IHNA CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support Course

Accreditation:

IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
Course Code: CHC43015 Award Titles : CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Campuses : Victoria / WA /NSW Course Delivery : Face-to-Face & Online (Blended)
AQF Level : 4 Fees : Click here for more details
CRICOS Code: 092899A
College Policies, Procedures & Forms

This course is designed for support workers who complete specialized tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organization guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualized service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organization and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply".
 

Course Overview

CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Course Competency Details

18 units of competency are required for this qualification, including:

Core Units

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 well being

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

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

HLTHPS006

Assist clients with medication

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

On-Campus mode

This course will be delivered over a maximum of 48 weeks. This includes a minimum 20 hours of classroom based student contact hours per week. The students will be undertaking practical placement of up to 120 hours.

Blended Mode

Blended mode completion times will vary, and students have to attend the On-Campus session for the skills training.

For both modes of delivery, completion time frames will however vary between students based on their individual skills, experiences and previous studies.

There is a mandatory simulation work shop at an IHNA campus.

The course will be offered using two modes of delivery- a classroom or a blended learning approach. The structured blended learning approach includes a combination of e-learning, practicing various care skills in the simulated environment and Practical Placement (PP).

Based on the cohort needs, classroom sessions may be arranged to provide additional support to students undertaking study with blended mode. Students have to attend the On-Campus session for the skills training and the students will be undertaking practical placement of up to 120 hours.

Notice: Please note that students who are studying in our Melbourne Campus will have to attend mandatory weekly one day class on every Saturday starting from 8th July 2017. Class timing will be 9 am to 5 pm.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above and need to be Secondary School year 10 pass,
OR
• Be of mature age which can be demonstrated by a candidate who is at least of 21 years and has a qualification at Certificate II level or higher, OR has 2 years industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement (PEP):
A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate(AFP) / NCC will be required for placements.

IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunisation process before the Professional Experience Placement start date as some facilities will not provide placement to student without immunisation.

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.


Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations otherwise you will not be enrolled.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfil these requirements then please declare in your course application.

The total tuition cost for the Certificate IV in Ageing Support is:
Domestic students:

• Victoria & New South Wales: AUD $2,800
• Western Australia: AUD $3,800

State Government Funding is Available for Eligible Students.

For more information please contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au

Enrolling in this qualification and availing the relevant state funding, may affect student's future training options and the eligibility for further government subsidised training.

Students eligible and opting for government funding must attend 20 hours of classroom sessions per week. Students failing to attend the classroom sessions will not be able to avail the funding and will be required to pay the full course fees.

Face to face Delivery

Perth

Oct 06, 2017

Melbourne CBD

Jul 31, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 14, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

Online (Blended) Delivery

Melbourne(Heidelberg)

Oct 03, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Perth

Oct 03, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Sydney(Parramatta)

Oct 03, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Melbourne CBD

Jul 31, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 14, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

We have four campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth, Sydney and Melbourne CBD:


Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus

597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road,
Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081 Australia

Perth Campus

Level 4, Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall, Perth WA 6000 Australia

Sydney Campus

Level 7, 33 Argyle Street,Parramatta,
NSW 2150 Australia

Melbourne CBD Campus

Level 5, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne,
Victoria - 3000, Australia

The application process involves 5 steps: application, interview (plus Language, Literacy and Numeracy), offer letter, payment and confirmation of enrolment. Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.

Applicants can submit their initial application online.

Applications can be completed online by clicking 'Apply Online' button.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83 (TOLL FREE).

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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