CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support - International St George & Sutherland Community College

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support - International

CRICOS Code: 089304D

Duration: 52 Weeks

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 tasks to maintain 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.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualifies Support Workers to supervise a group of older people and manage/ coordinate a number of support workers in a Team Leader role.

Why complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support?

  • The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support allows students to work as a Personal Carer, Assistant Hostel Supervisor, Care Supervisor, Care Team Leader and Program Coordinator.
  • 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.

What does this mean for you?

Real opportunities for you – So get qualified with SGSCC International and kick start your rewarding and challenging career today.

What will you learn?

  • 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
  • Support independence and well being
  • Work with diverse people
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Coordinate client directed services
  • Provide loss and grief support
  • Manage partnership agreements with services providers

Rewarding and fulfilling career options include:

  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Case Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Support Workers

Delivery and assessment mode

  • Full time at Jannali
  • Assessments are competency based which means that you have to demonstrate that you are able to meet the performance criteria for each unit.
  • Assessment methods will vary including: Questions & Answers, projects, role plays, presentations, port folios observation.
  • Assessments will be completed in and outside of class time.
  • You should allow approximately 5-10 hours per week for self-study and out of class assessments.

Units of competency you will be studying:

  1. CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (Core)
  2. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people (Core)
  3. CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being (Core)
  4. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people (Core)
  5. CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance (Core)
  6. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care (Core)
  7. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems (Core)
  8. HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication (Elective)
  9. HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications (Elective)
  10. CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery (Core)
  11. CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people (Core)
  12. CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families (Core)
  13. CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (Core)
  14. CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk (Core)
  15. CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs (Core)
  16. CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach (Core)
  17. CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships (Elective)
  18. CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia (Core)

Work Placement

This course requires work placement which will be organised by SGSCC. Work placement (unpaid) is a compulsory component of the course where you will be assessed in the workplace.
120 hours

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Upper intermediate level of English (IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent)

All students must undertake the following:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal Record Check

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Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC43015.
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Support relationships with carers and families (CHCCCS025)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS023)
  • Implement interventions with older people at risk (CHCAGE004)
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach (CHCPAL001)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE005)
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance (CHCLEG003)
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (CHCPRP001)
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery (CHCCCS006)
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (CHCADV001)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
  • Coordinate services for older people (CHCAGE003)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Meet personal support needs (CHCCCS011)
  • Administer and monitor medications (HLTHPS007)
  • Use communication to build relationships (CHCCOM002)
  • Assist clients with medication (HLTHPS006)