CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. 

Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. 

This course is industry and nationally recognised and is delivered by Stirling Institute of Australia (RTO 21132)

Career Pathway

Students can go into a range of employment options. 

Occupations may include:

  • Accommodation Support Worker

  • Food Services Worker (Aged Care)

  • Personal Care Giver

  • Respite Care Worker

Entry Requirements

Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) assessment and a Pre- Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of Stirling Institute of Australia.

Practical Placement

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. Students are required to undertake supervised practical placement in a relevant Aged Care setting. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the candidate’s ability to work at this level. Students must have a valid Police Check. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however, SIA will provide assistance and support where needed.

Unit Codes

CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery 
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs 
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing 
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families 
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 
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status 
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care 
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 
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 for people living with dementia 
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid 
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilities

Duration

Estimated duration of 35 tuition weeks allowing sufficient time to develop the necessary skills and knowledge in each unit.

Course Fees

Fees applicable only to those who do not qualify for Skills First funding.  Please visit http://www.skills.vic.gov.au/victorianskillsgateway/Students/Pages/vtg-eligibility-indicator.aspx to determine whether you are eligible. 

Standard Course Fee: $10,608 *Prices are dependent on the RTO delivering the course at the time.  Payment plan options available for all accredited courses through the relevant RTO.