CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support

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Course Overview

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.

Accreditation

Nationally recognised training

Average duration

18 months

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.

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
Aged Care Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay
Diversional Therapist$1,150 weekly pay
Lifestyle Coordinator$1,050 weekly pay
Residential Care Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Diversional Therapy Assistant$800 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Care Manager$1,350 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

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.

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Benefits of 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.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options 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.

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

Royal College of Healthcare
Distance
Selmar Institute of Education
Distance
Selmar Institute of Education
Workplace
Phillips Institute
Online / On Campus
TMG College Australia
Online / On Campus
Macquarie Community College
Online / On Campus
Australian Healthcare Qualifications and Training
On Campus
Access Skills Training
On Campus
International College of Victoria
On Campus
Australian Global College
On Campus