Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) addresses work primarily in residential facilities including aged care settings within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans.
- 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||Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015)|
|Course duration||Maximum 12 months|
|Delivery Method||Blended with work Placement|
|Assessments||Demonstrations, Knowledge tests, Logbook, Presentations, Workplace Portfolio|
|Awarded by||Hope Institute for Further Education Pty Ltd (RTO: 40476)|
|Unit code||Unit title|
|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|
|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.
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.