Part Time Day
Course Start Date
29 Jul 2021
15.3 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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a part time day, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, 1 day a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5.4 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 4.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-directed study including assignment preparation, research, revision of skills practice and self reflection.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This qualification requires students to be able to physically support older clients and this will including tasks such as lifting, bathing, dressing, showering, toileting, facilitating movement etc.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
Students will be provided with access to the following supports:
- Counsellors, LNN specialists, Interpreter services, Helpdesk and Online Learning Support
- Time with teacher outside of the classroom/ online lecture environment (e.g. sitting with a teacher in the library for support)
- Guidance from Library staff and student support services
- Opportunities to participate in tutoring
- Contact with teachers via email, Skype calls, phone calls, allocated meeting times
- Work Placement Support including helping the student identify and secure a work placement, supportive conversations with a teacher or ESO, debriefing/ mentoring by an Education Support Officer
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 Thursday 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:
Appropriate attire (Black Trousers and enclosed black shoes) must be worn at all times when performing skills in practical room.
You are required to bring your own stationery and a USB.
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
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|HLTHPS006||Assist clients with medication|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCAGE002||Implement falls prevention strategies|
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.Enrol Now
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