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CHC40212 Certificate IV in Home and Community Care
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CHC40212 Certificate IV in Home and Community Care
CHC40212 Certificate IV in Home and Community Care is suitable for people who are employed in home and community care work or have prior experience in that sector and who want to upgrade their knowledge and skills in this area.
Our Certificate IV in Home and Community Care covers topics such as: assessing the service needs of the older people with complex needs, planning and monitoring service delivery, undertaking relevant administrative work, planning and conducting group activities, implementing and monitoring OH&S/WHS policies and procedures, conducting recreational programs for older people and organising an effective work environment. This qualification is suitable for people seeking professional or career development in the Home and Community Care industry and direct care work.
Fee options including split payments (direct debits) are available to suit the convenience of students. State and federal government funding is available for eligible candidates. Please contact each campus for details of current fee option and details. Campus based scholarships are also available for a limited number of candidates.
This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website www.centrelink.gov.au. For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit you local Customer Service Centre.
This program is available in blended delivery mode, comprising:
• Self-directed online theory
• Simulation-based training and assessment at campus
• Work Experience Placement in a community care setting - these can be arranged by either the student or we can find one for you.
The online component can be completed in a maximum period of one year.
Certificate IV in Home and Community Care is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work.
Possible job outcomes are:
• Care assistant / worker
• Care service employees
• Community care worker
• Community support worker
• Disability support worker
• Home care worker
• Home maintenance worker
• In-home respite giver
• Personal care assistant
• Personal care giver / worker
To gain entry into CHC40212 Certificate IV in Home and Community Care a candidate must be recognised as competent, through a recognised training program or recognition process, against the following core units from CHC30312 Certificate III in Home and Community Care (or equivalent):
• CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people.
• CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability.
• CHCICS304B Work effectively with carers.
Applicants seeking entry into this course should meet the following criteria.
Are 18 years old and above.
Have successfully completed year 12 of secondary school or equivalent, or be of mature age.
Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of contexts.
Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) and attend an interview session during enrolment.
Obtain a satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate, Working with Children Check, Vaccination/Immunization Certificate and Proof of Immunity (e.g. serology test results) for Work Experience Placement, as applicable.
For blended delivery the student must have access to a computer with internet and basic computer skills.
Assessment strategies are implemented for collecting evidence and making judgments about whether competency has been achieved by the learner. The assessments confirm whether an individual can perform to the standards expected in the workplace, as expressed in the relevant endorsed unit of competency. Students will be assessed in both formative and summative way. These assessment methods and strategies are consistent with the Training Package Assessment Guidelines.
Assessment tools used include:
• Portfolio of evidence
• Knowledge based tests
• Simulation based assessments
• Workplace competency record
• Third party report
Students who successfully complete all of the required units of competency of this course will be issued a testamur with the record of results printed at the back.
A statement of attainment will be issued if a student successfully completes one or more units of competency of this course, but does not meet the requirements for a qualification (as specified in the Training Package). The statement of attainment will list all of the units of competency achieved.
The application process involves: application, interview (including a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test), payment and confirmation of enrolment. Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.
There are three ways which applicants can submit their initial application:
1. Online: Applications can be completed online by clicking here.
2. Email: Applications can be downloaded from here. Once completed, scan and send the application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Post: Applications can be downloaded from here. You can send your completed application and required documentation to our Perth or Melbourne office. Addresses for these offices can be found here.
If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us 1800 22 52 83