Certificate IV in Aged Care

Certificate-IV-Aged-Care
Course Code
CHC40108
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Department
Health and Community Services
Course Location
Warragul
Course Duration
Part Time: 12 months
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Downloads
2014 Application Form - Certificate IV in Aged Care (pdf)
Study Modes
Workshops
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • May 2014
Enquiries

Brooke Donaldson
Phone: (03) 5622 8532
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: brooked@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

This qualification covers workers who provide a range of services to clients in a range of settings. Work may take place in a range of contexts such as community based organisations, residential aged care facilities. Workers may have supervisory responsibilities. These may include providing effective support, communication, management, current industry based requirements, safety procedures and cultural sensitivity.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Aged Care.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Care Worker
  • Care Supervisor
  • Care Team Leader

Entry Requirements

  • All students must have completed CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care or equivalent.
  • All students must be currently working within the industry or be willing to undertake a 200 hour work placement.

Pre-Requisites

To gain entry into CHC40108 Certificate IV in Aged Care a candidate must be recognised as competent, through a recognised training program or recognition process, against the following core units from CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care (or equivalent):

Unit Code Unit Name
CHCAC318B
Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A
Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411B
Work effectively in the community sector
CHCICS303A
Support individual health and emotional well being
CHCPA301B
Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAP301B
Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Assessments will be conducted through workplace assessments, relevant workbooks and classroom based workshops.

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?

Yes.

Course Structure

   
Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
CHCAC412B
Provide services to older people with complex needs (Note: pre-requisite CHCAC318B)
CHCAC416A
Facilitate support responsive to the specific nature of dementia
CHCAC417A
Implement interventions with older people at risk of falls
CHCAD401D
Advocate for clients
CHCCS400C
Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCICS401B
Facilitate support for personal care needs
CHCICS402B
Facilitate individualised plans
CHCINF403E
Coordinate information systems
CHCNET404B
Facilitate links with other services
CHCORG406C
Supervise work
Elective Units
CHCWHS312A
Follow safety procedures for direct care work
HLTFA311A
Apply First Aid
HLTHIR403C
Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
CHCCS305C
Assist clients with medications
CHCDIS301C
Work effectively with people with a disability