Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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.

To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 120 hours of unpaid work (vocational placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

15 core units 3 electives units

Core Subjects

CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE004
Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE003
Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS006
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS011
Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023
Support independence and well being
CHCCCS025
Support relationships with carers and families
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003
Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPAL001
Deliver care services using palliative approach
CHCPRP001
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Subjects

Electives selection is a customised and fully tailored process, it will be dependent on each applicant’s background, experience and previous studies and/or training.

Community Program Coordinator,Residential Care Worker,Support Worker (Community Services),Care supervisor,Accommodation Support Worker,Personal care worker,Personal care giver,Assistant Hostel Supervisor,Personal care assistant,Residential care officer,Day Activity Worker,Care Team Leader 

Career Summary
  • Identity document
  • Most updated form of resume
  • Cover letter outlining career summary
  • Recommendation letters from employers
  • Employment contract
  • Job description
  • Reference letters
Previous Academic attainments (if applicable)
  • Certified copies of certificate(s) (in English)
  • Certified copies of transcript(s) (in English)
  • Previous statement of attainment(s) (in English)
  • Course outlines for units attained
  • Past assessment(s)
Work Experience
  • Previous work memos
  • Write up on key projects undertaken previously and your involvement
  • Photographs or Videos of any projects or accomplishment
  • On the job training which you have undertaken or have trained (procedural/company policies) (if applicable)
  • Any initiatives or strategies which you have personally implemented (if applicable)
  • Logbooks (if applicable)
  • Invoices/quotations (if applicable)
  • Receive Nationally recognised and accredited qualification certification
  • Get qualified within 30 working days of evidence being received
  • Enhance your career opportunities
  • Opportunities to make get more income with new revenue streams

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