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Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

Get at job as a Teacher Aide at Australian high schools and primary schools with the CHC40221 - Certificate IV in School Based Education Support. This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how to support qualified teachers in the classroom, providing supervision and one-to-one student support in English, reading and maths. The course covers: communicating with teachers and parents, assisting students with disabilities, understanding the unique needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, supervising students outside the classroom, and much more. This course also has scope to specialise in eLearning and online support. Enquire now for the list of entry requirements, Teacher Aide career outcomes, and available enrolment dates.

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Delivery mode:
Distance / On Campus / Online / Workplace

Average duration:
6 months

Nationally recognised training

Work Placement

Students will need to complete work placement supervised by qualified staff. Students will attain real-world understandings of the expectations and skills required to work in this field to prepare you for the workforce.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,150 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,730 weekly pay
$1,250 weekly pay
$1,250 weekly pay
$1,340 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the Certificate IV in School Based Education Support CHC40221. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

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Foundation Education
Gateway Training Academy
On Campus
Melbourne College of Further Education
Online / On Campus
Hammond Institute
Online / On Campus

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