CHC43015 - CERTIFICATE IV IN AGEING SUPPORT
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.
It is beneficial but not essential for students to have access to a workplace while undertaking this qualification. However, in order to pursue the qualification applicants must:
Be 18 years or over;
Be sufficiently proficient in English (read, write and speak) to be able to work successfully in a highly regulated environment;
Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 11 or equivalent.
For learners that require support in language, literacy or numeracy, alternative training and assessment methods may be used (reasonable adjustment) or would be recommended to Foundation Skills qualification.
The CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support consists of 18 units of competency. To successfully complete the course, you need to be competent in 15 core units and 3 elective units as listed below:
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Coordinate services for older people
Implement interventions with older people at risk
Provide support to people living with dementia
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
Meet personal support needs
Support independence and wellbeing
Support relationships with careers and families
Work with diverse people
Manage legal and ethical compliance
Deliver care services using a palliative approach
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
Recognize healthy body systems
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Process and maintain workplace information
Manage and promote diversity
Use business technology
You are advised to identify your delivery method prior to enrolling in the qualification. Christa College offers the following delivery modes for this qualification:
- Face-to-Face Delivery – It involves structured classroom-based training in a simulated work environment. Each session will allow enough time for the students to learn the topic, undertake practice opportunities and complete / submit set tasks required for assessment purposes.
- Self-paced Learning – Self-paced learning involves the learner undertaking learning and assessment tasks between face- to-face consultations. The extent of self-paced learning is determined by each individual learner and is communicated through the trainer and assessor.
- On the Job learning – On the job learning occurs when the learner undertakes placement and structured training within their workplace which is delivered by a workplace supervisor, manager, colleague or workplace trainer.
Other Qualifications Offered by Christa College:
|CHC30213||Certificate III in Education Support|
|CHC33015||Certificate III in Individual Support|
|CHC51015||Diploma of Counselling|
|CHC43315||Certificate IV in Mental Health|
|CHC43115||Certificate IV in Disability|
|CHC40313||Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention|
|CHC52015||Diploma of Community Services|
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
|CHC30121||Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care|
|HLTAID009||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
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Learners are required to complete 120 hours of practical placement at the end of the study.
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Scheduled face-to-face training sessions;
User friendly course materials/manuals;
Assessment of each module and assistance in gathering evidence;
Issued nationally recognized training;
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You are advised to read through the unit manual and practice knowledge between sessions.
Students are advised to apply the skills learned in the training sessions to their work tasks.
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