Certificate IV In Ageing Support
VET NATIONAL CODE: CHC43015
(31 weeks Tuition + 4 weeks Break)
NSW | QLD | TAS Campuses (AIBT)
OffShore Int Student: $8,000 *
OnShore Student Visa Holder: $6,000 *
Domestic Student: $4,800 *
*Total Materials Fee $500
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.
In Class (NSW/QLD/TAS)
January, March, June, July, September and October
Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT)
RTO Code 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
15 core units
Plus 3 elective units
The elective units consist of 2 units from the electives listed
Of the 1 remaining units:
You can replace 1 of the electives with any other 2 subjects (Cert III / Cert IV / Diploma) offered within the school of community services
Total Materials Fee – $500
Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and/or services provided by AIBT to be used by students in the course of training.
The Materials Fees in this qualification include:
- Class materials
A minimum of Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.
This is a generic entry requirement. For more specific indicators, please refer to your Sales Manager. Please note if you hold a passport from any sub continent country, a minimum IELTS of 6 is required.
International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.
There are no pre-requisites required for this qualification
*The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and state/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practices.
**Specific Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
Vocational placement is an essential component of this qualification. Vocational placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.
Students will be required to undertake 120 hours of unpaid vocational placement.
AIBT assists the students in organising work placement. Students will be required to complete given logbook and workplace diary during their placement hours.
All students must be willing to undertake placement in aged care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.
Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
Before commencing vocational placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
- Have a current Australian First Aid Certificate
- Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program
- At their own expense, 30 days before placement, provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check. https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks
- Completed manual handling as part of unit HLTWHS002- Follow safe work practices for direct client care
- *Medical Clearance: Have no medical or physical injury/condition that would prevent them from working safely and/or injuring themselves and/or residents whilst working within an Aged Care facility whilst assisting residents with day to day physical activities/tasks
|Offshore International Students|
This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.
|Onshore International Students|
1. This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.
2. As part of visa renewal process, students are required to undergo health examination
|Domestic Students||All domestic students are required to provide medical clearance from GP|
Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) including a transcript of all completed units. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.
Community Program Coordinator
Residential Care Worker
Support Worker (Community Services)
Accommodation Support Worker
Personal Care Worker
Personal Care Giver
Assistant Hostel Supervisor
Personal Care Assistant
Residential Care Officer
Day Activity Worker
Care Team Leader
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