Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National ID: CHC43015
State ID: AWM9
Qualification level: Certificate IV

Course is available at the following locations

Private
AMA Training Services

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course description

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

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Private
Amana Living Training Institute

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services in either residential facilities or home-based care.

An Aged or Home and Community Care worker’s duties may include:

  • Providing services to older people who have complex needs.
  • Carrying out activities related to maintaining an individual's well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living
  • Working with groups of older people
  • Supervising and/or coordinating a limited number of other workers.
  • Reporting to service managers and liaising with other professionals and service providers

The course is delivered at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 140 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Community/Residential Care location in the metro area.

Mode of delivery: Face to face and blended learning options available

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training and Traineeship funding models.

Course description

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services in either residential facilities or home-based care.

An Aged or Home and Community Care worker’s duties may include:

  • Providing services to older people who have complex needs.
  • Carrying out activities related to maintaining an individual's well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living
  • Working with groups of older people
  • Supervising and/or coordinating a limited number of other workers.
  • Reporting to service managers and liaising with other professionals and service providers

The course is delivered at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 140 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Community/Residential Care location in the metro area.

Mode of delivery: Face to face and blended learning options available

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training and Traineeship funding models.

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Private
Australian Professional Skills Institute

A Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of senior support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either in residential, home or community based environments.

Having completed the course, you will acquire knowledge and skills in areas relating to personal care, assisting people to maintain independence in their home of choice and providing welfare and support services to assist some of the most vulnerable people in the community. You will also develop effective communication skills to work with the client and the family as well as provide person-centred and consumer-directed care.

In addition to the face-to-face classroom teaching at our campus (40 Lord St, East Perth), you will complete workplace training in 2 blocks with a total of 160 hours at the workplace as approved by APSI.

Graduates can work as a care supervisor, a personal care worker, an accommodation support worker or a community support worker.

As projected by the industry and government, Aged Care will remain one of the ever-growing demand course areas for years to come. You can further your career path with us and get ready for recruiting upon graduation.

Course description

A Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of senior support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either in residential, home or community based environments.

Having completed the course, you will acquire knowledge and skills in areas relating to personal care, assisting people to maintain independence in their home of choice and providing welfare and support services to assist some of the most vulnerable people in the community. You will also develop effective communication skills to work with the client and the family as well as provide person-centred and consumer-directed care.

In addition to the face-to-face classroom teaching at our campus (40 Lord St, East Perth), you will complete workplace training in 2 blocks with a total of 160 hours at the workplace as approved by APSI.

Graduates can work as a care supervisor, a personal care worker, an accommodation support worker or a community support worker.

As projected by the industry and government, Aged Care will remain one of the ever-growing demand course areas for years to come. You can further your career path with us and get ready for recruiting upon graduation.

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Private
Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support enhances the role of support workers who may have a more specialised function or job description within a residential facility or home based care environment.

These job duties may include

  • Providing services to those with complex needs
  • Supervising others
  • Organising activities related to an individual’s needs
  • Providing reports to Management

Those undertaking the qualification will show how they can manage their output, maintain quality of service and care, and assist management in the running of their organisation.

Call us today on 1300 046 744 to find out more

Course description

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support enhances the role of support workers who may have a more specialised function or job description within a residential facility or home based care environment.

These job duties may include

  • Providing services to those with complex needs
  • Supervising others
  • Organising activities related to an individual’s needs
  • Providing reports to Management

Those undertaking the qualification will show how they can manage their output, maintain quality of service and care, and assist management in the running of their organisation.

Call us today on 1300 046 744 to find out more

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Public
Central Regional TAFE

<h3>If you're passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients, you've come to the right place.</h3>
<p>When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.</p>
<h4>Recognition of Prior Learning</h4>
<p><span><span>If you’re based in Kalgoorlie or Northam and are interested in this course, this qualification may be offered by Recognition of Prior Learning. For more info about RPL, click <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="bf347d6e-fa6d-4dd5-ad58-c43d90fe0a1e" href="/recognition-prior-learning-and-experience" title="Recognition of prior learning and experience">here</a>.</span></span></p>
<h4>Half price fees apply!</h4>

Course description

<h3>If you're passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients, you've come to the right place.</h3>
<p>When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.</p>
<h4>Recognition of Prior Learning</h4>
<p><span><span>If you’re based in Kalgoorlie or Northam and are interested in this course, this qualification may be offered by Recognition of Prior Learning. For more info about RPL, click <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="bf347d6e-fa6d-4dd5-ad58-c43d90fe0a1e" href="/recognition-prior-learning-and-experience" title="Recognition of prior learning and experience">here</a>.</span></span></p>
<h4>Half price fees apply!</h4>

Campus locations

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Public
North Regional TAFE

<h3>Make a positive difference in the lives of others.</h3>
<p>The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is suitable for aged care workers who are responsible for the personal, physical and emotional support of older people in assisted living arrangements. Participants who undertake this course will undertake specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.</p>
<p>Participants will learn how to develop, facilitate and review individualised service planning and delivery, demonstrating leadership and independence.</p>
<p><em><span><span><span><span>As part of this qualification, participants will undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance is required prior to placement.</span></span></span></span></em></p>
<p>This course is available at other campus locations upon request.</p>

Course description

<h3>Make a positive difference in the lives of others.</h3>
<p>The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is suitable for aged care workers who are responsible for the personal, physical and emotional support of older people in assisted living arrangements. Participants who undertake this course will undertake specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.</p>
<p>Participants will learn how to develop, facilitate and review individualised service planning and delivery, demonstrating leadership and independence.</p>
<p><em><span><span><span><span>As part of this qualification, participants will undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance is required prior to placement.</span></span></span></span></em></p>
<p>This course is available at other campus locations upon request.</p>

Campus locations

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Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Take the next step in your aged care career</h3>
<p>Study a qualification that open doors to a range of job opportunities in the aged care industry, whilst giving back to the community.</p>
<p>This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge you would have gained in<strong> Certificate III in Individual Support </strong>or <strong>Certificate III in Aged Care</strong>. The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group. Graduates will be able to enter the workforce as direct service providers in an agency that provides services to seniors.</p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
<ul>
<li>Plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services<strong> </strong>for <strong>seniors</strong></li>
<li>Assess the needs<strong> </strong>of older people with <strong>complex circumstances</strong></li>
<li>Plan and conduct<strong> </strong>group and recreation <strong>programs for seniors</strong></li>
<li><strong>Monitor services</strong>, implement and <strong>monitor health and safety</strong> <strong>policies</strong> and procedures and organise an effective work environment</li>
</ul>
<h4>Want to find out more about this industry?</h4>
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<h4>Is this the right course for you?</h4>
<p>Have you got what it takes to be successful in this career? Our Core Skills guide lists the skills and attributes necessary to study and work in this field.</p>
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<p>This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government <strong><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></strong> initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 <em>(plus resource fee) </em>if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. <strong><a href="/getSkillsReady">Find out more</a></strong>.</p>

Course description

<h3>Take the next step in your aged care career</h3>
<p>Study a qualification that open doors to a range of job opportunities in the aged care industry, whilst giving back to the community.</p>
<p>This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge you would have gained in<strong> Certificate III in Individual Support </strong>or <strong>Certificate III in Aged Care</strong>. The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group. Graduates will be able to enter the workforce as direct service providers in an agency that provides services to seniors.</p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
<ul>
<li>Plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services<strong> </strong>for <strong>seniors</strong></li>
<li>Assess the needs<strong> </strong>of older people with <strong>complex circumstances</strong></li>
<li>Plan and conduct<strong> </strong>group and recreation <strong>programs for seniors</strong></li>
<li><strong>Monitor services</strong>, implement and <strong>monitor health and safety</strong> <strong>policies</strong> and procedures and organise an effective work environment</li>
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<h4>Want to find out more about this industry?</h4>
<p>Students in community services benefit from sharing information about organisations, initiatives and leading expertise in our Community Services Facebook page.</p>
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<h4>Is this the right course for you?</h4>
<p>Have you got what it takes to be successful in this career? Our Core Skills guide lists the skills and attributes necessary to study and work in this field.</p>
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<p>This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government <strong><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></strong> initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 <em>(plus resource fee) </em>if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. <strong><a href="/getSkillsReady">Find out more</a></strong>.</p>

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<p>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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.</p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

Course description

<p>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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.</p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

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