Integration Aide

We provide a number of excellent courses to assist you on your endeavours in becoming an education support worker / integration aide.

Below is one such example, however feel free to search our course guide for similar examples.

If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Certificate III in Education Support

  • Course Code: CHC30213
  • Study Area(s): Children's Services / Integration Aide
  • Location(s): Broadmeadows
  • Course Length: Full-time day (6 months) / Full-time night (6 months)
  • Direct Entry: You can apply for this course directly through Kangan Institute.
  • Mid-year Entry: This course accepts mid-year applications.

Course overview

This course is designed for people who currently work as an education support worker/integration aide or for those who wish to seek employment as an education support worker/integration aide.

Course Fees

What costs and other fees should I expect?

For a fee schedule, call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233). Alternatively email

Approximate fees for 2017:

  • $530 concession
  • $1870 Government funded
  • $4,850.00 full fee

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course is designed to provide accredited training for people wishing to pursue a career as an education support worker/integration aide in a primary, secondary or special school setting.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

On successful completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge to apply specialist communication techniques with students and teachers. You will be able to work with students with a range of additional needs.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

On successful completion of the course you may choose to apply for further studies in education or disability.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy, literacy and verbal communication skills to undertake this course.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form. Click the 'Apply here' link and lodge an online application to show your expression of interest. This course may also have a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

Attendance at an Information Session is compulsory; it is the first step in being accepted for this course. You will also be required to complete a numeracy and literacy test, and may be called in for an interview. Call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email for more information.

How long is the course?

This is a 20 week part-time course.

  • Wednesday & Friday (day) 9:30am until 2.30pm, or..
  • Thursday (night) 5:30pm until 9:30pm

Where and how can I study?

The course is delivered at the Broadmeadows campus.It is not delivered online.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral and practical assessment methods. Students will complete some assessment flexibly (off-campus) and while on work placement.

You will be advised in advance regarding the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and information about this will be provided to you during the course.

What will I study?

Successful completion of the course requires 17 units. There is also a work placement component totalling 100 hours.

Please note that all of the above listed electives are compulsory except for CHCEDS307A, CHCEDS319A and HLTFA301C. At least one of the non-compulsory electives must be selected.