Community Services
Qualifications

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Australia Wide

This course can be completed anywhere in Australia

Self Paced Delivery

This course can be completed in your own time

Industry Partner

We have industry partnerships and a large reach across Australia

Funding

Available in QLD

What is this qualification?

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.


Funded Training

This qualification is funded by the Queensland government.

Complete the Expression of Interest to determine your eligibility for QLD funding.

Expression of Interest

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Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:

  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervisor (Aged Care)
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Coordinator of Volunteers (Services to Older People)
  • Disability Officer – Day Support
  • Students are required to be physically fit to be able to perform some tasks required by the course.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.
  • Working within the aged care services industry or gain vocational work placement at a regulated aged care facility.
  • Students must have a National Police Check
  • Having access to the following is desirable for the successful completion of assessments and for research purposes:
    • Desktop computer, laptop or tablet
    • Microsoft Office or equivalent
    • Broadband internet connection
    • A web camera and a speaker
    • Access to software to view online videos and images, such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, which are available as a download from the internet.
Before enrolling into this qualification, candidates may undertake study in a Certificate III in any community services training package.
After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake an Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement.
The course is provided through face-to-face delivery or distance; however blended learning is an option with block delivery. The course will be delivered and assessed in 9-12 months. The course requires a workplace based training component of 120 hours work placement in a regulated/accredited aged care facility in Australia.
A Police Check is required prior to commencing practical work placement which will be organised by the students themselves (at their own cost). Students will be required to wear to wear a name badge (provided) on placement. In addition, AA polo shirt, long black pants and black closed in, non-slip shoes will be required which students will either need to provide or purchase at their own cost.
Many of our students already have a high level of skills, knowledge and expertise that can be recognised through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Students seeking recognition can apply for RPL on enrolment into a qualification or throughout the duration of their study.
If you have completed previous study that is the same as your intended qualification with another organisation you may be able to apply for a credit transfer or exemption. A copy of the original transcript must be provided when applying for a credit transfer.
To be assessed as competent, learners need to provide satisfactory evidence to all the assessment requirements relating to their knowledge and skills relevant to the unit of competence. Assessment methods may include:

  • Written activities
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Role plays / observations
  • Practical work placement
We have the ability to deliver this course Australia wide.
In addition to the items where a participant is not working within the industry sector of the selected course, the following additional fees may apply subject to the Vocational Placement Requirements of the program.

  • Police check: $54.60

Course Outline

Total number of units = 18

  • 15 core units
  • 3 elective 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 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
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies

This qualification is funded by the Queensland government.

Complete the Expression of Interest to determine your eligibility for QLD funding.

Expression of Interest

If you are not a Queensland resident please use the Enquire Now section.

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Complete the online enrolment form.

Want to Know More?

Feel free to contact us at info@australianacademy.edu or call 1300 656 693.

The qualification is currently being funded by the Queensland State Government’s Department of Education and Training through the Higher Level Skills program for eligible Queensland participants. For full eligibility information, a breakdown of the fees applicable and our terms and conditions, please click here.