If you are looking to enhance your career in aged care, cert 4 ageing support is the right choice for you. This course will help you hone your aged care skills to next higher level thus assuring you a rewarding career in health care and nursing industry. You may get opportunities to showcase your leadership skills and may a limited responsibility of the organization in supervisory roles. You will be working at an advanced and specialized level after learning the necessary skills within the legal and ethical standards of the health care industry.
You will be responsible for completing specialized tasks and functions of elderly care in home based or residential settings or in a community environment.Through this course, you will obtain the skills of facilitating individual service planning and delivery and supporting independence and wellbeing of clients. Cert iv ageing support course mandates completion of at least 120 hours of work placement in health service industry.
This particular qualification is regarding the work that is based in residential facilities in respective company guidelines and various service plans.
One needs to do the various activities associated with maintenance of the well-being of the person through individual are and other activities of living. The workers may facilitate services to the person who has got complicated requirements and work with groups of older people. The work may have active support and training in order to actively promote participation of the community and independence and that may be an integral aspect of the programs and activities in many settings that include the center based programs and also the residential programs.
The results of the graduates have been observed within the six months after completion of their training for Certificate IV in aged care.
In order to gain entry into the Certificate IV in aged care, a candidate must be known to be competent through a certified training program.
Mode of Study: Class/workshop based (15x workshops with additional activities such as readings, online lectures and other tasks completed on non-class days).
Class start dates: We have new group starting every month.
Government subsidised fees: Yes
Nationally recognised: Yes
Work placement: 3-4 Weeks, as required by government regulations in an aged care facility
Maximum enrolment period: 6 Months (extensions can be purchased)
How to enrol: Online enrolment form or printable enrolment form
Main entry requirements: Suitable English skills, reside in WA, suitable demeanour to work in aged care
Average fee for certificate IV in ageing support is not available
Duration for certificate iv in ageing support is 9 months
Please contact our admissions consultant ( (08) 6245 1212) to confirm fees.
Funding is available for eligible students
15 units are required for award of this qualification including:
10 core units
5 elective units
All workers undertaking work in the aged care sector need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Community Services Training Package.
Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:
• Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
• Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of relevant electives is provided to facilitate selection and does not necessarily reflect workplace requirements. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs.
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