Certificate IV in Ageing Support — CHC43015

This qualification will develop your practical skills and knowledge to develop services and programs to meet the emotional, physical and social needs of people within a residential setting. You will develop skills in advanced communication, empowerment techniques and how to design processes to support daily living activities. You will learn how to design and deliver programs that are accessible and enhance community integration, and develop an understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for working in residential aged care and community services sectors. The management skills embedded within this qualification increase opportunity to advance within the sector in a management role, further study options after completion include Diploma level in Nursing.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support addresses the requirements to work primarily in residential facilities and supporting care roles within the community services sector, under direct supervision or regular supervision within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans. It will equip you to capably and skillfully undertake a range of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Activities relating to maintaining an individual’s well being through personal care and/or other activities of living;
  • Services to individuals with complex needs, and/or work with groups of older people;
  • Support to promote independence and community participation;
  • Reporting to service managers and liaising with professionals and other service providers;
  • Ability to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of other workers.

Units Delivered

  • 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
  • CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
  • CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
Certificate IV in Ageing Support