Study Teacher Aide Courses in Victoria in 2022

Are you looking for teacher aide courses in Victoria?

At ACTAC, we are dedicated to helping students achieve their career goals and fulfil their potential. We offer comprehensive, affordable training for anyone looking to pursue a career as a teacher’s aide, providing the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an educational environment.

Why choose ACTAC?

ACTAC is a registered training organisation delivering nationally-recognised qualifications in a completely online delivery format. We have been providing high quality, low-cost teacher aide courses in Victoria for over six years, with those who complete their course moving on to work in schools as teacher aides in Victoria.

Our trainers are all highly qualified, each holding at least a bachelor level in education. They will be there to guide you through the entirety of your course on your way to achieving your dream and working as a teacher aide.

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Why become a teacher aide in Victoria?

Being a teacher aide is an exciting role that allows you to impact children’s lives positively. As a teacher aide, you will have the opportunity to support students and teachers in the classroom.

Teacher aides work in all levels of schooling within the Victoria education system. Working as a teacher aide includes working from primary school to secondary school. Teacher aides help students learn by assisting with activities such as reading, science experiments and art projects. When needed, you’ll also offer your peers individual attention and moral support.

Teachers rely on their aides for assistance with planning lessons, grading papers or collecting data about student progress. They can also use your help during parent-teacher conferences to focus on meeting with each parent one-on-one rather than having to prepare for the meeting simultaneously.

Teacher aides are often asked to assist in after-school programs such as sports teams or clubs; this allows teachers more flexibility with their schedules without sacrificing much time spent working directly with kids.

The role of a teacher aide, like many others in the education sector, is in high demand in Victoria. Read on to learn more about becoming a qualified teacher aide in Victoria!

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How to Become a Teacher Aide in Victoria

While you currently do not need a qualification to become a teacher aide in Victoria, you will be much more employable and highly regarded as a teacher aide if you undertake one of the nationally recognised qualifications that ACTAC offer for becoming a teacher aide in Victoria.

To become a teacher aide in Victoria, you can enrol in either the nationally recognised CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support or the CHC30221 Certificate III School Based Education Support. These courses are offered by ACTAC in an online-only study format, allowing us to provide the course at one of the most affordable price points in Victoria!

CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support

The Certificate III in School-based Education Support is an ideal program for you if you want to work with children, young people and families in Victorian schools. You will learn how to support students in various areas of learning and develop skills in supporting responsible behaviour.

Our engaging course content and trainers will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to help your students succeed at school and reach their potential.

To achieve the Certificate III in School Based Education Support, you will need to complete 15 units of study satisfactorily. You will also need to collate 100 hours of work placement in a suitable location of your choosing, which ACTAC must also approve.

Course content includes:

  • Working effectively with students and colleagues
  • Supporting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • Support the development of literacy, oral language skills, and you will also support the development of numeracy skills.

The CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support offered by ACTAC is a significant first step towards becoming a teacher aide in Victoria. With ACTAC offering this qualification at just $899, there is no better place or time to enrol and begin your journey towards becoming a teacher aid in Victoria.

Those wishing to take their career as a teacher aide to the next level continue reading about the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support.

CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

The CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support is an 18-month long course with the option for a six-month extension should you need it. Should you require an extension, ACTAC offers a flat rate of $299. Other providers charge by the month to provide course extensions to their students, which over six months can equate to nearly $1000!

There are 17 units of study which make up the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support. It is also necessary as a part of your course that you complete 100 hours of work placement in a location of your choosing, pending approval of suitability by ACTAC.

Some of the areas of study include:

  • Providing support to students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Supporting the implementation of behaviour plans
  • Supervising students outside of the classroom

At just $1499, the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support delivered by ACTAC is your high quality and affordable pathway to becoming a teacher aide in Victoria.

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ACTAC will help you succeed in your career with flexible courses and all the support you need to become a qualified teacher aide. We invite you to join our learning community today!

Do not hesitate to start your journey to becoming a teacher aide in Victoria and fulfilling your passion for education. Contact us on 1300 511 455 or at to speak with one of our friendly support members or organise a chat with one of our trainers to see if this is the right course for you!


If this sounds like the perfect career path for you, there is NO BETTER TIME to enrol in one of our teacher aid and childcare qualifications.



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