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CERTIFICATE IV IN AGEING SUPPORT

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services for older people. You will learn skills to assess the needs of older people with complex circumstances and plan and conduct group and recreation programs for older people. You will also learn how to monitor services, implement and monitor health and safety policies and procedures and organise an effective work environment. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge the participant would have gained in Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate III in Aged Care.

The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group. Graduates will be able to enter the workforce as direct service providers in an agency that provides services to aged persons.

Note:

  • Graduates aged 20 years and over are generally preferred for employment in this industry, and most employers will not employ minors. Therefore students under the age of 18 might not be able to meet the workplace assessment requirements of this qualification.
  • This Qualification is available via full-time study or flexible delivery. 
  • The flexible delivery is only currently available to students who are working in the industry and includes a support class once per week for two hours. Overall the course will require you to be in your workplace for at least 18 hours per week in addition to the time in class and the time you spend at home or the library completing assignments.  

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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Job opportunities

  • Aged care worker
  • Aged care coordinator

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, State ID AWM0
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Where Peel
Rockingham
Duration

One semester full-time

HowFlexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Implement falls prevention strategiesCHCAGE002AVC90
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Provide loss and grief supportCHCCCS017AVC60
1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coordinate services for older peopleCHCAGE003AVC89
Deliver care services using a palliative approachCHCPAL001AVB56
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsCHCPRP001AVB49
Facilitate individual service planning and deliveryCHCCCS006AVC70
Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleCHCAGE001AVC91
Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001AVC96
Follow safe work practices for direct client careHLTWHS002WG739
Implement interventions with older people at riskCHCAGE004AVC88
Manage legal and ethical complianceCHCLEG003AVB80
Meet personal support needsCHCCCS011AVC66
Provide support to people living with dementiaCHCAGE005AVC87
Recognise healthy body systemsHLTAAP001AVB19
Support independence and wellbeingCHCCCS023AVC53
Support relationships with carers and familiesCHCCCS025AVC54
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
How to apply

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester Two 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after April 30th, 2018 and before June 11th, 2018.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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