CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support  addresses work primarily in residential facilities including aged care settings within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans.

These workers:

  • Carry out activities related to maintaining an individual’s well-being through personal care and/or other activities of living
  • May provide services to individuals with complex needs, and/or work with groups of older people Work may include training and support to promote independence and community participation, which may be provided as part of activities and programs in a variety of settings including residential and centre-based programs
  • Report to service managers and liaise with professionals and other service providers
  • May be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of other workers.

Occupational titles may include:

Personal care worker Personal Care Giver
Support worker Assistant hostel supervisor
Day activity worker Accommodation support worker
Care supervisor Program coordinator – social programs
Care team leader Residential care worker
Qualification name CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Course duration Maximum 12 months
Delivery Method Blended with work Placement
Recognition Nationally Recognised
Assessments Demonstrations, Questions & Answers, Logbook, Presentations,  Portfolio
Awarded by Hope Institute for Further Education Pty Ltd (RTO: 40476)
Unit code Unit title
Core units
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interest and rights of clients
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE003 Co-ordinate services for older people
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual services planning and delivery
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCCCS025 Support relationships and carer 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 partnership
HLTAAP001 Recognise health body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification. It is recommended that students are 18 years of age or older and have a sound understanding of English, good communication and interpersonal skills.You will also be required to obtain a National Police Clearance check and in some jurisdictions a Working with Vulnerable People check.

The course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement

A work placement is a highly stimulating and rewarding part of the course. It will enable you to participate in a real workplace and put into practice the new skills and knowledge that you are learning in the course.

You will need to undertake your work placement in residential aged care, home care environment or community support setting. It is not paid work.

If you work in the industry, have had prior experience or would like to seek recognition for a combination of skills and experience, RPL is available for this course. See Training NSW RPL Candidate Guide for an explanation of the RPL process and then ask our staff if you are interested.

Credit Transfer – This is giving credit for learning outcomes a student has already achieved. Hope Institute for Further Education will recognise the Qualification or Statement of Attainment issued to a student, by another RTO, in mutual recognition, on provision of a certified copy for verification purposes, on enrolment.

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer are again discussed with students at  induction stage.

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