CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support, CRICOS Code: 113446H
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.
To enter CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support, candidates should have a year 11 school certificate, its equivalent or maturity and appropriate life experience. It is recommended that candidates have relevant experience to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:
- The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas
- The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making
- The application of relevant technical and other skills.
Duration of Qualification and Volume of Learning
This program is a full-time course completed over a period of 1 and half years (full time).
The AQF Volume of Learning for a CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support is 1080 hours. Please refer to details of how this program meets this requirement on following pages including our timetable and details about weekly training and assessment, online lecture.
Certificate IV in Ageing Support course is suitable for those who working in, or who have studied in, Aged Care sector and those who have experience in care or community services. This qualification is primarily intended to work in a residential facility or in a home within defined organisational guidelines and service plans.
Core and Elective Units
Total number of units = 18
- 15 core units
- 3 elective units
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|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|
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|