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Certificate IV in Ageing Support

  • National Course Code: CHC43015
  • TAFE NSW code: CHC43015-01V02-19NEP-200

Location – Nepean College, Kingswood Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

22 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week

24

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification 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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

The following costs apply to this course: work placement uniform (TAFE shirt ($25.00), enclosed shoes, dark pants); a textbook: The Experienced Carer: Frontline Leaders in Australia's Aged Care Workplaces 2nd ed, $102.00; A National Police Check ($54.00 approx); immunisation against the flu

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00
Number Title
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023 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
HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm
To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol Now option.

Please attend the information session on
Tuesday 2 July 2019 from 5 pm at
TAFE NSW Nepean (Kingswood Campus)
Building B, Level G, Room 02 (Via Gate 2)
12-44 O'Connell Street
Kingswood

There are no entry requirements for the course however It is preferable to have Certificate III Individual Support (Aged) and/or have recent (within the last 6 months) experience in aged care work before enrolling in this course. You are required to have a current National Police Check in order to do work placement and it is recommended you have the flu vaccination. These are undertaken at your own expense and you will need to supply evidence of these have been completed before you go to work placement. The days for this course are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 am to 3.30 pm
Classes are 6 hours per day from 9.00am to 3.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, (subject to change)
To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol Now option.

Please attend the information session on
Tuesday 2 July 2019 from 5 pm at
TAFE NSW Nepean (Kingswood Campus)
Building B, Level G, Room 02 (Via Gate 2)
12-44 O'Connell Street
Kingswood

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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Course Location

Nepean College, Kingswood Campus
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601

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