Course Code: CHC43115
CRICOS Code: 097222F
Course Code: CHC43015 | CRICOS Code: 097131J
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.
No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.
Course Duration: 52 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $14,000 (Includes material, enrolment and placement fees)
Enrolment Fee: AUD $350
Blended (Face to Face + Online)
|4th January 2021||12th July 2021|
|2nd February 2021||9th August 2021|
|12th April 2021||4th October 2021|
|17th May 2021||1st November 2021|
*This course is available at Haymarket, Parramatta & Perth Campus.
The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:
- 18 Years of age or above at the time of enrolment
- Must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
- 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.
- Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN Support.
- Must complete the FaceCruit Interview test with Lead College Admissions Officer.
- Ability to undertake a 120 hour of work placement in a regulated care service
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.
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.
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
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.
- National Police Check 30 days before placement using the link https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks
- Complete a first aid course (HLTAID003 Provide first Aid)
- Evidence of current Influenza Vaccination as of the 1st May 2020 onwards is required.
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 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.
After completing CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support you may progress to CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services.
The CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support requires the completion of the following 18 Units (including 15 core and 3 electives).
|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|
Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information before enrolling.
|CHCAGE002||Implement falls prevention strategies|
|CHCAGE006||Provide food services|
|CHCAOD001||Work in an alcohol and other drugs context|
|CHCCCS001||Address the needs of people with chronic disease|
|CHCCCS007||Develop and implement service programs|
|CHCCCS010||Maintain a high standard of service|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|CHCCCS018||Provide suicide bereavement support|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCCCS021||Respond to suspected abuse|
|CHCCCS022||Facilitate independent travel|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCDIS004||Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach|
|CHCDIS010||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCDIV003||Manage and promote diversity|
|CHCEDU002||Plan health promotion and community intervention|
|CHCHCS002||Coordinate and monitor home based support|
|CHCINM001||Meet statutory and organisation information requirements|
|CHCLLN001||Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs|
|CHCMGT001||Develop, implement and review quality framework|
|CHCMGT002||Manage partnership agreements with services providers|
|CHCMGT006||Coordinate client directed services|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCPAL002||Plan for and provide care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCPAS001||Plan for the provision of pastoral and spiritual care|
|CHCPAS002||Provide pastoral and spiritual care|
|CHCSET001||Work with forced migrants|
|CHCSOH001||Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAHA013||Provide support in dysphagia management|
|HLTAHA018||Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines|
|HLTAHA019||Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans|
|HLTAHA021||Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTAID006||Provide advanced first aid|
|HLTFSE001||Follow basic food safety practices|
|HLTHPS006||Assist clients with medication|
|HLTHPS007||Administer and monitor medications|
|HLTOHC002||Inform and support patients and groups about oral health|
|HLTOHC003||Apply and manage use of basic oral health products|
|HLTOHC004||Provide or assist with oral hygiene|
|HLTOHC005||Use basic oral health screening tools|
|HLTOHC006||Apply fluoride varnish|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|HLTWHS004||Manage work health and safety|
|BSBFIM501||Manage budgets and financial plans|
|BSBFLM306||Provide workplace information and resourcing plans|
|BSBINM201||Process and maintain workplace information|
|BSBLDR402||Lead effective workplace relationships|
|BSBMGT401||Show leadership in the workplace|
|BSBMGT406||Plan and monitor continuous improvement|
|BSBWOR204||Use business technology|
|TAEDEL402A||Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace|
|TAEDEL404A||Mentor in the workplace|