CHC43015

Certificate IV in

Ageing Support

CRICOS 090552M

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.

DURATION

60 weeks – Full Time 

including work placement

MODE OF STUDY

On Campus

WORK PLACEMENT

160 Hours

STATE SUBSIDIES

Domestic Students

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INTAKE DATES

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Candidates must be aged 18 or above
  • Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry
  • Successful completion of SCEI’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator (LLN) Indicator Test
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 immunisation with the TGA approved vaccine

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

  • National Police Record Check and/or Police clearance.
  • Aged care sector screening clearance
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study
  • Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Candidates originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Home Affairs https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au
  • Applicants must be aged 18 or above
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 immunisation with the TGA approved vaccine

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

  • National Police Record Check and/or Police clearance.
  • Aged care sector screening clearance
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

Further study pathways

After achieving CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing

Employment Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervisor (Aged Care)

Core Units

CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people

CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk

CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families

CHCDIV001Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

CHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategies

HLTAID011Provide First Aid

CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health and community services