CHC43015

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Study Method Online, Classroom
Course Duration 52 Weeks
Intake
Recognition Nationally Recognised Training
Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialized tasks and functions in aged-care services in residential, home or community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organization guidelines and maintain quality through the development, facilitation and review of individualized service planning and service delivery. 

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of practical work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Entry Requirements

Students must be aged 18 or above and have satisfactorily completed Year 11 or an appropriate Certificate II qualification in related fields of study.

English proficiency requirement:

  • IELTS overall score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 46
  • PTE Academic score of 45
Course Modules

The following unit of competencies are covered in this course:

Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients Core
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people Core
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people Core
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk Core
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Core
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery Core
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Core
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing Core
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach Core
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies Elec
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support Elec
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support Elec

Note: electives are pre-selected

Course Duration

52 Weeks

Career Opportunities

Students are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in a disability services workplace for the unit CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing. This will enable the students to acquire the skills and knowledge they require to work in a disability services workplace.

Further Studies

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

•        Community Program Coordinator
•        Residential Care Worker
•        Support Worker (Community Services)
•        Care supervisor
•        Accommodation Support Worker
•        Care Team Leader
•        Personal care worker
•        Personal care giver
•        Assistant Hostel Supervisor
•        Personal care assistant
•        Residential care office
•        Day Activity Worker

Question and Answers

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialized tasks and functions in aged-care services in residential, home or community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organization guidelines and maintain quality through the development, facilitation and review of individualized service planning and service delivery. 

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of practical work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Students must be aged 18 or above and have satisfactorily completed Year 11 or an appropriate Certificate II qualification in related fields of study.

English proficiency requirement:

  • IELTS overall score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 46
  • PTE Academic score of 45

The following unit of competencies are covered in this course:

Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients Core
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people Core
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people Core
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk Core
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Core
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery Core
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Core
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing Core
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach Core
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies Elec
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support Elec
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support Elec

Note: electives are pre-selected

Students are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in a disability services workplace for the unit CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing. This will enable the students to acquire the skills and knowledge they require to work in a disability services workplace.

Course Provided by
Australian Ideal College
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