School of Education and Community Services


Career Prospects

May include: Education Assistant, Education Support Worker, Education Assistant (Special Needs), Teacher Aide, Teacher Assistant

Course Units

Core Units

CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young people
CHCEDS001Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
CHCEDS002Assist implementation of planned educational programs
CHCEDS003Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
CHCEDS004Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
CHCEDS005Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
CHCEDS006Support the development of numeracy skills
CHCEDS007Work effectively with students and colleagues
CHCEDS017Contribute to the health and safety of students
CHCEDS018Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment

Elective Units

CHCEDS008Comply with school administrative requirements
CHCEDS011Search and assess online information
CHCEDS012Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
CHCEDS015Support development of student research skills
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Domestic Students

Entry Requirement

Completion of Year 12 or equivalent.



Delivery Method

Duration Concession Fee Non-concession fee Standard Tuition Fee Resource Fee
2 days per week class contact, 4 weeks work placement and online resources. 26 Weeks $400* $1,200* $3,370 n/a^
A combination of self paced learning and face to face monthly workshops 26 Weeks n/a n/a $2,870 n/a
n/a n/a n/a n/a
*Eligibility criteria applies
^Students to purchase their own resources directly from Cengagebrain. Discount code will be provided at confirmation of enrolment.
AIWT will not accept prepaid fees exceeding $1,500 at any one time. For more information on our Domestic Fees, Charges and Refund Policy, please read our policy found in Student Resources.
The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees. 

Additional Information

Minimum 4 weeks work placement


Other courses in School of Education and Community Services

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services