CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
|Duration||52 weeks (1 year) – full-time or part-time distance, online or blended mode|
|Location||Mervic campus, on-campus simulated environment/room, and actual workplace (placement)|
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. It is designed for those who seeking work, or that want to gain advanced skills to use in aged care facilities and health and community organisations that provide care and services to seniors and the elderly.
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.
If you are looking for a rewarding care job, where you make a difference to people’s lives every day – this course is perfect to launch your career in the health services/care sector.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
On completing this qualification, learners are suited to undertake roles such as:
- Residential Support Worker
- Aged Care Worker
- Nursing Assistant
- Connecting Care Worker
- Health Services Assistant
- Home Care Assistant
- Personal Care Assistant
- Healthcare Worker
- Patient Services Assistant
- Personal Care Worker
- Residential Care Worker
- Community Care Worker
- Patient Care Assistant
- Elderly Aid
- Aged Care Support Worker
- Health Care Assistant
- Individual Support Worker
- Aged Care Social Worker
- Seniors Care
- Pastoral Care Worker
- Aged Care Assistant
- Respite Worker
The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is made up of 18 total units which covers 15 core units and 3 elective units, including the required electives to specialise in elderly or senior care.
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
CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid*
*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change.
Work-Based Training (WBT)
120 hours in an approved aged-care facility over the duration of the course.
All students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at Mervic College.
English Language Requirements
Mervic approved LLN (ACSF level 3) or an English Placement Test;
General English with Intermediate level achieved;
Mature-age candidates with relevant industry experience
Completion of Year 11 or higher.
All students are required to undertake a pre-training review that aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner, and relevant experience.
Qualifications offered by Mervic College are based on the principles, guidelines, and standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.
Course Tuition Fee
Subsidy: No government-funded places are available at the moment.
Special discounted fee: $6,500
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