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Certificate III in Education Support

Course Code: CHC30213
Study Area:
General Education

Start date: 17 July 2018

Days per week: Wednesday and Thursday

Duration: 20 weeks

End date: 7 December 2018

This course is suitable for new integration aides, or for those seeking employment as an integration aide. Students will develop the skills required to support children both academically and emotionally with inclusive learning practices for children and young people.

  • Bendigo City Campus
  • Off Campus
Course Structure
  • Off campus - Online - 6 - Month/s
  • Full time - Blended - 6 - Month/s


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Teachers aide
  • Integration aide
  • Education assistant - special needs
  • Home tutor
  • Support worker for children with disabilities

  • Police Check and WWC
  • Individual interview
  • Working with Children Check
  • Literacy and numeracy assessment

Course overview

Direct entry - semester 1 & 2 2018 . Bendigo TAFE will offer two programs in each semester. Day Program: Day: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Time: 9.15am yo 3.15pm There is a mandatory practical placement of 100 hours for each student as the Certificate III in Education Support units has some assessment requirements within the workplace. Bendigo TAFE will organise practical placement for each student in various organisation across the sector. Students cannot begin placement until they have completed appropriate paperwork which includes, NPC, WWCC and placement agreements. Bendigo TAFE Placement Support Officer will assist students with their placement needs in approved host organisations. Suitable if you are a new Integration Aide, or seeking employment as an Integration Aide. you will develop the skills required to support children both academically and emotionally with inclusive learning practices for children and young people.

How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual interview

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Demonstration
  • Case Study
  • Field Work
  • Assignment
  • Observation
  • Knowledge Test

Learning options
  • Blended
  • Off campus
  • Classroom (Delivery Method)
  • Electronic

Key study areas
Development and behaviour, literacy, numeracy, disability, diversity, student support, understand legislation

Further study opportunities
  • A range of vocational courses within Bendigo TAFE may be undertaken


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average annual course fee*$1,161.54
Concession - average annual course fee*$232.31
Full fee - average annual course fee*$4,104.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)**$180.00
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)**$100.00
Indicative pricing for:05/02/2018

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students.   Read more

This page was last updated on 16/05/2018 2:16 PM

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