CQ University Australia

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015

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This certificate prepares you for work in home care, community care or an aged care facility with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a supervisory or team leader role.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Ageing Support with CQ University Australia

  • $450*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Anytime

    • Self paced (18 months)

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    Online Self paced (18 months)

  • $3,870*

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    • Self paced (18 months)

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    Online Self paced (18 months)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Certificate III or higher, Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, First Aid

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

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.

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Assistant Hostel Supervisor
  • Care Team Leader
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Support Worker (Community Services)
  • Personal care giver
  • Personal care worker
  • Care supervisor
  • Residential care officer
  • Personal care assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Ageing Support with CQ University Australia, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 18 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

15 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    CHCADV001

  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
    CHCAGE001

  • Coordinate services for older people
    CHCAGE003

  • Implement interventions with older people at risk
    CHCAGE004

  • Provide support to people living with dementia
    CHCAGE005

  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
    CHCCCS006

  • Meet personal support needs
    CHCCCS011

  • Support independence and wellbeing
    CHCCCS023

  • Support relationships with carers and families
    CHCCCS025

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
    CHCLEG003

  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
    CHCPAL001

  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCPRP001

  • Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTAAP001

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    HLTWHS002

Elective Units

3 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease
    CHCCCS001

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    CHCDIS007

  • Confirm physical health status
    HLTAAP002

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    HLTINF001

Course Provider

Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) Capricornia, it was awarded full university status in 1992, and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 25 campuses and locations Australia-wide.

Registered
2014
Courses
249
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions