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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$3500

Average Duration

6 months

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On-campus providers

Nationally Recognised Training

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

62.9% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Diversional Therapist$1,150 weekly pay
Lifestyle Activities Assistant$1,150 weekly pay
Disability Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay
Volunteer Coordinator$1,340 weekly pay
Aged Care Worker$1,340 weekly pay
Care Manager$1,340 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Disability Manager$2,100 weekly pay
Community Development Manager$1,920 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

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course.

NSW Smart and Skilled

NSW Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). NSW Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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QLD Higher Level Skills

The Higher Level Skills Program enables eligible students living in Queensland to access subsidised training. The Queensland Government provides funding for Certificate IV or higher level qualifications within priori-ty skill sets.

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