Certificate IV in Aged Care
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Health and Community Services
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Part Time: 8 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.
- Certificate IV in Aged Care (pdf)
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Part Time (Night)
- Starting Date
- February 2014
Phone: (03) 5622 8532
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Course OverviewThis 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 RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Aged Care.
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- Care Worker
- Care Supervisor
- All students must have completed CHC30208 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.
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 CHC30208 Certificate III in Aged Care (or equivalent):
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
||Work effectively with older people
||Provide support to people living with dementia
||Work effectively in the community sector
||Support individual health and emotional well being
||Deliver care services using a palliative approach
||Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessments will be conducted through workplace assessments, relevant workbooks and classroom based workshops.
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
||Provide services to older people with complex needs (Note: pre-requisite CHCAC318B)
||Facilitate support responsive to the specific nature of dementia
||Implement interventions with older people at risk of falls
||Advocate for clients
||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
||Facilitate support for personal care needs
||Facilitate individualised plans
||Coordinate information systems
||Facilitate links with other services
||Follow safety procedures for direct care work
||Apply First Aid
||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
||Assist clients with medications
||Work effectively with people with a disability