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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Empower the elderly of Australia.

Start Date

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Duration

6 - 9 Months

Delivery Method

Online OR
Face-to-Face (WA Only)

Units

18

Next Start Date

Contact us for the next intake date

Course Duration

6 - 9 Months

Delivery Method

Online OR
Face-to-Face (WA Only)

Work Placement

120 Hours

Pre-Requisites

N/A

There’s an increasing need for workers to support elderly people with complex requirements in their own homes and aged care facilities.

The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to work in residential aged care facilities, community care, nursing homes, disability services, community-based organisations and even hospitals.

This nationally recognised CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification is ideal for those seeking to improve their practical skills to administer to patients and clients in the aged care sector.

Why TrainSmart?

  • Top Quality Trainer Support
  • Affordable Payment Options
  • Government Subsidies Available

Course Overview

Study the Certificate IV in Ageing Support

TrainSmart Australia offers both core and elective units related to the aged care industry. During this aged care course, you will learn the rights of elderly people, coordinate various services, learn skills and techniques to empower the elderly, the palliative care approach, assessing healthy body systems, provide loss and grief support and much more. You’ll also be required to undertake 120 hours of work placement – we have a work placement officer who will work you to arrange these placement programs.

Upon successful completion of this CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support course, you can be eligible to apply for roles within a diverse range of aged care settings and facilities.

If you’d like to jump into a career where job prospects are strong and secure – where you can assist and help elderly people – download the CHC32015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support brochure to find out more information about this course.

Is the Certificate IV in Ageing Support for you?

If you have a interest in working in aged care, then this course would be perfect for you!

What will you learn in the Certificate IV in Ageing Support?

Our CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support course covers a range of material and skills including The Rights of Clients, Coordinating Services, Empowering the Elderly, Relationships with Families, Palliative Approach, Healthy Body Systems, Loss and Grief Support, Direct Client Care and more.

How will you study the Certificate IV in Ageing Support?

The course is delivered face to face, meaning you will attend mandatory workshops to put the theory you have learned into practice through simulated exercises.

As part of this course, you must complete 120 hours of work placement. You’ll study 18 units and be expected to complete assessments.

You will receive guidance throughout the course and will be allocated your own Allied Health trainer who will be able to support you.

How long is the Certificate IV in Ageing Support?

This aged care course is 6 – 9 months long.

entry Requirements

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either option 1, 2 or 3:

  1. C Grades in Year 11 State Certificate of Education (WACE, SACE, QCE, etc)in General English, AND;
    • Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (OLNA) OR National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) 9 Band 8
  2. C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths, or equivalent, OR;
  3. Completed Australian verifiable Certificate II or Certificate III.

All prospective learners will attend a mandatory face to face career counselling session to assess their suitability for this Certificate IV level qualification.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

Modules

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This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is broken up into the following Modules.

  • Module 1: Ageing Support Essentials Part 1
  • Module 2: Ageing Support Essentials Part 2
  • Module 3: Ageing Support Essentials Part 3

Module 1: Ageing Support Essentials Part 1

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTWHS006

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain health and wellbeing by preventing and managing personal stress. This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services settings, in particular work roles that operate in high stress situations and circumstances.

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

HLTWHS002

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members. This unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, in both centre-based and home-based service provision.

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCADV001

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.

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCCCS019

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise situations where people may be in imminent crisis, and then to work collaboratively to minimise any safety concerns and make plans to access required support services. This unit applies to any community services worker involved in crisis intervention. Management of the crisis may involve face-to-face, telephone or remote contact with persons involved.

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCDIV002

The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety. This unit applies to people working in a broad range of roles including those involved in direct client service, program planning, development and evaluation contexts.

Module 2: Ageing Support Essentials Part 2

Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCLEG003

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, and then develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities. This unit applies to people working in roles with managerial responsibility for legal and ethical compliance in small to medium sized organisations. There may or may not be a team of workers involved.

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAAP001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body. This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology.

Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS011

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living. This unit applies to workers who provide support to people according to an established individualised plan in any community services context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCPRP001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify networking and collaboration needs and develop formal and informal partnerships to enhance service delivery and improve professional practice. This unit applies to work in all industry sectors, and to individuals who take pro-active responsibility for improving collaboration between workers and organisations.

Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS006

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the development, implementation and review of individualised support. This unit applies to workers in a range of community services and service delivery contexts. Work will involve collaborating with the person requiring support and other people involved in the support network. Service needs may be complex or multiple.

Support relationships with carers and families

CHCCCS025

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work positively with the carers and families of people using the service based on an understanding of their support needs. This unit applies to workers across a range of community services contexts.

Module 3: Ageing Support Essentials Part 3

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE001

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.

Coordinate services for older people

CHCAGE003

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. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and is carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Implement interventions with older people at risk

CHCAGE004

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. Work performed requires a range of well developed skills where some discretion and judgement is required. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs under direct or indirect supervision.

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAGE005

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. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS023

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as, physical and emotional wellbeing. This unit applies to workers in a range of community services contexts who provide frontline support services within the context of an established individualised plan.

Deliver care services using a palliative approach

CHCPAL001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to care for people with life-threatening or life-limiting illness and/or normal ageing process within a palliative approach. This unit applies to workers in a residential or community context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and is carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Job Outcomes

Certificate IV in Ageing Support Career Opportunities

Our CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support course can lead you into a number of career opportunities within the aged and community care sector. Job titles include;

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Respite Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Liaison Officer

Expected Salary and biggest employment opportunity

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All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Based on national surveys.

Available Subsidies for this course

JSWA funded course

Save up to

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off the standard cost of this course with the Jobs & Skills WA Subsidy!

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Jobs and Skills WA – Lower Fees, Local Skills Government subsidy, you must reside in Western Australia and meet one of the below eligibility criteria;

You are an Australian Citizen

You hold a sub-class 309, 444, 785, 820, or 826 visa

You are a partner or dependant of a holder of a temporary Visa sub-class 457

You hold a Bridging Visa E (subclasses 050 and 051) with a valid application for a visa sub-class 785 or 790

If you meet one of the above eligibility criteria, the JOBS & SKILLS WA Government subsidised total course fees for the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support available to you are; *

With a concession card – $391.20
Without a concession card – $1,320.30

For detailed information, including concession eligibility criteria, please see our attached brochure or visit our Lower Fees, Local Skills Information Page here.*

Learn more about the Jobs and Skills WA Subsidy on the Jobs & Skills WA Website Here.*

*You must meet eligibility criteria to qualify. Additional fees may apply such as student services and resource fees. Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. This is a Western Australian government program. Online study method is not available through the Jobs and Skills WA program.

Payment Options

Standard Rate

$4,000

Concession Rate

$391.20*

Non-Concession Rate

$1,320.30*

*Please refer to the Government Subsidy section to see if you are eligible for the concession or non-concession rates.

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $4,000. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
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Units of competency
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Ageing Support Essentials Part 1

HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Module 2: Ageing Support Essentials Part 2

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

Module 3: Ageing Support Essentials Part 3

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people

CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing

CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 1300 855 517!

* Please note, course Units of Competency are subject to change. These units are valid only on the date of printing.

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