Certificate IV in Ageing Support
National Code: CHC43015 | CRICOS Code: 094032C
This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.
Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:
- Aged Care Activity Worker
- Care Service Team Leader
- Care Supervisor (Aged Care)
- Students must be 18 years of age or over.
- Students are required to successfully complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy skill. Prospective International students who provide an IELTS of 5.5 or its equivalent will be deemed as meeting the English language entry requirements.
- Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.
- Students are required to be physically fit to carry out some tasks as required by the course.
- Students are required to have access to a computer and internet in order to complete assessments and read information on the units of competency.
- Additional entry requirements may apply to specific qualifications.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Recognition of Prior Learning
This is another method of assessing your current skills, knowledge and expertise in the industry. Speak with one of our staff to see if you are eligible to have your skills, knowledge or any formal or non-formal qualifications recognised through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Students seeking recognition can apply for RPL on enrolment into a qualification or throughout the duration of their study.
Learning: 44 weeks
Holidays: 8 weeks
All costs associated with work placement including the list in the Work Placement section is the responsibility of the student.
You will be responsible for finding an accredited/approved facility for the work placement component. Once you have found the facility the RTO will assist you to finalise this arrangement. The RTO will also engage with the facility on your behalf to ensure it meets the workplace requirements for your supervision, insurance and assessment.
NOTE: THIS IS NOT PAID WORK.
Students will be required to pay additional costs associated with work placements including:
- Work placement fee may be charged by the host employer (if applicable)
- Uniforms for participation in workplace: Long black pants, black enclosed shoes
Before the work placement can be done, you will need the following:
- National Police Check (may require one from your country)
- Copy of your up-to-date immunisation (if requested by employer)
- Flu Vaccines (highly recommended)
- Hep B Vaccines (highly recommended)
- CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services
- HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing
- 15 core units
- 3 elective units
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
- Written activities
- Case studies
- Role plays / observations
- Practical work placement
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If your application is successful, we will send you a Letter of Offer including all the enrolment conditions. When you accept it and return a signed copy, we will secure your place in your chosen course.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer is offered at the time of enrolment. For additional information relating to RPL or Credit Transfer for this course, please contact us.
Do you need to improve your English?
If you don’t have the required 5.5 IELTS score for your course and need help with your English language skills before you start your course, why not start your studies with our sister organisation Australian English of English Language (AIEL)? Speak to our Course Advisors to build your study package today.