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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support Geelong

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support Geelong

General: The Certificate IV in Ageing Support Geelong programme will involve students in understanding the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; whether in residential, home or community based environments. Through the Certificate IV in Ageing Support Geelong programme, students will learn how workers operate professionally and responsibly within defined organisation guidelines to maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. With a Certificate 4 in Ageing Support Geelong, students can better understand these professional requirements and responsibilities. Additionally, students can also pursue a Certificate IV in Ageing Support Online Geelong.

Employment Growth: Through either the Certificate 4 in Ageing Support Geelong campus programme, or the Certificate IV in Ageing Support Online Geelong, students will be able to pursue work opportunities that require a demonstration of leadership qualities as well as taking responsibility for their organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

Community and Personal Service Workers

Source: Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Entry requirements: Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and a Pre-Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of ITHEA and be at least 18 years of age. You must have good word processing and email skills as well as the ability to download and upload documents and information. Please see our Online Service Standards.

Vocational outcomes: Students can go into a range of employment options. Occupations may include Aged Care Activity Worker, Care Service Team Leader, Care Supervisor (Aged Care)

Job outlook: Community and Personal Service Workers is the broad occupation category. Click on the link below to drill down to Aged & Disabled workers.

Community and Personal Service Workers

Source: Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Delivery and assessment: We offer students the flexibility of choosing between online learning or classroom delivery. All students will be enrolled into our Learning Management System and all assessments must be completed online. As a result, all students will require a personal computer, with access to the Internet, to successfully complete their studies. Assessment methods allow for the gathering of sufficient quality evidence about the student’s performance. Methods used include question and answer, activities, observation/demonstration, case study and projects.

Practical placement requirements: 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 relevant aged care settings. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the candidate’s ability to work at this level. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however ITHEA will provide assistance and support where needed. Students must have a valid National Police Check prior to attending placement.

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients100
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people50
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people80
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk80
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia65
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery120
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs60
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing80
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families70
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance80
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach60
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships80
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
CHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategies40
CHCCCS007Develop and implement service programs100
BSBMGT401Show leadership in the workplace50

This Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. Eligibility criteria apply. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

This Training is also funded under the Job Trainer initiative.

How to Apply

Please make sure you have read all the course information about units of study, duration, entry requirements, assessment information, job prospects etc.

Steps

1. You must attend a pre-training interview which includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and complete the eligibility declaration form (in the case of students applying for Skills First Program Funding).

2. To complete the application process, click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Complete the steps involved to submit your application online.

3. ITHEA will assess your application and make sure all entry requirements are met. An ITHEA representative will contact you if your application is unsuccessful.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 9650 3900.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

GOVERNMENT FUNDED

Skills First Funding: Yes

Job Trainer Initiative: Yes

DURATION

1 year

CLASSES

Melbourne CBD 3000 – Mon Tue

STUDY MODE

In class or online

PRACTICAL PLACEMENT

120 hrs

FEES

DOWNLOADS

KEY START DATES 2021

Term 1 – Wed 27 Jan
Term 2 – Mon 19 Apr
Term 3 – Mon 12 Jul
Term 4 – Mon 4 Oct

 

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