About the Program
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.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Personal Care Worker
- Day Activity Worker
- Residential Care Worker
- Support Worker
- Personal Care Give
There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to be at least 16 years of age (students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian to approve their enrolment).
Students will also be required to provide their Unique Student Identifier ((USI) which we can assist with), photo identification and meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements.
Students will be required to undertake a minimum of 120 work or placement hours within an Approved Service, which will allow you to complete and document a range of applicable work tasks. If students are not currently employed by a suitable facility, students are encouraged to locate their own work placement. We may be able to assist you if you have any difficulties.
This course can be conducted online, blended, work-based or in the classroom. Training is delivered through our Registered Training Organisation: Alpine Training Pty Ltd RTO ID 41511.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a: Nationally recognised Certificate & Transcript or Statement of Attainment (if found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency).
This qualification will also offer a pathway into other courses including:
- CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
To successfully complete this qualification, you require 18 units of competency. These 18 units are comprised of 15 core units and 3 elective units. The units of competency shown below have been selected by Alpine Training based on the course purpose.
- 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
- CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
- CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community Services
- BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace