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Education Support

This in-demand career puts you at the heart of the education system, supporting kids and teenagers with their schooling and helping them succeed.

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Find your passion helping children and teenagers learn

Education Support is a growing area, and a qualification in this field will give you the opportunity to work in schools throughout Victoria. Whether you’re working one-on-one with a child with special needs, or helping out in a class setting, you’ll go to work every day knowing you’re making a real difference in a young person’s life.


Get a recognised qualification with one of our accredited courses. We offer a range of courses in different areas, so no matter what your goals are, we have a course for you.

Certificate III in School Based Education Support (CHC30221)

Get the skills you need to work in any school, with children or young people, by studying the Certificate III in School Based Education Support.

Certificate IV in School Based Education Support (CHC40221)

The Certificate IV in School Based Education Support is the recognised qualification to work in an Education Support role.

See what our students have to say

Find out what it’s like to study Education Support with GOTAFE. Get a feel for our campuses and see what our students have to say.

Why study with GOTAFE?

Training that sets you up for success

Our Trainers are all industry-qualified, with extensive experience in Education Support and the practices and processes you'll use day-to-day in the workplace.

Your training will provide the skills and knowledge employers are looking for, and you'll graduate with both a recognised qualification, and the practical experience to match.

A world of opportunity

Whether you choose to stay local, or take your career elsewhere, you'll have the skills to take you where you want to go. Our Trainers have strong industry networks, meaning employers often approach them to recommend students for job openings.

We support your studies, so you can support others.