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Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Assessments will be conducted in a variety of formats which can include written questions and answers, projects, simulations, demonstrations, and work placements.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have completed study of Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Proof of English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Have completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support or at minimum the following unit of competency
    • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
    • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
    • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • Full vaccination record as per the guidelines of NSW Health for students going into placement in hospital or aged care facilities.
  • A Police Check
  • Additional evidence that work placement providers may require

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Course Structure
The following units are included in this course and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed. There are 18 units of competency in total, which include 15 core units and 3 elective units.
15 Core Units

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

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

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

 

3 elective units

CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

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