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Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015
  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Max 18 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Integrated Care and Management Training (RTO 90197)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

Pauline talks why she chose to study aged care.

About this course

Join the growing aged care sector with this online Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) through Open Colleges.

By studying this flexible online course you will learn how to work with other healthcare professionals, deliver holistic care for your clients and supervise others in a residential or healthcare environment.

With the ageing population, this course is ideal for anyone looking for a career that makes a difference; tending to the needs and rights of the elderly and providing services to older people with dignity. Your understanding will be anchored by a structured workplace learning component, which will help you put into practice the theory you learn in this course.

Work placement

To successfully complete this course, you must undertake 120 hours of practical work experience.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age

AND

  • Have completed English to Year 12 level or equivalent

OR

  • Hold a certificate III qualification or higher

OR

  • Have 3 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Areas of study

In this ageing support course, the subjects you will study include:

  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
  • HLTHPS006 - Assist clients with medication
  • CHCCCS009 - Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • CHCAGE004 - Implement interventions with older people at risk
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCCCS006 - Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCCCS025 - Support relationships with carers and families
  • HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
  • HLTHPS007 - Administer and monitor medications
  • CHCCCS017 - Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCAGE003 - Coordinate services for older people
  • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) from ICM Training. As a graduate of this aged care certificate, you will be job-ready with the practical skills and hands-on experience to deliver care and medication in a residential or aged care facility.

This certificate will qualify you to pursue a range of job titles including

  • Aged care carer or worker
  • Care team leader
  • Community care worker
  • Personal care assistant

Payment options & support

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Pay in weekly instalmentsPay in full
Pay just $55.00 for 48 weeks with a $100 depositPay $2077.50 upfront and save 25%

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