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Certificate IV Education Support

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Certificate IV in Education Support

Teacher Aide qualifications (also recognised as Education Support courses) provide students with the knowledge and practical experience to be able to support the education of children in a school setting. Teacher Aide’s help support the classroom teacher and aide learning programs, , help with different projects and provide direct assistant to specific students.

Check to see whether you are eligible for Austudy whilst completing this teacher aide course with ACTAC.

This Certificate IV in Education Support is the leading qualification for students wanting to enter professional employment as a teacher aide in a school environment.

Key Learning Outcomes and Skills

This Certificate IV in Education Support, teacher aide course, is nationally recognised.

Our trainers are not only adult educators but they are also qualified teachers registered as primary school teachers, currently registered across Australia. Our trainers will not only guide you on the theoretical knowledge required to obtain this qualification but they will also give you guidance students need to successfully enter the profession by understanding what schools and teachers are looking for in a teacher aide.

Core Units

*Elective units

CHCEDS007 Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCPRT001* Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the  health and safety of children
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS003 Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS002 Assist in implementation of planned education an programs
CHCEDS004 Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCEDS005 Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006 Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS018 Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
CHCEDS023* Supervise students outside the classroom
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003* Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAID003* Provide first aid

Please note that the HLTAID003 is not provided by us and must be completed with another provider at the students cost to complete the requirements for this qualification. Try St John Ambulance.

Career Pathway

Students can gain employment as

Education Support worker

Teacher Aide

Teacher Aide (special needs)

Teaching Assistant

Integration Aides

In some circumstances you may be able to work as a home tutor


Online or Distance Study

We offer this Certificate IV Education Support, teaching assistant course online or via distance study. If students chose to study via distance instead of online we will post out hard copy workbooks to you for an additional costs of $99 to cover printing and postage of the 17 units.


Students are able to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. We will provide students with a comprehensive questionnaire followed up by a formal interview to determine whether the required skill sets are met to qualify for RPL.


Course Fee :

Just $ 1499!

No more to pay, no government debts, payment plans available

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Nationally Recognised Certificare IV in Education Support

Quick Info

  • Laptop and more tools available during the courses
  • Online course content access
  • SMS and Email notification
  • Affordable course fee
  • Dedicated Course Trainer

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This course runs over a 52 weeks with a possible extension of a further 6 months for just $1499.

Students enrolling in the leading teacher aide course, the Certificate IV in Education Support, can start their study within 12 hours of enrolment, typically enrolment takes just a few moments whilst your trainer contracts you to find out how you like to study and whether you have any preferences on the units you would like to start with on your journey with this teaching assistant course.

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