CHC43015 Certificate IV in AgeING SUPPORT

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 140 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

 

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Occupational titles may include:
  • Residential care worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Support worker (Community Services)
  • Personal care assistant
  • Care supervisor
  • Care supervisor /  team leader
  • Personal care worker

 

In order to gain the certificate, 18 units must be completed for this qualification, 15 compulsory units and 3 elective units.

This course is delivered via blended model, predominately offered using electronic based delivery;

  • Online delivery
  • One day per week workshops with trainer 9.00-12.00 Thursdays
  • Vocational placement of 140 hours.

RPL

All learners will be offered the opportunity for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment, who consider that they have and can successfully demonstrate that they have acquired through formal, non-formal and informal learning the required knowledge and skills specified in the training package. 

Learners may apply to have their knowledge and skills assessed via the RPL process and will be required to complete a RPL Application and the relevant RPL Assessment Kit.

Course Structure – CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Unit Code

Unit Name

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

CHCAGE002

Implement falls prevention strategies

CHCCCS010

Maintain a high standard of service

CHCCOM002

Use communication to build relationships

# To receive an award for this qualification Students are required to complete all units listed above as competent and meet the requirements of the 140 hours of vocational placement within a period of 12 months.

Students will be provided with all the learner and assessment guides for each unit of competency required to complete the course.

COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The target learner is typically an adult wanting to commence working in the Aged Care, or Home Care Industry. The target learner’s entry requirements for this course must:

  • be over 15 years of age, whom have finished or left secondary school
  • undertake a National Police Check without a notable offence being listed
  • undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Skills Indicator
  • Questionnaire and be able to satisfactorily meet the LLN requirements
  • have technological skills to undertake computer/online work and have
  • access to a computer and software with the following minimum specifications
  1. Microsoft Windows XP, or later, or Mac OS X or above
  2. Microsoft Office or equivalent
  3. Adobe Acrobat Reader
  4. Adobe Flash Player
  5. Up to date internet browser

ENROLMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Photo Identification (Drivers Licence or Passport)
  • All Completed forms from the enrolment pack
  • Unique Student Identification Number (USI)
  • National Police Check Certificate (Required before Vocational Placement can commence). (DP Training can process an application on your behalf - additional fee charged for the police check $49.90)
  • A Genuine interest in the Community Services, Health and Disability Sectors
  • Completed LLN document, the need to read, write and communicate in English to a level required to perform the job.
  • Transport to and from Vocational Placement Host Facility/Organisation
  • Ability to complete 140 hours as Vocational Placement from 7.00am
 

VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT

Vocational placement is structured workplace learning; a vocational placement student log book is developed to support you to meet the requirements of all tasks to be completed during your placement. Vocational Placement is an important part of the program that has been designed for students to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom to a practical level in a workplace environment. This practical approach to learning will prepare students to ease into 140 hours of on the job training required to gain the qualification

VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

  • Cairns/Atherton
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
 

FEES

Full Program Fee: $2850 –
Payable as $250 deposit upon enrolment – balance within 7 days from course commencement or Payment Plan Option: $250 deposit upon enrolment, balance paid by weekly, fortnightly instalments via direct debit, first payment due 7 days from course commencement.

Or Funded via Investing in Skills – Higher Level Skills Funding, a Queensland Government Initiative

The Higher Level Skills Program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry, or to transition to university.

Call DP Training to check if you meet the eligibility criteria, the student contribution fee # can be as little as $49 for a concession card holder or $69 for non-concession enrolment. See HLS Fact Sheet here....

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