s Aide, Learning Support Assistant or Support Worker assisting children with special needs, with CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support at Open Colleges.


Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status.

Why study CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support at Open Colleges?

  • The CHC30213 Certificate III offers the best of both worlds: the flexibility of online learning, with a practical 120 hours of work placement in a real classroom of your choosing, so you can practice and perfect what you learn.

  • The CHC30213 Certificate is perfect for people who are wanting to start a career in education support, as well as for those who are already working in the area but who need to formalise their experience in order to take the next step in their career.

Programme Structure

What do you learn in this course

  • The Certificate III will fully prepare you for a career in the classroom, helping teachers to educate, support and inspire students.
  • This online education support course will give you the expertise to communicate and work collaboratively with teachers and colleagues, as well as to support the holistic wellbeing, health and safety of all students.
  • You will master the skills that you need to effectively help children learn and develop numeracy, literacy and oral language skills.
  • During your studies you will learn how to help children and teens with behavioural issues, and how to fully support and assist those with special learning needs.
  • You will become adept at implementing planned education programs in classroom settings, as well as helping with the organisation and management of classrooms and community education centres.
  • The Certificate III lets you choose what you would like to specialise in as a Teacher’s Aide with a choice of elective subjects, some of which include: small group learning, supporting ESL students, and working with families to provide appropriate care for children.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

You can enroll in the majority of our courses, and start studying, anytime you like. There's no need to wait for a certain date or a new semester to start.




  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • No interaction at all

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
  • 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

  • This course involves reading and undertaking a range of written assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

Technological requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills.

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