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CHC43015

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Elevating care and fostering dignity by creating a compassionate and nurturing environment for the ageing community.

About the qualification

Our CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of support workers in aged services in residential, home or in community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers should demonstrate leadership and have some responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others.

Upon successfully completing this nationally recognised qualification, students should be able to: 

  • identify safe work practices for client care 

  • facilitate the rights, interests and empowerment of clients 

  • recognise and meet the support needs of clients.


Students will be required to complete 120 hours in a workplace approved by Work Savvy.

Outcome

Successful completion of the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support may lead to employment opportunities, including: 

  • Aged Care Worker 

  • Palliative Care Worker 

  • Case Manager.


Please note: This course provides skills and knowledge to the industry standard, but does not guarantee a job.

Duration

This qualification can be completed up to thirty-six months, dependent on the student's experience, Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Apply for CT or RPL during enrolment.

Delivery

This course may be delivered through face-to-face, online, or work-based training. We use a range of assessment methods for this qualification, including: 

  • short answers

  • projects 

  • activities 

  • workplace observation

  • observation in a simulated workplace.

Units of Competency

This qualification consists of 18 units of competency, as shown below. Please call Work Savvy for enquiries about customisation and contextualisation. 

(C) – Core unit; (E) – Elective unit

CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (C)
CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people (C)
CHCAGE003
Coordinate services for older people (C)
CHCAGE004
Implement interventions with older people at risk (C)
CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia (C)
CHCCCS006
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery (C)
CHCCCS011
Meet personal support needs (C)
CHCCCS023
Support independence and wellbeing (C)
CHCCCS025
Support relationships with carers and families (C)
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people (C)
CHCLEG003
Manage legal and ethical compliance (C)
CHCPAL001
Deliver care services using a palliative approach (C)
CHCPRP001
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships (C)
HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems (C)
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care (C)
CHCAGE002
Implement falls prevention strategies (E)
CHCCCS019
Recognise and respond to crisis situations (E)
HLTHPS006
Assist clients with medication (E)

Student Requirements

The following will be required for the enrolment process:

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)

  • verifiable identification documents

  • completion of the LLN assessment.

Please visit www.usi.gov.au to create your USI.


WORK PLACEMENT

This training program includes a minimum of 120 hours of work placement.


New South Wales Work Placement requirements:

  • National Police Check clearance certificate

  • NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC)

  • Working with Children Check (WWCC)

  • Current vaccination records may be required.

Applications for these clearances are made on an individual basis directly to the relevant government department. Application fees may apply.


Students will require access to appropriate technology and internet if the materials are delivered online.

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This nationally recognised qualification is delivered and assessed by Work Savvy Pty Ltd, RTO ID 91778, ABN 20 132 057 384. This training will deliver skills and knowledge to the industry standard but does not guarantee a job. We tailor training for people from diverse backgrounds, including those with a disability.

Fees

This course is available on a fee-for-service basis at $9,500 per student. Should you require an RPL assessment, please contact us for fees and arrangements. 


ADDITIONAL FEES  

  • Deferment Fee (administration charges): $50  

  • Replacement of Testamur/statement of attainment/Qualification Certificate: $50  

  • Repeat of unit (Third attempt onwards Per unit): $150  

  • RPL assessment: Contact us for a quote  


Please note: course fees and additional charges may change from time to time, please check with Work Savvy staff for updates. 


Work Savvy does not accept upfront payments of more than $1,500. If a student's fee is more than this amount, the support of a flexible payment plan will be offered to students. 

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