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Certificate IV in Ageing Support


Become a skilled Aged Care worker!

This advanced course in Aged Care is designed to offer in-depth knowledge and skills to support workers who complete specialized tasks and functions in the aged care sector. On completing this course, you can work either in residential, home or community based environments.

  • Course Name :
    CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Course Delivery : Face to face, Online (Blended)
  • AQF Level : 4
  • Campuses : Victoria / WA /NSW
  • Provided By :
    Institute of Health and Nursing Australia
  • CRICOS Code: 092899A
  • Accreditations/
    Funding :
    IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course

The total tuition cost for the Certificate IV in Ageing Support

State
VictoriaAUD $2,800
New South WalesAUD $2,800
Western AustraliaAUD $3,800

State Government Funding is Available for Eligible Students.
Other funding options are available, for more information please contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au

Enrolling in this qualification and availing the relevant state funding, may affect student's future training options and the eligibility for further government subsidised training.

Students eligible and opting for government funding must attend 20 hours of classroom sessions per week. Students failing to attend the classroom sessions will not be able to avail the funding and will be required to pay the full course fees.

As an aged care worker, you will be required to maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualized service planning and delivery in the care of the aged. You may also be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organization and the quantity and quality of outputs of others.

This course will be delivered over a maximum of 48 weeks. This includes a minimum 20 hours of classroom based student contact hours per week. The students will be undertaking practical placement of up to 120 hours. Blended mode completion times will vary.

18 units of competency are required for this qualification, including:

CORE UNITS

CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
This course is delivered in Blended and classroom modes, with practical placements at clinical facilities.

Notice: Please note that students who are studying in our Melbourne Campus will have to attend mandatory weekly one day class on every Saturday starting from 8th July 2017. Class timing will be 9 am to 5 pm.

After the successful completion of the program the candidates may gain employment in any Aged care setting, such as residences, hospitals or in community care centres.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above and need to be Secondary School year 10 pass,
OR
• Be of mature age which can be demonstrated by a candidate who is at least of 21 years and has a qualification at Certificate II level or higher, OR has 2 years industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement (PEP):
A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate(AFP) / NCC will be required for placements.

IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunisation process before the Professional Experience Placement start date as some facilities will not provide placement to student without immunisation.

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.


Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations otherwise you will not be enrolled.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfil these requirements then please declare in your course application.

To apply for this course, just scroll down and submit an enquiry. Our representative will get back to you and provide guidance.

Face to face Delivery

Perth

Feb 03, 2018
Jul 07, 2018

Online (Blended) Delivery

Campus : Melbourne(Heidelberg) | Sydney(Parramatta)
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

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