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CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support


**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals

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.

To be awarded the qualification of CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support learners must successfully complete a total of 18 units consisting of 15 core units and 3 elective units.

Qualification will be delivered for 52 weeks.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

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

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this qualification may include the following roles:•

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Care Service Employees
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Care Workers
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Residential Care Worker

Assessment methods vary as per the unit of competency requirement, generally, assessment methods may include all or some of the following:
• Written Questionnaires
• Scenarios / Case studies
• Workplace Assessment Tasks
• Projects
• Workplace observations

ACPS has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy, to ensure that an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience or other life experiences, is appropriately recognized.

Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted.

If you have any special needs in relation to language, literacy, or numeracy support physical access, food, and beverage allergies, or any other issues, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $10,500
Government Funding  **Tuition Fee: $0

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
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
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers 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 partnerships
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Duration 52 Weeks
Level Certificate IV
Mode of Delivery Blended and Face to Facce
Branch Werribee
Course Code CHC43015
Release Release 3
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