CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support
Applying for the Training

CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support
Applying for the Training

How will I apply?

  1. Students will access the Triscott Educational Services Pty Ltd (Triscott ) website ( , or contact Triscott directly by phoning the Certificate IV enrolment officer (03 5962 4796)
  2. Students will complete the Triscott enrolment form, pre-enrolment interview and privacy statement and the Skills First Declaration - in the required format by a negotiated date. Triscott enrolment forms contain the mandatory standard enrolment questions as described in the VET Student Statistical Collection Guidelines
  3. Each student – when enrolling – is required to pay a $150 non-refundable deposit.

What options do I have for submitting my enrolment application?

  • Email: attach signed and scanned documents to
  • Australia Post: Triscott Educational Services – PO Box 1246, Healesville 3777

How will students be selected for the training?

  • Students seeking to secure a place in the training program are advised to apply using email or mail.
  • Enrolments will be accepted in the order in which the documents are received at Triscott.
  • 2019 enrolments will be processed by Triscott Educational Services from Monday 8th October 2018.
  • Enrolments will be accepted throughout 2019 – generally at the beginning of each term.
  • If participants have particular needs, reasonable adjustments will be made.

Are there admission requirements for the qualification?

Currently working as an education support worker

  • Students need to be currently employed in a school setting – working as an education support worker.
  • Generally, the worker will be employed between 15 and 22 hours per week.
  • Students will have successfully completed the CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

Minimum education:

  • Students need to have completed Year 10 or equivalent, i.e. a qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR 2 years industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

English Requirements:

  • Entry to the training program requires English proficiency to Year 10 level, or equivalent OR successful completion of an approved English language test, e.g. ‘Triscott Training Needs Competency Document’.
  • All students are required to complete the ‘Triscott Training Needs Competency Document’ as part of the Triscott Enrolment process
    The document will be emailed with the confirmation of your enrolment, receipt of your deposit, invoice for your full payment and details about your training dates and venues.
  • Completed documents will be distributed to a Triscott assessor for assessing; summaries of results will be returned to trainers for reviewing; students will be consulted by trainers; original documents will be filed – as part of the student’s profile
  • Support is offered to students who require additional assistance to gain the required skills for their training
  • Note: all course materials and in-class delivery is conducted in written and spoken English

Computer requirements:

It is an expectation that Triscott students will have the ability:

  • to use the computer, mouse and keyboard
  • to save files and search the internet.

Initial training session

Students will be advised of the date, time and venue for their initial training session. As this program is conducted on a flexible basis, students are able to enrol at the beginning of each term and work their way through the requirements – with trainer-assessor supervision and guidance. In some cases the student will complete the requirements of the qualification by the end of the year in which they enrolled. In other cases, the student will be expected to complete the qualification requirements within a 12-month time frame.

  • Triscott’s CEO will confirm each individual student’s enrolment and advise students how their enrolment in this program will affect future eligibility for funded courses.
  • Students will have original identification documents scanned and filed
  • CEO will confirm and sign details
  • Triscott trainer-assessor will provide each student with their in-class Work-book
  • Triscott trainer-assessor will clarify / explain Student Handbook and Course Information – including:
    • Course description
    • Possible future employment opportunities
    • Duration of the Course
    • Course fees
    • Course pre-requisites, e.g. Pre-assessment Interview
    • Work-place requirements – in relation to addressing the competencies
    • Units of competency
    • Refund policy
    • Submission and Re-submission of assessment tasks
    • Student Grievance, Complaints and Appeals policy and procedure
  • A Training Plan will be developed for each student – signed (and dated) by the CEO and the student

Participants will be provided with a copy of the Triscott Certificate IV in Education Support work-book

  • The workbook includes a copy of the learning and assessment materials for each unit of study
  • Participants are expected to independently work through the material, completing all relevant learning activities

A pre-requisite for enrolment in the program is that the participant is currently employed on a part-time basis in a school setting OR has successfully completed the CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support..

The program is offered over 48 weeks and participants require a training commitment of between 10-12 hours per week – acknowledging that much of the learning will be achieved ‘on-the-job’ in their current on-going workplace OR during their work-placement experience.

In consultation with the participant and their workplace supervisor, a Triscott trainer-assessor will arrange workplace visits for each participant on an individual basis.

Enrolment Form Details required

Student Number:
Your student number will be allocated after you have enrolled in your Triscott training

Unique Student Identifier (USI Number)
Each student should apply for their USI by accessing
All nationally accredited enrolments – irrespective of whether they occur under Skills First funding or fee-for-service – are required to have a USI.

The Unique Student Identifier (USI)

  • Will enable students to obtain a complete record of their Vocational Education and Training (VET) enrolments and achievements from a single source.
  • Will allow all of an individual’s training records – entered in the national VET data collection – to be linked.

Action Required: Under the Student Identifiers Act 2014, your USI needs to be reported to Triscott when you enrol. The most effective method of reporting and verifying your USI is to forward your confirmation email directly to

Victorian Student Number (VSN Number)
The Victorian Government has legislated and implemented a Victorian Student Number (VSN) for students in Victoria. The VSN is a student identification number that has been assigned by DET to all students in government and non-government schools, and to students below the age of 25 undertaking VET training.


In 2019, Triscott’s CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support training will be organised around individual requests, e.g. after school sessions OR school holiday programs OR local group requests. All requests for training will be discussed and considered on an individual basis with the CEO.

As our programs are based on flexible and independent studies - an initial meeting with the student/group of students will be organised with the CEO.

Negotiated meeting and training times will then be developed with the trainer-assessor and the student/s.

Generally, meetings will be arranged between 4.00 pm and 6.00 pm, every 3 weeks on pre-arranged dates. training can also be considered in school holidays and/or weekends (if requested).

Nationally reognised training

Triscott Educational Services is a private Registered Training Organisation (RTO 6937) Registered with the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA). All Triscott training is nationally recognised. Contact Triscott Educational Services: or 03 5962 2848.