Course Code: CHC43015Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Further your career in the Senior Care industry with a Certificate IV in Ageing Support, where job openings over the next five years are expected to be greater than 50,000. With this Certificate under your belt, you will be able to complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. You will learn how to facilitate the empowerment of older people, provide support to people living with dementia, deliver care services using a palliative approach and so much more. You can then choose to further your career with a Diploma of Community Services.
Learning MethodClassroom / Traineeship / Work-based
Duration12 – 18 months
RTO'sThis course is delivered by one of the following Kirana Colleges Registered Training Organisations; Kirana Training RTO ID 52247, Learning Lab Pty LTD RTO ID 91341, Insight Training Group Australia RTO ID 32142 and Access Training Institute Pty Ltd RTO ID 91498.
To achieve a CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, total of 18 units of competency must be completed (15 core units and 3 elective units).
Students must undertake a minimum of 120 logged working hours within an Approved Service which will allow you complete a range of applicable work tasks.
If students are not currently working for a suitable facility, students are encouraged to locate their own work placement locations. Kirana staff are able to assist if you have any difficulties.
Students will be provided a Practicum Booklet that will detail the tasks to be completed and log the work placement hours.
The Trainer/ Assessor will visit each student in the workplace to assess the skills required in this qualification.
After achieving this qualification, students may choose to study the following qualification:
It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent.
Students will be required to complete and pass a Working With Vulnerable People Check (including a national police check) in the state or territory that they are working in prior to commencing work in this field.
Student Selection Process
Kirana’s student selection process is designed to ensure that you are enrolled in the qualification that best meets your needs.
Kirana’s selection criteria will take into account various factors when deciding upon which students will be offered places in the program including;
- The students’ needs and desired outcomes
- The ability and commitment of the students to complete the course;
- Eligibility requirements listed in the applicable National Training Package;
- Students existing ability in the ACSF core skills, (learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy)
Students not meeting these requirements will be directed to more suitable qualifications or skill development programs.
After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:
- Accommodation Support Worker
- Assistant Hostel Supervisor
- Care Supervisor
- Care Team Leader
- Community Program Coordinator
- Day Activity Worker
- Personal Care Assistant
- Personal Care Giver
- Personal Care Worker
- Residential Care Officer
- Residential Care Worker
- Support Worker
|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|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|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|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|
|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCCCS001||Address the needs of people with chronic disease|
|BSBMGT401||Show leadership in the workplace|
ACT Skilled Capital – for students residing in ACT
This qualification can be funded to eligible students through ACT Skilled Capital, a subsidised training program offered by the ACT Government. Skilled Capital funding is available through Kirana College’s Registered Training Organisation: Kirana Training Pty Ltd RTO ID 52247. Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments.
|ACT Skilled Capital Funding Eligibility|
Queensland Higher Level Skills – for students residing in Queensland
Funding for this qualification may be available through Higher Level Skills, a subsidised training program offered by the QLD Government. Higher Level Skills funding for this qualification is available to eligible students through Kirana Colleges’s Registered Training Organisations: Kirana Training Pty Ltd RTO ID 52247, Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd RTO ID 32142 and Learning Lab Pty Ltd RTO ID 91314.
|Queensland Higher Level Skills Funding Eligibility|