Western Sydney Institute

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015

Nepean - Kingswood

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 Western Sydney Institute

  • $1,990*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Nepean - Kingswood

    • July 17, 2017

    • Ask provider, Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Ask provider, Full time (18 weeks)

  • In class

    • July 31, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

  • $6,670*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Nepean - Kingswood

    • July 17, 2017

    • Ask provider, Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Ask provider, Full time (18 weeks)

  • In class

    • July 31, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

*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
None
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.

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.

  • 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 Western Sydney Institute, 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

  • Administer and monitor medications
    HLTHPS007

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

Registered
1999
Courses
647
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions