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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Do you want to take the next step as a support worker and specialise in Ageing Services?

Care Supervisors are employed in residential facilities where they undertake work related to maintaining an individual’s wellbeing through personal care and/or other activities of living and may provide services to individuals with complex needs, and/or work with groups of older people. Work includes supervising others and 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.

This course qualifies support workers to supervise a group of older people and manage/ coordinate a number of support workers in a team leader role.

This qualification includes:

  • Helping to promote independence and community participation for the elderly
  • Completing specialised tasks in residential or community based environments

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Care Supervisor/Team Leader
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Residential Care Officer

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Skills and knowledge required to support, develop, facilitate and review individualised plans
  • Skills to apply and follow legislative requirements in the care industry
  • Skills to supervise and/or coordinate a number of aged care workers in a team leader role

What you need to know about this course:

  • Classes commence at the beginning of week 1 of each school term
  • Students will be accepted into the class throughout the term
  • You will need to plan for approximately 5-8 hours a week at home to complete assessment tasks
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC

What resources do you need to study from home?

  • A computer with internet access
  • Email access
  • Facebook account

Course entry requirements:

  • There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course
  • Recognition for units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences

Units of Competency you will be studying:

  1. CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  2. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  3. CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
  4. CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
  5. CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  6. CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  7. CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  8. CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
  9. CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  10. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  11. CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  12. CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  13. CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  14. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  15. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  16. BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
  17. HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
  18. HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications

Do you need to complete any work placement hours?

  • Yes, you need to complete 120 hours in a care service facility, such as aged care home or home and community service.
  • You will work as a volunteer student during work-placement.
  • SGSCC also offers a simulated learning environment.
  • Before commencing workplacement, you will be required to get a current national criminal record check to allow you to work in a care service facility. SGSCC will assist you with this application process.

Will you need to sit for any exams?

  • No. This is a competency-based course
  • Tell us, then show us you understand and are able to implement the learning you have received
  • You will be required to competently complete assessment tasks for all 18 units of learning

Assessments are made up by a range of:

  • Case studies
  • Demonstration
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Presentation
  • Questions & answers
  • Research report

To be deemed competent:

  • You will receive clear assessment instructions
  • You must complete all assessments to a satisfactory standard as set by your trainer
  • These are assessed by your trainer
  • Opportunities will be provided for trainers to support students and to resubmit their assessments if required

When you have completed and been deemed competent you can:

  • Progress with SGSCC to the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Fee and Payment options:

  • $2,320 (maximum Smart & Skilled student fee)
  • $4,000 (fee for those who are ineligible for Smart & Skilled)
  • Pay in full or by Interest-free monthly payment plan
  • By Cash, EFTPOS, Visa or MasterCard

Time for you to enrol:

  • The Workskills team are available to take your enquiry or enrolment on 02 8543 7416 during business hours
  • At the Jannali Office Reception (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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Self paced

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Classes start every month at the Jannali campus. Week day classes available.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.