The Gordon

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015

Geelong, Werribee

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 The Gordon

  • $1,255*

    + $225 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • TBA

    • Part time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (9 months)

  • Werribee

    • TBA

    • Part time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (9 months)

  • $11,295*

    + $225 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • TBA

    • Part time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (9 months)

  • Werribee

    • TBA

    • Part time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (9 months)

*Verified June 16, 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
Language literacy and numeracy, Interview, Information session

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
Hands-on projects, Workplace tasks, Written assignments, Industry placement, Team projects
Work Placement
152 hours

Course Overview

Would you like to work in an aged care role, with the skills and knowledge to operate at a senior or supervisory level?

This course reflects the latest information and standards to prepare you for work in residential, home, and community-based environments. The course includes a combination of class theory and work placement which builds your skills and knowledge, as well as your practical industry experience.

Throughout the course you will learn to develop, facilitate, deliver, and review individual service plans for clients, to meet their personal support needs.

  • 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 The Gordon, 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.

  • Implement falls prevention strategies
    CHCAGE002

  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease
    CHCCCS001

  • Assist clients with medication
    HLTHPS006

Course Provider

The Gordon is an icon in Geelong and has solid strategies, priorities and directions to continue its proud tradition and history of great success. In 2010 The Gordon was awarded the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.

Registered
1996
Courses
344
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions