CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support

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Course description

The Certificate IV In Ageing Support (CHC43015) is for students looking for employment in aged care or other community service roles that support the elderly. Students complete a total of 18 units and gain practical, on-the-job skills including: providing support to people with dementia, empowering older persons, maintaining relationships with carers and family, and using a palliative approach to care.To graduate and receive the qualification, each student must complete at least 120 hours of relevant work.

The Certificate IV In Ageing Support (CHC43015) is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Community Services Training Package.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Work placement

Students will need to complete work placement supervised by qualified staff. Students will attain real-world understandings of the expectations and skills required to work in this field to prepare you for the workforce.

Anyone who isn't already working in a job role related to the qualification within the industry will need to do work placement.

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Problem Sensitivity

Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you cannot solve the problem.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Social Perceptiveness

Understanding why people react the way they do.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Diversional Therapist$1,150 weekly pay
Aged Care Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay
Residential Care Officer$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Community Development Manager$1,920 weekly pay
Care Manager$1,350 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist clients to identify their rights, voice their needs and concerns and realise their interests, rights and needs. This unit applies to workers of all levels in a range of health or community services settings who provide services using a human rights based approach and have direct interaction with clients.

CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older peopl

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach. This unit applies to support workers in residential or community contexts.

CHCAGE003
Coordinate services for older people

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to provide services to an older person. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan. This unit applies to workers in a residential or community context, or those in personal care or support services that work with older people.

CHCAGE004
Implement interventions with older people at risk

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in partnership with older people and their carers to implement interventions in the context of an individualised plan to reduce risk. This unit applies to support workers in a residential or community context.

CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred care and support to people living with dementia. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan. This unit applies to workers in a residential or community context, including family homes.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training


This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support:

National College Australia
Online
Kirana Colleges
Online
Royal College of Healthcare
Online
TAFE Queensland
On Campus
North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus
Selmar Institute of Education
Online
Health Industry Training
Distance
Macquarie Community College
Online / On Campus
Open Colleges
Online
Nepean Industry Edge Training
On Campus