CHC43015

Certificate IV in Aged Care

Certificate IV in Aged Care

Join the growing aged care sector with this online CHC43015 Certificate IV in Aged Care 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.

Gain practical skills

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

CHC43015 Open Colleges Career FAQs

in partnership with Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT)
  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Max 18 months
  • Start date:
    Anytime - start today!
  • Awarded by:
    ICM Training (RTO: 90197)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Personal Care Assistant | Aged Care Activity Worker | Aged Care Worker | Community Care Worker | Personal Care Worker | View All

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Course Rundown

Join the growing aged care sector with this online CHC43015 Certificate IV in Aged Care 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.

Gain practical skills

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

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Eligibility

There are no formal educational perquisites for this course.

Age requirements:

Students are required to be at least 18 years of age.

English proficiency:

  • Entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 12 level; or
  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; or
  • 3 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Computing:

  • You will need access to a reliable computer and an internet connections, as well as basic computer skills.

In this aged care course, the subjects you may 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

Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers.

When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists.

Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited CHC43015 Certificate IV in Aged Care from ICM Training through Open Colleges.

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.

Curious about where a career in aged care could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers a number of flexible payment models to suit your lifestyle and preferences.

You can choose to pay up-front with a 10% course discount, pay 50% up-front and remainder through a payment plan, or you can pay in weekly or fortnightly installments as you study. All Open Colleges payment plans are interest free.

Enquire now for more payment options and course costs!

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