Education Support

Train to become a Teacher’s Aide and prepare a child for classroom success with a CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support qualification at The Centre.


Discover how to help children with their literacy and numeracy skills, offer support for their behavioural needs, implement special education programs and help them to succeed in the classroom.

This course will qualify you to work in a variety of assistant roles in an educational setting, with a number of employment avenues to explore once you graduate.

What you will learn:

This course is designed to prepare learners for a career in the classroom, assisting teachers to educate, support and inspire students.

  • Gain the expertise needed to communicate with a variety of people and to work collaboratively with learners, teachers and colleagues
  • Master the skills that you need to effectively help children learn and develop numeracy, literacy and oral language skills
  • Learn to support the holistic wellbeing, health and safety of all students
  • Understand children and teens with behavioural issues, and how to support and assist those with additional learning needs
  • Navigate the current legal and industry-related requirements, policies and procedures.

Why study this course?

Focusing on careers-based, practical and hands-on learning, students who choose to study Education Support at The Centre develop their skills in smaller class sizes with a supportive learning environment.

Work Placement

By undertaking work placement during your studies, you will have an opportunity to put the knowledge you have learned in the classroom into practice. Develop practical, on-the-job experience and confidence out in the workplace before you graduate.

This is also an opportunity to develop contacts and networks that may lead to gaining employment.


There are no prerequisites for the Certificate III in Education Support, but learners must be over the age of 18 by the time you are due to complete the course.  (This is the minimum age required to work in this field).

A Working with Children’s Check will be required before commencing this course.

Start dates and locations for Semester 1 2020:

Wangaratta – Commencing February 2020

Kinglake – Commencing February 2020

Broadford – Commencing February 2020

Beveridge – Commencing February 2020

Baranduda – Commencing February 2020

Chiltern – Commencing March 2020

Benalla – Commencing March 2020


The Centre is committed to providing a safe learning space to people of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.


Or email us at contact@thecentre.vic.edu.au to make an enquiry