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.
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.
- COURSE DURATION
- DELIVERY MODE
- ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
- COURSE CREDIT
- WORK PLACEMENT
- JOB TITLES
- UNITS OF COMPETENCY
- COURSE FEES
This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 38 weeks of training and assessment 6 weeks workplacement spread over 4 terms of 11 weeks each and 8 weeks of holidays.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. AGC requires the student to complete 135 hours of work placement at an accredited aged care facility.
This program is a mixed mode delivery, 22.5 hours which includes Classroom training hours 395 hrs, Structured self-study 274.5 hours, Assessment hours 185.5 in the classroom and 5 self-study hours per week and 135 hours of work placement.
Australian Global College has the following entry requirements:
- Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 10 or equivalent
- Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs
Language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) skill sufficient to complete the course, for example, to read materials relevant to the course, participate in discussions and roleplays and apply numerical concepts such as time management.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, students will be able to continue their Career Pathway into:
- Diploma of Community Services
- Diploma of Nursing
- Enrolled Nursing
- Endorsed Enrolled Nursing
Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.
This process is outlined in Australian Global College Student Enrolment and
Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.
The work placement will be organised, facilitated and supervised by AGC with its industry partners. AGC requires students to complete 135 hours of work placement.
|Personal Care Worker||Residential Care Worker|
|Day Activity Worker||Care Team Leader|
|Hostel Supervisor||Accommodation Support Worker|
|Assistant Hostel Supervisor||Program Co-coordinator – Social programs|
|Care Supervisor||Support Worker|
|Community Program Coordinator||Personal Care Giver|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interest and rights of clients||Core|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||Core|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people||Core|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk||Core|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia||Core|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||Core|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs||Core|
|CHCCCS023||Support Independence and wellbeing||Core|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with Carers and families||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||Core|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach||Core|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||Core|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||Core|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||Core|
|HLTPS006||Assist clients with medication||Elective|
|HLTPS007||Administer and monitor medications||Elective|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||Elective|
Tuition Fee: $14,200.00
Material Fee: $450.00