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  • CHC43015

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

At a glance

At a glance

Get a head start on your career in the aged and community care sector with this mid-level qualification and gain the skills and knowledge needed to work as an aged care worker.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Disability Officer
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Coordinator of Volunteers (for services for older people)
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Aged Care Activity Worker
COURSE OUTCOME

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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Course overview

Course overview

Upgrade your community services career with this mid-level qualification. This course will give you the skills you need to provide individual care to older people in home, community, residential or health settings. The health and aged care sector is experiencing strong growth, with the Australian Government expecting more than 50,000 job openings in the industry over the next five years.

This course will give you the skills needed to coordinate person-centred services for older people, provide support to people living with dementia and assist people with medication. You will also learn how to provide support services using a palliative approach, and to people living with chronic diseases. Our highly experienced teaching team of Aged and Community Care specialists provide one-on-one guidance and support you every step of the way to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an aged care worker, aged care activity worker or as a volunteer coordinator in settings supporting older people.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 3 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems
CHCPRP001
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCPAL001
Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCLEG003
Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCCCS025
Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCCS023
Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS011
Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS006
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCAGE004
Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE003
Coordinate services for older people
CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
HLTHPS006
Assist clients with medication
CHCMHS001
Work with people with mental health issues
CHCMGT001
Develop, implement and review quality framework
CHCCOM002
Use communication to build relationships
CHCCCS001
Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCAGE002
Implement falls prevention strategies
BSBWOR204
Use business technology

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

This qualification is designed for people who are already employed in the industry and who have the opportunity to draw upon workplace experiences and to carry out assignments and projects in the workplace.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland