Course Title: Assist in facilitation of student learning

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4420 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support

Course Title: Assist in facilitation of student learning

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Contact: Jacqui Cheng and Melanie Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254918; 99254059

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Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to facilitate and monitor student learning according to principles of practice used in a school. 

The unit applies to education support workers who operate under the guidance and supervision of a teacher or other educational professional. They work mainly with students in classroom settings in primary or secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation. 

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.  

This course is clustered for delivery and assessment with Support student literacy learning (CHCEDS046) 


Assessment for this course includes knowledge tasks and a practical task and a portfolio.  

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCEDS047 Assist in facilitation of student learning


1. Establish an environment conducive to student learning.

2. Facilitate the learning process.

3. Support and monitor student learning.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include two question and answer tasks and an observation practical task done in placement. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on Canvas.