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.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in the aged care industry in the following occupational titles to the right:
You are required to undertake a Pre Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.
Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.
Suitability requirements – This qualification requires you to have physical attributes suitable for workplace experience within the aged care industry which encompasses manual handling of equipment and clients.
Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.
Prior to commencing workplace experience, you must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check as well as a current satisfactory Police Check. You may be required to provide other documents, such as a current First Aid certificate as required by the Placement Provider. You are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of workplace experience through work placement/employment in a relevant aged care setting. A PTA workplace deed needs to be approved by PTA before you can start workplace experience.
To successfully complete CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support you must complete the following units of competency.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||C/E||Stream||PR/CR|
|1||CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||C||-||-|
|2||CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||C||-||-|
|3||CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people||C||-||-|
|4||CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk||C||-||-|
|5||CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia||C||-||-|
|6||CHCCCS001||Address the needs of people with chronic disease||E||-||-|
|7||CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||C||-||-|
|8||CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs||C||-||-|
|9||CHCCCS021||Respond to suspected abuse||E||-||-|
|10||CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being||C||-||-|
|11||CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families||C||-||-|
|12||CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||C||-||-|
|13||CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||C||-||-|
|14||CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach||C||-||-|
|15||CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||C||-||-|
|16||HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||C||-||-|
|17||HLTHPS006||Assist clients with medication||E||-||-|
|18||HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||C||-||-|
LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s