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CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.
Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory. Students must be 18 years old and above.
Vocational placement provides students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge in real scenarios. It is a requirement of this qualification that students undertake a minimum of 120 unpaid vocational placement hours.
Reach Community College organises student placement. Students will be given a vocational placement logbook and diary which will need to be completed during their placement hours. Students must be
willing to undertake placement in a client care or aged care facility and/or within a simulated client care or aged care environment during the program. Should students be required to travel interstate for placement, Reach Community College will cover the cost of all interstate travel and accommodation during the placement, however students will be required to organise their own local travel to and from these facilities.
Students will be notified of their placement details by email, prior to commencing vocational placement. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement anywhere in Tasmania and within Australia. Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
Before commencing vocational placement:
Students will be required to complete HLTAID003 – Provide first aid. This unit is an elective within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to placement. Students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
|International students||This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors. (Students are required to undergo health examination as part of visa renewal process).|
|Domestic Students||All domestic students are required to provide medical|
clearance from GP.
|Core Unit Code||Core Unit Title|
|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*2||Support independence and wellbeing|
|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|
|Elective Unit Code||Elective Unit Title|
|HLTAID0031||Provide first aid|
|CHCCOM003*||Develop workplace communication strategies|
|HLTWHS004*||Manage work health and safety|
|Description of licensing requirements||*The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. 1 Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/ state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.|
The above selected elective units may be substituted for any of the approved elective units from the training package, that meet with the packaging rules for this qualification as mentioned in https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC43015
2CHCCCS023 requires students to perform the activities outlined in the performance criteria of this unit during a period of at least 120 hours of direct support work in at least one aged care, home and community, disability or community service organisation.
$200 (Handling Fee)
(No other charges or changes to Tuition Fees once paid)
VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT FEES
$500 – for each qualification in Community Services. Before commencing placement, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified of their placement via email, including when to obtain these documents, prior to commencing vocational placement.
Refund policy rules apply to Placement Fees. Please check our Refund Policy for more detailed information: https://reachcollege.edu.au/student-support/forms/
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care while in Australia.