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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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Aged care is one of Australia’s fastest-growing industry sectors due to a rapidly ageing population. The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support is a hands-on course that will prepare you to care for seniors' effectively in residential facilities and in their homes.

The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support has been specifically designed by our training team to ensure you are given every opportunity possible to reach the career you want. Our team of specialists will be there every step of the way, and the combination of classroom and practical exercises means you can graduate with the skills needed to excel in your chosen career!

Throughout this course you will learn how to provide support to meet personal care needs, implement individualised plans and empower those living in the aged care facilities. You will develop the skills required to support community participation, assisting people living in aged care facilities to lead fuller, more independent lives. This program engages your existing skillset whilst cohesively allowing you the opportunity to gain a higher qualification.

The College is renowned for producing graduates who possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills, so you can be assured you are receiving the highest quality training with Central Coast Community College.

Are you ready to develop your career in the aged and community care industry even further? Take the plunge and enquire about enrolment today!

Note: Aged care facilities require a criminal record check prior to placement. Students can apply for this through NSW Police. If you are commencing work placement in a facility governed by NSW Health you will be required to also undergo an Occupational Assessment for Vaccinations and Infectious Diseases.

Course Duration

This course runs one day per week for the duration of four months.

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery with 120 hours of practical work placement.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), or have relevant experience and/or equivalent qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

Learning Outcomes

  • Work in health or community services
  • Provide individualised support
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Work with diverse people
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Implement service programs
  • Work legally and ethically

Study Pathways

Graduates may continue their studies by enrolling in the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Care Supervisor
  • Care Team Leader

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students who have already completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing Specialisation) or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

This course includes industry-based training and therefore students must be currently working in the community services and/or health and allied sector; completing an employer hosted traineeship; or, is willing to complete placement hours within the industry as part of this course.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. All other course resources will be provided for you.

About The Trainer

Pamella is the Health and Community Services Coordinator for the College and is also the trainer for this course! Pam has had many diverse roles over the progression of her nursing career, covering clinical leadership roles, as well as quality assurance in the aged and community care industry. Since 2013 Pam has been employed as a Trainer and Assessor at Central Coast Community College, providing expertise in ageing support, dementia care and palliative care. In Pam’s classes you will find her demonstrations fun and interactive, and the additional support offered to her students is a key example of her attention to detail and desire for student success.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC43015.
  • CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • CHCPAL002 Plan for and provide care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems