CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CRICOS Course Code: 0100347 National Code: CHC43015

Course Duration

52 weeks

Campus Location

Sydney CBD, Campbelltown & Adelaide

Intake Dates

25 July 2022
22 August 2022
3 October 2022
31 October 2022
28 November 2022

Level

Certificate IV

Course Details

Everything You Need To Know About The Course

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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervisor (Aged Care)
  • Coordinator of Volunteers (Services to Older People)
  • Disability Officer - Day Support 
  • Disability Team Leader 
  • Leisure and Therapy Assistant 

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements. International students must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    1. Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    2. Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Code

Title

Core or Elective

CHCADV001

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

Core

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Core

CHCAGE003

Coordinate services for older people

Core

CHCAGE004

Implement interventions with older people at risk

Core

CHCAGE005

Provide support to people living with dementia

Core

CHCCCS006

Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

Core

CHCCCS011

Meet personal support needs

Core

CHCCCS023

Support independence and wellbeing

Core

CHCCCS025

Support relationships with carers and families

Core

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

Core

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

Core

CHCPAL001

Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Core

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Core

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

Core

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Core

CHCAGE002

Implement falls prevention strategies

Elective

CHCCCS017

Provide loss and grief support

Elective

CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

Elective

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.

The qualification requires that a work placement of 120 hours is completed. 

This program is delivered in the classroom and through structured self-study.

Offshore Fee

$11,900

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material & Insurance Fee: $500

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Onshore Fee

$8,800

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material & Insurance Fee: $500

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Potential employment options are in a range of community services and ageing support roles.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services or a range of other community services qualifications.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in Victorian Institute of Education Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.

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