Community Services

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 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency

Duration

Full time
60 weeks

Upgrade from CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support - 33 weeks

Mode of Study

On Campus

Assessment

Assessment is both formative and summative and may include a combination of Questioning, Skills Assessment, Industry Work Placement, Scenario, Case Study, Project and Research.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure or visit www.scei.edu.au

Entry Requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry.
  • Successful completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test
  • Applicants must also be aged 18 or above.
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

Additional Requirements

  • National Police check
  • Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration

After achieving CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Employment Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervisor (Aged Care)

Core Units

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 

Elective Units

CHCAGE002 - Implement falls prevention strategies
HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid
CHCMGT003 - Lead the work team

- CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Cricos: 090552M

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 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency

Duration

Full time
60 weeks

Mode of Study

On Campus

Assessment

Assessment is both formative and summative and may include a combination of Questioning, Skills Assessment, Industry Work Placement, Scenario, Case Study, Project and Research.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure or visit www.scei.edu.au

Entry Requirements

To ensure this course is an appropriate learning opportunity, individuals would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at the Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study.
  • IELTS Academics with 5.5 band or equivalent.
  • Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Candidates originating from student visa assessment levels 1
    and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer
    to Department of Immigration and Border Protection website (http://www. border.gov.au)
  • Applicants must also be aged 18 or above.
  • Moderate level of computer literacy
  • Police clearance certificate (from home country)

Additional Requirements

  • National Police check
  • Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration

Further Study Pathways

After achieving CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Employment Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervisor (Aged Care)

Core Units

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 

Elective Units

CHCAGE002 - Implement falls prevention strategies
HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid
CHCMGT003 - Lead the work team