School of Education and Community Services


Career Prospects

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
CHCEDS021Assist in facilitation of student learning
CHCEDS022Work with students in need of additional support
CHCEDS024Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
CHCEDS025Facilitate learning for students with disabilities
CHCEDS032Support learning and implementation of responsible behaviour
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units

CHCEDS019Support students’ mathematics learning
CHCEDS023Supervise students outside the classroom
CHCEDS020Support students’ literacy learning
CHCEDS031Provide support to students with autism spectrum disorder
HLTAID011Provide first aid

Domestic Students

Entry Requirement

Completion of Year 11 or equivalent



Delivery Method

Duration Tuition Fee Resource Fee
Class contact once a month, access to virtual classroom & online resources 12 months $3,000 N/A^
Self paced, Online Resources, Monthly workshops, Trainer support and Workshop visits N/A N/A N/A

^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.

Additional Information

Minimum 100 hours 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

CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services