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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

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Duration Part-time: 10 months
TraineeshipFull-time: 1 yr | Part-time: 2 yrs (School-Based)

Course description

This course is not currently open for applications.

Are you currently working in an aged care role and would like to upgrade and increase your knowledge and skills to operate at a senior or supervisor level?

You will build on existing skills by attending weekly workshops and undertaking workplace-based projects. The course includes a combination of class theory and work placement, building on your knowledge and practical industry experience.

Take advantage of Job Trainer! Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Job Trainer opportunity Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

This is a JobTrainer Priority Course. All students who meet the Skills First eligibility criteria can access free or reduced tuition fees for this course. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement is required in this course with 120 hours of placement needed. You will complete placement at your workplace. *Please note that you may be required to travel outside of your usual training location to attend placement. This may include other regional areas or suburbs of Melbourne. As per worker vaccination requirements , all applicants for this course must be triple vaccinated (boosted) against COVID-19 prior to undertaking placement which is a requirement for completion of this course. Students are required to provide evidence of full vaccination status, including booster dose, as part of their placement documentation which is provided to placement facilities. Students that cannot provide valid evidence will not be able to complete placement and therefore unable to complete this course.

Possible career outcomes

  • Senior personal care worker
  • Community care supervisor/team leader

Applications & attendance

Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

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Are you ready to start an aged care traineeship or want to find out more?

 

Intake
Please contact Customer Service on 5225 0800 to discuss upcoming intakes.

 

Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Applicants must be aged 17 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Currently working in the industry as a personal carer 
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 and numeracy skills at Year 10 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2 
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

  • Applicants must be aged 17 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Currently working in the industry as a personal carer 
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 and numeracy skills at Year 10 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2 
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer

Selection mode

Core Units Code Hours
Coordinate services for older people CHCAGE003 80
Deliver care services using a palliative approach CHCPAL001 60
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships CHCPRP001 80
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery CHCCCS006 120
Facilitate the empowerment of older people CHCAGE001 50
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients CHCADV001 100
Follow safe work practices for direct client care HLTWHS002 25
Implement interventions with older people at risk CHCAGE004 80
Manage legal and ethical compliance CHCLEG003 80
Meet personal support needs CHCCCS011 60
Provide support to people living with dementia CHCAGE005 65
Recognise healthy body systems HLTAAP001 70
Support independence and wellbeing CHCCCS023 80
Support relationships with carers and families CHCCCS025 70
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001 40
Elective Units Code Hours
Address the needs of people with chronic disease CHCCCS001 75
Assist clients with medication HLTHPS006 80
Implement falls prevention strategies CHCAGE002 40

 

Please note that the listed electives are delivered by The Gordon but you may not need to complete all of these units to successfully complete this qualification. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency relevant to this course, you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT). Any previous relevant experience may qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about CT or RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Workplace tasks
  • Written assignments
  • Industry placement
  • Team projects

This course is eligible for Free TAFE!

Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Free TAFE opportunity will not incur any tuition fees. Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Concession Tuition AUD $0.46 per hour 1195 AUD $550.00 AUD $10,938.00
Standard Tuition AUD $2.32 per hour 1195 AUD $2,772.00 AUD $10,938.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $11.06 per hour 1195 AUD $13,217.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Resources AUD $414.00
Education Levy AUD $179.25

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees ONLY.
The current years maximum VET Student Loan Course Cap is $

Payment plans may be available for eligible students who need assistance to manage their fee payments.

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Date published: 24/01/2023 6:00:22 PM
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