CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

About this course

Nationally Recognised Training

Take your passion for caring to the next level and upgrade your career!

The health and aged care sector is experiencing strong growth, with the Australian Government expecting more than 50,000 job openings in the industry over the next five years.

This course will give you the skills to complete specialised tasks and functions in aged care services either in residential, home or community based environments.

Learn how to effectively liaise with other healthcare professionals and supervise fellow workers.

Other skills covered include how to respond holistically to client issues and coordinate person-centred services for older people.

Is this course right for you?

This course is for people working in the aged care sector who wish  to take on higher level duties and progress their career to the next level.

Our highly experienced teaching team of Aged and Community Care specialists provide one-on-one guidance and support you every step of the way to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to successfully move forward inthe industry.

Course length

Delivered over 18 months plus 120 hours of work in an aged care facility.*

*Course duration will be reduced by credit transfer of units already completed in CHC33015.

Course delivery

This qualification is delivered via a combination of online, face-to-face and work based learning.

To gain your qualification, students are required to complete a minimum 120 hours of work in an aged care setting.

Work-based learning purposefully merges theory with practice to provide students with real-life work experiences where they can apply academic and technical skills and develop their employability.

Requirements

Learners must already hold a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support and be working in the aged care sector.

Prior to enrolling your proficiency in language, literacy and numeracy will be assessed to determine any support requirements.

You will need access to a computer with an internet connection.

Subjects

Total number of units = 18.

  • 15 core units

  • 3 elective units

 

*Electives subject to change.

Core

CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE003
Co-ordinate 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 palliative approach
CHCPRP001
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective

CHCAGE002
Implement falls prevention strategies
CHCCOM002
Use communication to build relationships
BSBLDR402
Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Assessments

Skill and knowledge are assessed in a number of ways throughout the course including assignments, observation, written assessment, practical and class participation components.

 

COURSE FEES AND CHARGES

Full Fee Course Price $5,500.

In Queensland funding is available through the Queensland Governments Higher Level Skills Program which provides eligible individuals with access to a subsidised training place in selected Certificate IV level qualifications and above in selected skill sets.  

Student's eligible for Government Funding pay co-contribution tuition fees as follows:

  • Non-Concession: $250*
  • Concession: $150*

* Eligibility criteria apply.

Further information on Higher level Skills Funding.

 

 

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