CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Description

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.

Qualification information

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is made up of 18 units of competency consisting of 15 core units and 3 elective units. This qualification includes a mandatory 120 hour work placement.

Core units
  • 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 well being
  • 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
Elective Units
  • CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
  • CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies.
  • CHCDIS007 facilitate the empowerment of people with disability.

Elective units have been selected by HANMAC on the basis of consultation with industry. Elective units that are not included in the elective section of this page are available by negotiation. Elective units must meet the packaging rules within CHC43015 before being considered for inclusion.

Unit codes and titles are correct at time of publication. Codes, titles and selected elective units may change at any time without prior notification.  

Employment Opportunities
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Assistant Hostel Supervisor
  • Care supervisor
  • Care Team Leader
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Personal care assistant
  • Personal care giver
  • Personal care worker
  • Residential care officer
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Support Worker (Community Services)
Prerequisite

The ability to participate in and complete manual tasks including bending, pulling, pushing, reaching and lifting; comprehend, communicate and complete assessment tasks in English, commit to and meet set timeframes; complete studies outside of the classroom setting; complete basic computer based tasks.

Due to the nature of the industry, vaccinations are highly recommended.

Due to COVID-19 the current flu shot is required.

Requirements 
  • National Police Check (vulnerable people) – must provide receipt of application or copy of current check at time of commencement.
Support

Support is available to students by phone, email or through appointment based face to face meetings.

Students requiring higher levels of support can be referred to external support services by request.

Fees
  • Full fee – $3710
  • Higher Level Skills (non-concessional) – $450
  • Higher Level Skills (concessional) – $360

Other fees may apply. For more information about fees click here.

Funding

The Higher Level Skills program, funded by the Queensland Government, may be available for Queensland based students enrolling into this qualification. Eligibility criteria applies. For further information on the Higher Level Skills program and its eligibility criteria and the Queensland Governments Higher Level Skills fact sheet click here

Course Duration

Six months. This course is competency based and can be completed in a shorter time frame depending on the students existing skills and knowledge and prior learning.

An extension of this period may be available depending on the students circumstances.

Course commencement dates

External:  External enrolment is available for this qualification.

Course flyer / Expression of Interest

If you are interested in enrolling in this course please complete the Expression of interest and return to HANMAC in person, by post or via [email protected]ld.edu.au