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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National ID: CHC43015 State ID: AWM9
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Pursue a rewarding career in a growing industry. 

Aged care is among the fastest growing industries in today’s workforce and with an ageing population, this field will continue to expand in the coming years. 

This qualification supports you to pursue a career in the aged care industry, where you will facilitate the empowerment, interests and rights of aged care clients. You will learn how to develop, facilitate and review individualised service planning and delivery within a residential, home and/or community-based environment.

Throughout this course, you will learn how to provide a range of specialised care to clients, including palliative, dementia and supporting older people at risk. You will learn how to support relationships with family and carers, manage legal and ethical compliance, undertake safe work practices and maintain collaborative networks and partnerships. 

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Planning, developing and facilitating individualised aged care services 
  • Specialised care, including palliative, dementia and supporting older people at risk  
  • Supporting relationships with family and carers 
  • Safe work practices  
  • Developing and maintaining networks and collaborative partnerships 
  • Managing legal and ethical compliance 
  • You are currently employed in the aged care sector and seek to grow and formalise your skills 
  • You seek a rewarding career in a growing industry 
  • You have an interest in supporting the independence, wellbeing and care of older people in your community 
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

This course requires a mandatory work placement with an employer or participation in a 'live works' training area of the college. Prior to work placement with an employer or participating in a live works training area, you will need to be fully vaccinated, or you may not be able to successfully complete the course. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.

  • You must be over 18 years of age 
  • Hold a current National Police Clearance 
  • Up-to-date flu and COVID-19 vaccinations

You must complete 120 hours of supervised work placement in an aged care service as part of this course. If you are not currently employed in the sector, your lecturer will assist you in finding a suitable placement for this period. During your work placement, you will observe, develop and put your theoretical skills into practice while shadowing a workplace supervisor. 

CHCADV001 Facilitate 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
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Community program coordinator 
  • Residential care worker 
  • Community services support worker 
  • Care supervisor 
  • Accommodation support worker 
  • Personal care worker 
  • Assistant hostel supervisor 
  • Residential care officer 
  • Day activity worker 
  • Care team leader  

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .  

  • Certificate IV in Disability (external) 
  • Certificate IV in Mental Health (external) 

On Campus

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$0.00

$207.80

$207.80

Concession

$0.00

$207.80

$207.80

Online

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$0.00

$207.80

$207.80

Concession

$0.00

$207.80

$207.80

Traineeship

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$0.00

$207.80

$207.80

Concession

$0.00

$207.80

$207.80

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Details
Duration 1 year
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Course fee $207.80
Details
Duration 2 years
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
Course fee $207.80
Details
Duration 2 years Online or 1 year On Campus
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Course fee $207.80

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