CRICOS 090552M . CHC43015

CERTIFICATE IV

Ageing Support

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.

DURATION

Full Time – 60 Weeks

MODE OF STUDY
On Campus

ASSESSMENTS INCLUDE
A COMBINATION OF:

Questioning
Skills Assessment
Industry Work Placement
Scenario, Case Study
Project and Research

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses,from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations.

For further information see the RPL brochure.

Domestic Students

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 or mature aged entry

Successful completion of Southern Cross Education Institute’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy indicator

Candidates must be aged 18 or older

Moderate level of computer literacy required

Additional Requirements

National Police Check

Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration

International Students

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 equivalent level of study or mature aged entry

Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent


Candidates from student assessment visa level 1 and 2 countries can undertake SCEI’s English Proficiency Test. For more information on student visa assessment level refer to Department of Immigration and Border Protection Website www.border.gov.au

18 years of age or over

Moderate level of computer literacy

Additional Requirements

National Police Clearance

Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration

Further study pathways

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

HLT54115 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

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 well being

CHCCCS025

Support relationships with carers and families

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCPAL001

Deliver care services using a palliativeapproach

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

CHCAGE002 

Implement falls prevention strategies

HLTAID003 

Provide First Aid

CHCMGT003

Lead the work team