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 licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Course Duration: 52 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $14,000
Enrolment Fee: AUD $ 350
CRICOS Code: 097131J
The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:
- Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age.
- Successful completion of Australian equivalent Year 12.
- To have the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score 5.5 with a score not lower than 5.0 in each module for all Certificate III, Certificate IV and Diploma level programs, or AQF Certificate III or equivalent level qualifications or TOEFL 46 / PTE ACADEMIC 42 / CAE 47 / OET PASS / TOEFL PBT 527 or equivalent.
- Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student required LLN Support.
Face to Face
Students will be assessed in a variety of ways that may include, written answers, quizzes, practical demonstrations, observations and projects.
*Course also includes mandatory 120 hours of work placement
Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive a certificate. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.
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.
Recognition is available to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training in related areas. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
After completing CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support you may progress to CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services.
|Core Units – 15|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|Electives – 3|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|BSBRSK401||Identify risk and apply risk management process|
|BSBLDR402||Lead effective workplace relationships|