CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Course Information
Course Name Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015)
ATMC Code N/A
Duration (Part Time) N/A
Duration (Full Time) 64 Weeks
2017 Course Fees 12,100
Intake Dates TBC
University ATMC VET Programs
Campus Melbourne
Faculty Early Childhood and Aged Care

Program Outline

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.

Career Opportunities

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

Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 11 in Australia or equivalent in student’s country of origin
  • 18 years of age or above
  • Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Applicants with no formal qualification and who are commencing within or have experience within a relevant industry may also be considered.

Additional Requirement: Participants must undertake a National Police check before commencing work placement.

Pathways

After completing CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:  HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Mode of Study and Assessment Methods

Mode of study includes classroom based training sessions based on theory classes and practical sessions involving small groups and individual activities in a simulated work environment and work placement. Assessment methods include written test, observation, logbook, case study and project.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

A learner may be able to apply for RPL if they have gained competency from work, other programs, courses, life experience or training provided at work that is relevant to the course. The College recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations.

Course Contents/ Units of Competency

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 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 UNITS

CHCCOM002           Use communication to build relationships

CHCCCS017              Provide loss and grief support

HLTFSE001             Follow basic food safety practices