Course Code: CHC33015
CRICOS Code: 097221G
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.PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS 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)
|2023 Intake Dates||2024 Intake Dates|
|30th January, 2023||29th January, 2024|
|06th March, 2023||04th March, 2024|
|24th April, 2023||22th April, 2024|
|29th May, 2023||27th May, 2024|
|17th July, 2023||15th July, 2024|
|21st August, 2023||19th August, 2024|
|09th October, 2023||07th October, 2024|
|13th November 2023||11th November 2024|
- Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement
- Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
- Must have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution
- Must demonstrate English level of IELTS 5.5 with no band less that 5.0 or equivalent, such as:
PTE Academic 42
General English Upper Intermediate
Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
- Must have the ability to undertake a work placement at a regulated care service.
Assessments may include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, role play, presentation, work based project, research projects, and 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
This qualification requires that the learner complete a total of at least 120 hours of work placement in a regulated care service organisation in Australia.
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.
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).
|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.|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach|
|CHCCCS001||Address the needs of people with chronic diseases|
|CHCCCS015||Provide Individualised support|
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.