Course Overview

This Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) is suitable for staff already employed in residential aged care and would like to enhance their knowledge and skills in this growing industry. This course is designed to educate staff in problem solving and critical thinking. You will be given the opportunity to work on a continuous improvement project and facilitate the empowerment of older people. The program also aims to provide you with leadership skills: giving you knowledge and confidence to support independence and wellbeing of those you care for in the community.

What you will learn

  • Promote innovation in an aged care environment
  • How to support older people living with dementia
  • Recognising a resident’s needs

Qualification Pathway

After achieving this qualification, students may choose to study the following qualifications:

  • Diploma of Practice Management (HLT57715)
  • Diploma of Competitive Systems & Practices (MSS50316)

Career options

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Care Team Leader
  • Residential Care Officer

Core Units:

CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
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
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Elective Units:

BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBMGT406 Plan and monitor continuous improvement
BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

Course Details

  • Recognition: Nationally accredited training
  • Vative Healthcare Pre-requisites: Nil
  • Course Duration: 12 months (minimum of one day of training per month)
  • Mandatory Placement: 120 hours of professional work placement
  • Study mode: Work Place Based Delivery
  • Assessment: Assignments and projects
  • Payment Options: Fees, Refunds & Cancellation Policy

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