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Certificate IV in Education Support


CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

Online or Distance Mode, Nationally Recognised Course.


ACTAC’s Nationally Recognised CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support is the leading qualification and course for Teachers Aides / Teachers Assistants / Integration Aides in Australia.

The Australian College of Teacher Aides and Childcare is a registered Training Organisation number 45004 providing nationally recognised qualifications on the Australian Qualifications Framework and is an approved institution for Austudy.


Dedicated Trainer

Students enrolled in the Certificate IV in Education Support with ACTAC gain the benefit of our experienced trainers who are qualified primary school teachers and have extensive experience working in primary schools with teachers aides.  Our trainers use this experience to help students become workplace ready and equipped with the practical skills employers are looking for.

ACTAC’s CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support is highly regarded by schools as being the leading teachers aide course and will give you the knowledge, experience and qualification to excel in your career as a teacher aide.Nationally Recognised Training

If you have any questions have a chat with one of the actual courses trainers (not a sales person). Our open hours are from 8am-8pm Weekdays as well as 9-5 Saturday and even 10-4 Sunday, just call 1300 511 455! We pride ourselves on our 7 day support system supporting students throughout their education journey. Our students are able to reach out and seek support when they need it.

Specialised Training

Here at ACTAC we only provide courses for students who wish to work with children. We love what we do! We are dedicated to providing students with skills that will enable them to excel in the workplace and enjoy the wonderful of experience of educating children.


At just $1499 ACTAC’s Certificate IV in Education support is an affordable and accessible way to gain entry to the teacher aide industry. No government debts to repay over years, just one flat affordable fee (ACTAC also offers a payment plan for just $50per week – $1900 Total Cost)

Nationally Recognised

ACTAC only provides qualifications on the Australian Qualifications Framework, a national policy approved by the Commonwealth and all States and Territories. You can find out more about ACTAC’s nationally accredited courses here.

Teacher Aide Courses image of studentFast Turnaround

Our trainers return assessments to students no later than 10 business days from receipt. You do not have to wait weeks or even months with ACTAC.

Extensive Research

Each year ACTAC surveys over 200 schools covering all States and Territories to continuously improve its training methods, ensuring students are equipped with current industry skills.

Once completed, graduates have access to an array of professional careers including roles such as:

  • Education Support worker
  • Teacher Aide
  • Education assistant (special needs)
  • Home tutor
  • Language/literacy worker

ACTAC’s leading Teachers Aide Course / Teaching Assistant Course the Certificate IV in Education Support is a nationally recognised qualifications.

Australian Qualifications Framework

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Course Code: CHC40213
Course Title: Certificate IV in Education Support
Course Duration: This course is self paced and students have up to 18 months to complete their studies.
Nationally Recognised Yes
Awarded by Australian College of Teacher Aides and Childcare
Course Structure: The course is made up of 17 units in total
Admission Requirements: Students will be required to undergo a Working with Children Check and receive a positive notice and blue card.
Further Details: call 1300 511 455
Fees: Total Cost is paid upfront is $1499.

The PAYMENT PLAN total cost is $1900 (35 weekly payments of $50)

Recognised Prior Learning: All students will have the opportunity to have their prior learning assessed.
Qualification Status Current
Course Delivery Online or Distance (hard copy workbooks posted out to you). You will also undertake a work placement (Minimum 100 hours in an approved education and care service)

Industry Requirements

Students must complete at least 100 hours of a placement within an approved provider in order to satisfy the requirements of this qualification .

Certificate IV in Education Support

CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS032 Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
CHCEDS001 Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCEDS021 Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCEDS019* Support students mathematics learning
CHCEDS020* Support students literacy learning
CHCEDS023* Supervise students outside the classroom
CHCEDS022 Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS025 Facilitate Learning for students with Disabilities
CHCEDS031* Provide support to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCEDS024 Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Education
HLTAID003* or
Provide first aid
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

*Elective units

You are required to complete the unit HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting as it is a core unit.  Because you must attend this course in person it cannot be completed with ACTAC as we are an online/distance educator. Students must complete this unit with an external training provider at their own cost. If you need to undertake a first aid course try St Johns Ambulance.

ACTAC’s CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support, or teachers aide courses / integration aide course is the highest level vocational qualification for students wanting to become a teachers aide. The Certificate IV Education Support by the Australian College of Teacher Aides and Childcare is the leading qualification for the education support field because there is no Diploma in Education Support. Out trainers, qualified primary school teachers and adult educators, have years of practical experience working with teacher aides in primary school settings and can give students the insight you need to complete ACTAC’s teachers aide courses and help students excel as a teacher aide / teacher assistant / integration aide, you can check out the governments requirements here. ACTAC’s Certificate III in Education Support is one of the most cost effective teachers aide courses and you can can find out more about its content and structure by clinking on the link.