CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Your stepping stone towards a truly exceptional career

Take your knowledge and skills in the aged care industry further with a qualification in CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support. At First Base Training we will prepare you to take on a supervisory role and specialised tasks such as report writing and administering medication. You will learn to support individuals with complex needs and provide services to groups of older people.

You do not need a previous qualification or any experience in the field to study this course, although it is helpful. We will support you all the way through your studies from beginning to end. First Base Training will organise your clinical work placement for you at an appropriate aged care centre to ensure you get the skills and practice you need to work as an Aged Care worker.

See our course outline below for more information.

First Base Training also offers an option for you to study Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) and Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) together, which could save you time and money. Speak to us today to find out more!

About Certificate IV in Ageing Support

This program is suitable for learners who are unqualified and working in the community and/or residential setting or entering into a career in aged care. 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. Depending on the setting, workers may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Duration

Local Students

You will attend up to 6 months of theory classes and participate in 3 weeks (120 hours) of work placement organised by FBT.

Work-placement is a valuable experience that gives you the opportunity to apply your in-class learning to real practice. Placement in an aged care facility will ensure that you know what to expect when you enter the industry.

NB: You are required to submit a federal police clearance as you are required to have clearance prior to work-placement.

 

International Students

You will attend 37 weeks of theory classes and participate in 3 weeks of work placement (120 hours) organised by FBT. This course contains 4 weeks of holidays.

Work-placement is a valuable experience that gives you the opportunity to apply your in-class learning to real practice. Placement in an aged care facility will ensure that you know what to expect when you enter the industry.

NB: You are required to submit a federal police clearance as you are required to have clearance prior to work-placement.

Fees

Local Students

You may be eligible for government subsidised training if you are:

  • An Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or New Zealand citizen, AND
  • Aged 15 years or older and no longer at school AND
  • Living or working in NSW

Your course fee will also vary according to your individual circumstances. To find out how much your course fee will be, send us an email and we will identify the course fee for you.

Books and course materials included in the course fee.

 

International Students

Registration Fee: AU$200 (Non-refundable under any circumstances except in the unlikely event of Provider default)
Tuition fees: AU$6300
Commencement fee payable to obtain your Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE): AU$3150 + $200 (Registration Fee) payable in advance to ensure that you have sufficient time to secure your student visa if required
Remaining balance of tuition fees payable two weeks before the beginning of the second semester: AU$3150. Special notes: Late payment can cause cancellation of study
Assessment

You will be assessed at various points of your course to make sure that you understand the information given to you. You will have several opportunities to demonstrate that you have understood the course content through assessments.

Assessment methods include:

  • Workbook Assessment:
  • Nursing skills assessment handbook
  • Practice tasks (group discussion/presentation in classroom)
  • Third-party reports (workplace assessment)
  • Question/answer
  • Classroom Discussion
  • Final Assessment
  • Role-play
  • Observation/demonstration
  • Portfolio

Your trainer will explain assessment processes in detail and make sure you understand how and when you will be assessed.

Units

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
Elective Units
  • CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
  • HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
  • HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

This course is subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.

  • Course Duration : Up to 6 months.
  • Theory : Up to 6 months (2 days/week). Students are expected to study 3 hours/day of homework, readings and research.
  • Work Placement : 3 weeks (5 days/week, 120 hrs).

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