Education Support – Certificate III

This traineeship will suit students who wish to provide assistance and support to teachers as they facilitate students' learning. Trainees may work in a range of educational settings including public and independent schools and community education colleges.

HSC credit ATAR pathway
7 No

This school based traineeship will reflect 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.

Outcome on completion of your HSC

  • Certificate III in Education Support qualification CHC30213 in CHC Community Services Training Package.

  • Pathway into a traineeship for CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.

  • A career path into the community services sector.

Course delivery

  • Both on the job and off the job and can be delivered face-to face.

  • The SBT term is calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year.

Commitment required

  • Undertake a minimum of 100 days in paid employment and training.

  • Undertake Certificate III in Education Support as part of your HSC.

  • The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.

How will you be assessed?

  • Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work and practical exercises.



Course ATAR eligibility HSC unit credit

Education Support

No

7 units over two years towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course).

Industry-based Learning course

(optional)

No

This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.

The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.

This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.

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