Course Start Date
19.7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Ageing Support will enable you make a difference in the lives of others and lead from the front as an aged care team leader. Gain a deep working knowledge of aged care, uncover your personal leadership style and get on-the-job experience in this high demand area.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Provide person centred care and strengths based practice
- Advocate for the interests and rights of your clients
- Coordinate services and interventions
- Deliver care services to palliative clients and clients with dementia
- Lead teams of staff
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Empathy and patience
- Great organisation and time management
- Ability to effectively manage and resolve conflict
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- A pathway to a rewarding career or further study
- Aged care team leader
- Home care support worker
- Community care worker
- Aged care worker
- Home care planner
- Direct care worker
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Nursing
- Diploma of Community Services
- Diploma of Mental Health
Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Tuesday, 22 June 2021||5:00pm to 6:00pm||Kingswood Campus, Building B, Ground Level, Room 02 (B.G.02)|
This is a part time course. You will need to attend approximately 7.7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 28 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 5.8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including moodle, research and group learning.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course is designed for people who have an interest in caring for and supporting older people in residential care. It is suitable for people who are seeking to obtain their first qualification and those seeking a change in career.
It is a pathway to Certificate IV and the Diploma of Community Services and a Bachelor of Social Work.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
Work placement is a requirment of this course. You will need to complete 120 - 240 hours in a residential aged care facility.
Vaccination against the flu and a National Police check are mandatory for work placement in an aged care facility.
Note: If you are currently working in aged care, this may count towards your workplacement hours. You course co-ordinator will discuss this with you on enrolment.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
The following additional support is also available to you:
- Language, literacy and numeracy support
- Disability services
- ATSI support
- Multicultural learner support
- Learning support and child care
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- A National Police Check: approximately $50
- TAFE polo shirt for work placement: $25
- Vaccination against the 'flu' (various)
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTHPS006||Assist clients with medication|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601
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