Certificate IV In Ageing Support
Course Code: CHC43015 | CRICOS Code: 097131J

Faculty

Community Services

Delivery Mode

Blended

Duration

52 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: CHC43015 | CRICOS Code: 097131J

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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.

PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS
No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.

Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration: 52 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $14,000 (Includes material, enrolment and placement fees)
Enrolment Fee: AUD $350

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Intake Dates
4th January 202112th July 2021
2nd February 20219th August 2021
12th April 20214th October 2021
17th May 20211st November 2021

*This course is available at Haymarket, Parramatta & Perth Campus.

Entry Requirement

The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:

International Student
  1. 18 Years of age or above at the time of enrolment
  2. Must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
  3. IELTS Overall 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 / TOEFL IBT 46 / PTE Academic 42 / CAE 162 / OET B/ GE Upper Intermediate Level/ MOI Certificate or equivalent or CERT
    III level in Australian Qualification.
  4. Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN Support.
  5. Must complete the FaceCruit Interview test with Lead College Admissions Officer.
  6. Ability to undertake a 120 hour of work placement in a regulated care service
Assessment

You will be assessed in the classroom and workplace. Assessments include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, written work, role play, presentation, work based project, and research projects, workplace observations/evidences.

Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

It is mandatory to complete work placement hours to be eligible for attainment of this qualification.

Career Pathway

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:

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

All students need to complete their work placement which is an essential component of this qualification to consolidate the student’s knowledge within the education and care service.

All students are required to complete 120 hours work placement. Lead College help students find placements.

Before commencing work placement students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be communicated when to obtain these documents.

Essential Information

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING RPL/ CREDIT TRANSFER

Lead College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. Lead College will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

During the entry process and interview stage LEAD College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL.  Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) REQUIREMENT

USI is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the students will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au.The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.

STUDENT SUPPORT WELFARE and GUIDANCE SERVICES

Relevant resources are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.

ORIENTATION

Orientation to assist students is provided by LEAD College as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.

Pathway From Qualification

After completing CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support you may progress to CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services.

Units Of Competency
The CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support requires the completion of the following 18 Units (including 15 core and 3 electives).
Core Units
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCCCS011 Meet Personal Support Needs
CHCCCS023 Support Independence and wellbeing
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interest and rights of clients
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE004 Implement Interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE003 Coordinate Services for older people
CHCAGE005 Provide Support to people living with dementia
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCPAL001 Deliver Care Services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families.
Elective Units
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic diseases
CHCCCS015 Provide Individualised support

Related Qualifications

CHC52015 Diploma Of Community Services – 097136D

Course Code: CHC52015
CRICOS Code: 097136D

CHC43115 Certificate IV In Disability – 097222F

Course Code: CHC43115
CRICOS Code: 097222F

CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support – 097131J

Course Code: CHC43015
CRICOS Code: 097131J

CHC33015 Certificate III In Individual Support – 097221G

Course Code: CHC33015
CRICOS Code: 097221G

Community Services – Packaged Courses

7 Packaged Courses

Application for Enrolment – International Students

Prospective students are required to complete and submit this duly filled form (Application for Enrolment – International Students) to Lead College Pty Ltd with the supporting documents as stated.

Notes:
1. Please read through the International Student Handbook and Policies and Procedures which can be found on our website at: https://leadcollege.edu.au or with an authorised agent of Lead College.

2. No enrolment will be processed unless this form is fully completed. You will need to sign the declaration at the end of this document to acknowledge your understanding and agreement of the enrolment conditions.

3. For more information on the eligibility requirements for the student visa processing, please visit the Australian
immigration website at: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/student-500

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